[R] problem installing R on ubuntu
Horace.Tso at pgn.com
Thu Dec 23 20:15:40 CET 2010
Barry, my reporting error, my ubuntu is 10.04, which is Hardy I believe. It was a straight build from the source. No funny stuff done on it.
From: b.rowlingson at googlemail.com [mailto:b.rowlingson at googlemail.com] On Behalf Of Barry Rowlingson
Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2010 10:57 AM
To: Horace Tso
Subject: Re: [R] problem installing R on ubuntu
On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 6:30 PM, Horace Tso <Horace.Tso at pgn.com> wrote:
> Following the official instructions to install R on ubuntu 10.04, I issued this command on the prompt,
> sudo apt-get install r-base
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
> r-base: Depends: r-base-core (>= 2.12.1-1hardy0) but 2.10.1-2 is to be installed
> Depends: r-recommended (= 2.12.1-1hardy0) but 2.10.1-2 is to be installed
> E: Broken packages
> Note I already have 2.10.1 installed.
Ubuntu 10.4 is Lucid Lynx, so I'm slightly worried why hardy is
mentioned in the error. Is this a poorly upgraded machine from Hardy?
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