[R] Where is the tcltk package?
spector at stat.berkeley.edu
Fri Apr 8 03:49:19 CEST 2011
In order for R to build with tcltk support, the tcl/tk development
packages need to be available when R is configured. This command
apt-get install tcl8.5-dev tk8.5-dev
will install the necessary development packages, but you'll need to
reconfigure and rebuild R in order to get tcltk support,
On Fri, 8 Apr 2011, Rolf Turner wrote:
> On 08/04/11 12:40, Erik Iverson wrote:
>> On 04/07/2011 07:32 PM, Rolf Turner wrote:
>>> On 08/04/11 12:22, Erik Iverson wrote:
>>>> What does
>> I believe R needs to be compiled with tcltk support for the package to
>> work. Do
>> you compile your own version or use a package manager (e.g., on Ubuntu)?
>> If you
>> have TCL/TK installed in a "standard" location, all should be well I think.
> I installed R from source; couldn't figure out how to get a Ubuntu binary.
> I forget the details (it was a while ago) but nothing seemed to work.
> I think I have the tcl/tk stuff in a ``standard location'':
>> On my Ubuntu machine, I have both the "tcl" and the "tk" packages installed
>> through Synaptic (the package manager).
> I don't grok ``Synaptic''. I have installed various stuff using
> ``sudo apt-get install ....'' --- that's about as far as my capabilities
> Rolf Turner
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