[R-sig-Debian] can't launch R after "installing" it

Benilton Carvalho beniltoncarvalho at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 14:17:30 CET 2010

after 'sudo apt-get install r-base-core', this is what she gets
(translated by me, sorry):

Reading the list of packages.... ready.
Building the dependency tree...
Reading state information... ready
r-base-core is the latest version
r-base-core is set for manual installation
0 packages updated, 0 new packages installed, 0 to be removed and 0 not updated.


On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Kevin Donnelly <kevin at dotmon.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 February 2010 12:38, Benilton Carvalho wrote:
>> After an apparent successful installation of R (via sudo apt-get
>> install r-base), her attempts of loading R (typing 'R' on the
>> terminal) always return a message stating that it is not installed.
> I think r-base is a "dummy" package to ease the transition to a smaller base
> install.  Can your friend try installing r-base-core and see what happens?
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