[R] Where is the tcltk package?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 02:30:34 CEST 2011

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 8:15 PM, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> Perhaps I'm being even thicker than usual, but I can't find
> the tcltk package on CRAN.  There is a tcltk2 package, which says
> that it is a collection of supplements to tcltk, but I cannot
> see a just-plain tcltk anywhere.
> If I try to install tcltk2 (from the Linux command line, or using
> install.packages() in R) it complains that it needs tcltk.
> If I try to install tcltk using install.packages() it tells me that
> this package is not available.
> What is going on?

In most distributions of R tcltk is already included.  Try


and see if you get it.

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