[R] (quite possibly OT) Re: how to make R running on a Linux server display a plot on a Windows machine

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Feb 23 16:20:16 CET 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Glover, Tim <NTGLOVER at mactec.com> wrote:
> One additional option on the Linux-on-the-local-machine option described below.  Consider running Microsoft's free virtual machine with a copy of Linux in there.  Now you have the advantages of dual-boot with BOTH operating systems available with a toggle key sequence.

 Of course if the original problem was lack of memory on the desktop
machine to run the R job, it follows that the machine may struggle to
devote enough memory to a virtual machine to run anything!

 Also, Sun's Virtual Box is an option: http://www.virtualbox.org/


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