[R] Error using sos

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Fri Dec 31 22:45:23 CET 2010

On 31.12.2010 11:02, Paolo Rossi wrote:
> I am trying to use sos but I get the message below
> My PC's spec is: MS XP Version 2002 SP 3
> Intel Celeron E3300 @ 2.50Ghz
> Is the error below related to a firewall or something?

Are you able to connect to that side via your favorite internet browser?

If so, try again and if it still fails, then yes , there may be a 
firewall that blocks a specific application or you need to provide R 
with a proxy address or whatever is configured on your end. We cannot 
know about those details.

Uwe Ligges

> Thanks and Happy New Year
> Paolo
> Error in readLines(link) : cannot open the connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> In readLines(link) :
>    unable to connect to 'search.r-project.org' on port 80.
> found 0 matches
> x has zero rows;  nothing to display.
> Warning message:
> In parseHTML(href) : An error occurred in readLine(link), link = 3
> findFn needs Internet access;  is it available?
> 	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
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