[R] package ca/rgl for ubuntu?

Manderscheid Katharina Katharina.Manderscheid at unilu.ch
Mon Dec 6 20:05:24 CET 2010

thanks a lot, duncan for that super-fast reply and help!
i could install rgl via synaptic and afterwards ca in R directly. and it works! :-)

have a nice evening, kat
Von: Duncan Murdoch [murdoch.duncan at gmail.com]
Gesendet: Montag, 6. Dezember 2010 19:55
An: Manderscheid Katharina
Cc: r-help at r-project.org
Betreff: Re: [R] package ca/rgl for ubuntu?

On 06/12/2010 1:45 PM, Manderscheid Katharina wrote:
> hi,
> for some unknown reason i cannot install the package ca in R running in a ubuntu mint system. i keep getting the following error message:

You need the development package for OpenGL or MesaGL to install rgl.  I
don't know Ubuntu so I don't know how to ask for it, but that's what you
want (unless you choose to install a binary; I believe some are
available for Ubuntu).

Duncan Murdoch
> configure: error: missing required header GL/gl.h
> ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘rgl’
> * removing ‘/home/kat/R/i486-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.12/rgl’
> ERROR: dependency ‘rgl’ is not available for package ‘ca’
> * removing ‘/home/kat/R/i486-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.12/ca’
> Die heruntergeladenen Pakete sind in
>       ‘/tmp/Rtmp7r6s3h/downloaded_packages’
> Warnmeldungen:
> 1: In install.packages("ca") :
>    Installation des Pakets 'rgl' hatte Exit-Status ungleich 0
> 2: In install.packages("ca") :
>    Installation des Pakets 'ca' hatte Exit-Status ungleich 0
> thanks a lot for your help!
> katharina
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