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

Hugo Mildenberger Hugo.Mildenberger at web.de
Sat Jan 22 13:10:56 CET 2011


you may try to run R as root while updating packages. Some
packages insist to install in directories writeable only by root.

On Saturday 22 January 2011 07:50:10 Ajay Ohri wrote:
> 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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