[R] [R-sig-Debian] Debian ?Ubuntu version of latest R using synaptic in Ubuntu 10.10

mat matthieu.stigler at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 13:17:22 CET 2011


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You can't update packages from within R? Did you try to start R with 
sudo permissions?:
sudo R

Hope this helps


Le 22. 01. 11 07:50, Ajay Ohri a écrit :
> Dear List
> I use synaptic to download R on my Ubuntu 10.10. It seems latest version of
> R on Ubuntu is 2.11.1
> Even when I use debian.cran.r-project.org to update my packages the problem
> remains (latest versions on CRAN are almost always 2 updates ahead of Debian
> packages) This is also true for a lot of other packages as well
> My specific problem is while I can use sudo apt-get to update packages from
> Debian repository I get a permission denied when I am trying to update from
> CRAN from within R. I am a Linux newbie
> Please help
> Regards
> Ajay
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