[R] internet routines cannot be loaded, R 3.5.0

Sarah Goslee @@r@h@go@|ee @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Jun 6 22:56:37 CEST 2018


install.packages() will install packages you specify,

update.packages(ask = FALSE, checkBuilt = TRUE)

is a useful way to update all installed packages after a major R update.

Your specific error message is probably because the sorengard mirror is down:


Pick a different mirror, and it should work.


On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 12:27 PM, LMH <lmh_users-groups using molconn.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently upgraded my version of R and find I need to reinstall packages
> (unless there is some method to import my old profile and files). I have set
> my repository to CRAN and set my CRAN mirror to US, NY. If I select
> "packages > install packages" in the R console, I get a message, "no
> packages were specified". I thought this command gave me a list of packages
> available to install.
> If I select, "packages > update packages", I get the message,
> Warning: unable to access index for repository
> https://mirrors.sorengard.com/cran/src/contrib:
>   internet routines cannot be loaded
> Error in gzfile(file, mode) : cannot open the connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> In gzfile(file, mode) :
>   cannot open compressed file
> 'C:\DOCUME~1\BASIC_~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\RtmpqiUPQX/libloc_185_34943e0b.rds',
> probable reason 'No such file or directory'
> I have done a search on, "internet routines cannot be loaded" and don't find
> anything that looks relevant.
> i have installed some packages manually from local zip files, but many
> packages have a large number of dependencies and it would take forever to
> download them all.
> Can someone help me to get this working?
> Thanks,

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