[R] Problem installing gtools package

Henrik Bengtsson hb at stat.berkeley.edu
Tue Apr 27 15:19:16 CEST 2010

See this thread:

Stefan Theußl, Update: working mirrors and services due to IT failure
at WU, April 26, 2010:


On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Andrew Hill <andy.bob.hill at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am attempting to install the gtools package, so that I can compute the
> permutations of a set.  However, I having difficulties.  My problems are:
> 1)  When I use the GUI "Install package(s)" command, the package "gtools"
> does not appear in my list.
> 2)  I dowloaded the package from
> http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/gtools/ .  I Then used the GUI
> command "Install package(s) from local zip files" and I got the error "Error
> in gzfile(file, "r") : cannot open the connection" when I tried to select
> the package.
> Any ideas how to install gtools or alternative packages to compute
> permutations?
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