[R] R + Linux Ubuntu 10.10

Tobias Verbeke tobias.verbeke at openanalytics.eu
Sat Nov 20 14:08:52 CET 2010

Hi Maximilien,

On 11/20/2010 01:51 PM, Maximilien Renard wrote:

> I've just installed Linux (K)Ubuntu 10.10 as well as R and I'm stuck
> with a very annoying problem.
> I've compiled the latest R version from the sources without any
> problem, sadly when I start R in a terminal, it does not behave as
> expected. In fact, I cannot use the arrow keys (up, down, left, right)
> because they are automatically replaced with things like ^[[A
> I have no idea if it R related or not but it is very annoying and I'd
> appreciate any help.

You need to compile R with readline support
(and for that libreadline-dev needs to be
installed IIRC).


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