[R] r internet connection is very slow
ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Jun 10 15:58:44 CEST 2014
Probably you used a slow mirror and did not tell us which one ... or you
have lots of packages installed on a very slow drive (such as a network
On 10.06.2014 15:52, Aidan Corcoran wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a fresh install of R on a virtual desktop running Win 7 64 bit and
> when I try to install packages it is extremely slow.
> I typed
> and it takes about 1 minute for the mirror select box to open. After that I
> waited about 20 minutes for the ggplot package and then cancelled it
> (smaller packages are quicker than that but still exceptionally slow).
> Not sure where to start as other programs work fine and the internet
> connection is fine apart from in R. I have pasted Sessioninfo below. Any
> help is very much appreciated.
> many thanks
> R version 3.1.0 (2014-04-10)
> Platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
>  LC_COLLATE=English_United Kingdom.1252
>  LC_CTYPE=English_United Kingdom.1252
>  LC_MONETARY=English_United Kingdom.1252
>  LC_NUMERIC=C
>  LC_TIME=English_United Kingdom.1252
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
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