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

Benilton Carvalho beniltoncarvalho at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 14:37:35 CET 2010

between some offline conversations and suggestions, things appear to
be working fine after a 'sudo apt-get --purge remove'.

thank you all,


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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