[R-sig-Debian] A newbee problem compiling R in ubuntu.
Kenneth Roy Cabrera Torres
krcabrer at une.net.co
Mon Feb 1 06:15:16 CET 2010
Thank you Mr. Dirk Eddelbuettel:
> Here is a simple suggestion: go to
> and read how to obtain pre-built current binaries for your Ubuntu system.
I got the ubuntu repositorie and I "sudo aptitude install" all the R
But still the problem.
> | Then when I try to call R it shows me this message:
> | Fatal error: unable to open the base package
> | But if I work as superuser, like "sudo R", everything works fine.
> | I understand that it is a privileges issue, but where and how can I fix
> | the problem?
> That is close to impossible to say based on the information you provided.
> Some files must have gotten root access when you meant to have only user
> access. You could use a tool like strace to see exactly where the access
I try the precompiled version, but I still have the problem...
With "strace" I got a very large output... where do I look for to see
Thank you for your help
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