[R] installing R on Ubuntu

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Feb 8 20:55:19 CET 2009

On 8 February 2009 at 06:56, Paul Heinrich Dietrich wrote:
| Amendment/Question #1:
| When I update.packages(), it tells me that rgl fails to update because it
| can't find X11.  Again, I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, but it looks like X comes
| with Ubuntu.  I see files under /etc/X11.  Does this mean I need to download
| x11-common (or x11-apps, or x11-utils, or one of the others?) with the
| Synaptic Package Manager?  I hesitate on this because it seems like X11 is
| not a simple add-on package, but something core to Ubuntu.  Any help is
| appreciated.  Thanks.

What is wrong with

     $ sudo apt-get install r-cran-rgl

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