[R] R, RStudio, and a server for my iPad.

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 00:01:17 CEST 2014

Even if you do get Rstudio running on a server, unfortunately it won't
help. The ipad doesn't support quite enough html to get a fully
functional Rstudio interface - almost everything works but you can't
type anything :/  It would be possible to fix this, but fundamentally
we don't believe that the Rstudio interface is the right choice for an


On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 5:00 PM, John Sorkin
<JSorkin at grecc.umaryland.edu> wrote:
> I bemoan the fact that I can not run R or Rstudio on my iPad. A possible work around would be to set up a server (probably under Linux), and get the server to present a web page that to would allow me to run R on the server. I have searched the web for a clear, simple answer on how to do this but can not find one. There are answers, but not for someone who has not built a Linux server. Can someone provide either a reference to, or a short explanation of how I can build the server, get R or RStudio to run on it, and get the server and its R or RStudio program available to me on my iPad? I can probably find guidance on how to build an Apache server under Linux.
> Thank you,
> John
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