[R] tab auto-fill and arrow keys are not working in R on a linux cluster

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Wed Jun 4 02:22:11 CEST 2014

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On June 3, 2014 4:47:58 PM PDT, "Shi, Tao" <shidaxia at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Hi List,
>We have R 3.1.0 installed on the head node of our linux cluster, but
>the tab auto-complete and the arrow keys are not working.  When I was
>trying to use the up/down arrow key to scroll through the old command
>history I got something like this.  Any ideas on what's going on here?
>Many thanks!
>> sessionInfo()
>R version 3.1.0 (2014-04-10)
>Platform: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu (64-bit)
> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.iso885915       LC_NUMERIC=C
> [3] LC_TIME=en_US.iso885915        LC_COLLATE=en_US.iso885915
> [5] LC_MONETARY=en_US.iso885915    LC_MESSAGES=en_US.iso885915
> [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.iso885915       LC_NAME=C
> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C                   LC_TELEPHONE=C
>attached base packages:
>[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base
>> ^[[A^[[A^[[A^[[A
>Error: unexpected input in "
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