[R] unsupported url scheme

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Apr 28 20:07:05 CEST 2013

On 28/04/2013 15:32, jawad hussain wrote:
> fileUrl <- "https://data.baltimorecity.gov/api/views/dz54-2aru/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD"download.file(fileUrl,destfile="./data/Cameras.csv",method="curl") I tried it after installing package "RCurl" but it give error message: Error in download.file(fileUrl, destfile = "Cameras.csv") :
>    unsupported URL schemeI can you help me to solve this problem. JAWAD HUSSAIN ASHRAF

Yes, simply install a version of cURL which supports that scheme, then 
re-install RCurl.

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That does apply to you, too.  No HTML, tell us your sessionInfo() ....

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