[R] update R version in windows

Bond, Stephen Stephen.Bond at cibc.com
Fri Nov 10 19:33:49 CET 2017

This issue does not exist on Linux. My Ubuntu updates both R and all packages.

Stephen B

-----Original Message-----
From: J C Nash [mailto:profjcnash at gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, November 10, 2017 1:19 PM
To: r-help; RICHARD M. HEIBERGER; Bond, Stephen
Subject: Re: [R] update R version in windows

However, trying this on Linux Mint gave

  package ‘installr’ is not available (for R version 3.4.2)

Has the package not been updated yet?


Try the installr package. It was designed for this purpose.

On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 11:49 AM, Bond, Stephen <Stephen.Bond at cibc.com> wrote:
> Is there a utility which will allow me to upgrade my R version and update all packages from the old version?
> If I manually upgrade, then I have to manually re-install 50 packages.
> Thank you.
> Stephen B

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