[R] MASS package not on CRAN ?

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 15:39:47 CET 2010

MASS is a recommended package, so is probably already installed on
your machine. Try



On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Markus Loecher <markus.loecher at gmail.com> wrote:
> The MASS package is listed on the CRAN web site (
> http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/MASS/index.html) but I am unable to
> install it via install.packages(). The error is that the package is
> "unavailable". When I manually download the source tar ball and try to
> install it on a Linux machine, installation fails because "it is not a valid
> package".
> Do I need to search different repositories ?
> Thanks,
> Markus
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Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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