[R] No "doc" directory in my installation of R.
jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Sun Aug 8 05:26:13 CEST 2021
R documentation on my Ubuntu 20.20 is in /usr/share/R/doc.
I see no doc directories in the locations you mention using
Maybe you should be asking on R-sig-debian, perhaps with less noise about
On Sun, 8 Aug 2021, Rolf Turner wrote:
> Should/shouldn't there be one?
> My R seems to be installed in /usr/lib/R. If do an "ls" of this
> directory, I get:
>> bin/ COPYING@ etc/ lib/ library/ modules/
>> site-library/ SVN-REVISION
> Definitely no "doc".
> The (only) reason that I am concerned about this, is that I have decided
> to experiment a bit with Rstudio, and it apparently wants a "doc"
> directory. When I try to start Rstudio I get a pop-up window with the
> error message
>> R doc dir (/usr/local/lib64/R/doc) not found.
> Note that /usr/local/lib64/R is a symbolic link to /usr/lib/R.
> The latter is where my installation put R; the former seems to be where
> Rstudio wants it to. So I created the symbolic link.
> The discrepancy between locations is another puzzle/worry.
> My installation comes from a pre-built binary ("sudo apt install
> r-base"). I apparently have the latest version. I remark that I am
> running Ubuntu 20.04 with a Mate 1.20.4 desktop.
> How can I get a "doc" directory into my R directory and make Rstudio
> Rolf Turner
> P.S. I have also tried to ask about this on the Rstudio community
> forum, but it seems to me to more of an R question than an Rstudio one.
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