[R] Error: cannot remove prior installation of package ‘BiocManager’

Uwe Ligges ||gge@ @end|ng |rom @t@t|@t|k@tu-dortmund@de
Fri Jun 19 13:56:52 CEST 2020

The packages must not be loaded when you try to update.

Uwe Ligges

On 19.06.2020 12:07, Ankush Sharma wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am working R version 4.0.1 macos catalina , I´m not able to load
> libraries e.g ggplot2
> Error: Error: package or namespace load failed for ‘ggplot2’ in
> loadNamespace(i, c(lib.loc, .libPaths()), versionCheck = vI[[i]]):
>   there is no package called ‘gtable’
> Then i tried installing gtable,  But  installation is showing error :
> Error in install.packages : cannot remove prior installation of package
> ‘gtable’
> This is also for other packages like BiocManager, when I manually changed
> the name or removed the BiocManager from the library, the package was
> smoothly installed.
> Any pointers on how to solve this problem without manual removal of
> packages.  remove.packages command is also not working.
> Thanks in advance.
> Best Regards
> *Ankush Sharma*
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