[R] FW: Can't access CRAN
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 04:36:38 CET 2009
Maybe the suggestions here help:
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 8:19 PM, Charles Annis, P.E.
<Charles.Annis at statisticalengineering.com> wrote:
> Dear R-Helpers:
> I'm running R version 2.8.1 on a 1 year old HP Pavilion with a AMD Athelon
> 64 Dual Core Processor 4800+ 2.50GHz chip, Vista Home Premium SP1, and 2 GB
> RAM. I can't add packages (even running as Administrator) because I can't
> connect to a CRAN mirror.
> (After nearly a minute I see the menu, and after any selection I immediately
> Warning message:
> In open.connection(con, "r") :
> unable to connect to 'cran.r-project.org' on port 80.
> BUT - I also have R 2.6.2 installed on this machine. It works perfectly.
> Consulting the FAQ I tried changing permissions but no-go, plus the
> permissions on R 2.6.2 and R 2.8.1 appear to be identical.
> I'm baffled. Can anyone illuminate this situation?
> Charles Annis, P.E.
> Charles.Annis at StatisticalEngineering.com
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