[R] Please help me, I'm trying to update my version of R
bhh at xs4all.nl
Tue Aug 23 08:35:46 CEST 2016
Follow up on my previous mail.
See the FAQ for OS X :https://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/RMacOSX-FAQ.html
Read the section "3.2 Installation of packages". It tells it all.
(reachable from the contents entry "How to install packages").
> On 23 Aug 2016, at 08:27, Berend Hasselman <bhh at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> On 22 Aug 2016, at 22:17, KMNanus <kmnanus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I’m a newbie running 3.2.4 on a mac equipped with Yosemite (10.10.5).
>> I want to update to 3.3.1 and have downloaded the package, but have not been able to install it. I’ve tried install.packages("R-3.3.1.tar.gz”) and install.packages("R-3.3.1.pkg”) after downloading both files.
>> I get an error msg - "package ‘R-3.3.1.pkg’ is not available (for R version 3.2.4)"
>> I know this question has shown up on several message boards but I’m having trouble understanding the process.
>> Is there a straightforward way to update my version of R and, if successful, will R automatically work with the packages I’ve installed?
> This question is actually for R-SIG-Mac.
> After double clicking on the R-3.3.1.pkg you will have R 3.3.1 installed.
> You don't need to run install.packages to get the packages for R-3.3.1.
> You can have R install the current versions of the packages you had installed.
> Start the R GUI.
> Go to the menu:
> - Click Packages & Data
> - select Package Installer
> - click Get List
> - click the disclosure triangle in the Package Search input field. And then click Select packages from R.....
> This should work if your previous installation of R was installed by the regular installer of R on Mac OS X.
>> Ken Nanus
>> kmnanus at gmail.com
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>> 347-730-4813 (fax)
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