[R] ggplot2 will not install after system upgrade
paul.bivand at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 21:36:09 CEST 2015
This is most likely the "stringi" dependency, which is new.
Follow the links from the CRAN page for "stringi" and you may find some
I initially had the same problem with my Mageia install, but it's sorted
On 3 September 2015 at 22:53, Jeff Trefftzs <jeff at trefftzs.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-09-03 at 16:47 -0400, Ista Zahn wrote:
> > Hi Jeff,
> > Your chances of getting a useful response will increase if you
> > provide
> > some additional information. For example, which version of R? Which
> > version of ggplot2?
> Sorry. R was version 3.2.1
> ggplot2 1.0.1
> > What sequence of commands produces the error?
> install.packages("ggplot2") (or various equivalents while in R-Studio
> > What
> > _exactly_ does the error message say?
> I was working on my laptop, where I didn't have email enabled, so I was
> unable to cut & paste all the output. The last bit of the error
> messages boiled down to "unable to find libicui18n.so.50. No such file
> or directory"
> > update.packages(ask=FALSE, checkBuilt=TRUE)
> > install.packages("ggplot2")
> I hadn't tried that.
> Follow-up: On the laptop I downgraded to R-3.1.3 and things worked
> again. The various error messages I got were confusing. When I tried
> to install ggplot2 from the first US mirror the https server at
> Berkeley), it told me "gplot2 not available for R 3.2.1". When I tried
> one of the other servers (e.g., other Berkeley server, or the UCLA
> server) it would download, and come to grief with the libicu message.
> But downgrading to R 3.1.3 seems to have cured things.
> I'm still baffled, however, since I'm writing this on my desktop
> computer which has R version 3.2.1 and a successful install of ggplot2
> -1.0.1 actually working.
> Jeff Trefftzs
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