[R] What Directs R to Executable Directory?

William Dunlap wdunlap at tibco.com
Tue Apr 8 03:22:00 CEST 2014

Running the Linux commands
   which R
   echo $PATH | sed -e 's/:/\n/g'
might give you a hint.

(Exactly what did you install in /usr?)

Bill Dunlap
TIBCO Software
wdunlap tibco.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf
> Of Rich Shepard
> Sent: Monday, April 07, 2014 5:51 PM
> To: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [R] What Directs R to Executable Directory?
>    I apparently had a prior version of R in /usr/local/, but deleted all
> R files in that subdirectory. Rebuilt R-3.0.3 and installed it in /usr/.
> However, when I try to start R as either a user or as root it aborts because
> it cannot find /usr/local/bin/R.
>    Where is this information stored? I need to either edit that file or
> remove it so R can happily find all it wants in /usr/.
> Thanks,
> Rich
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