[R] R not loading
russell.barbour at yale.edu
Tue Apr 23 19:50:04 CEST 2013
Dear Dr. Langfelder,
Thank you for your suggestion. Indeed there were two massive files in the ".RData file" which once I removed them , the program loads effortlessly. Thanks again for the suggest.
Russell " Skip" Barbour Ph.D.
Associate Director for Statistics
Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
Yale School of Medicine
135 College St. Suit 200
New Haven , CT. 06510
Tel: 203 764 4332
Fax: 203 764 4353
Email: russell.barbour at yale.edu
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From: Peter Langfelder [mailto:peter.langfelder at gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2013 6:43 PM
To: Barbour, Russell
Cc: r-help at r-project.org
Subject: Re: [R] R not loading
On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Barbour, Russell
<russell.barbour at yale.edu> wrote:
> I am having a problem with loading R on my 64 bit computer. It used to load perfectly until I upgraded to R 3.0.0 now it takes about 10 to even 20 minutes ? Does anyone know how to remedy this problem?
Did R-3.0.0 ever load quick? A simple cause of a looong startup time
is if you have a huge .RData file that gets loaded every time you
start R. When you quit R, either do not save the session, or, if you
do, make sure your session does not contain huge data.
The .RData (and .Rhistory) files are saved in the current working
directory. If you run R from the terminal, it will be the directory
you are in when you start R. If you run GUI, the default directory
varies by system. Look for large files with the name .RData in your
home directory (or perhaps Documents) and if you find them, try
deleting or moving them somewhere else. Make sure that your file
browser displays files starting with a dot (.) which is not always the
> Russell " Skip" Barbour Ph.D.
> Associate Director for Statistics
> Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
> Yale School of Medicine
> 135 College St. Suit 200
> New Haven , CT. 06510
> Tel: 203 764 4332
> Fax: 203 764 4353
> Email: russell.barbour at yale.edu<mailto:russell.barbour at yale.edu>
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