[R-sig-Debian] Problems with ubuntu karmic x64

Michael Rutter mar36 at psu.edu
Thu Feb 11 13:57:02 CET 2010


You can find detailed install instructions here:


It includes how to install the needed key.  Also, the R version from 
CRAN does not include a launch icon.  You just need to type "R" from a 

Hope this helps,

On 02/11/2010 07:45 AM, Norberto Martín wrote:
> Hello.
> I've tried to install R on ubuntu and all succeeded untill I searched for
> the icon to execute, simply didn't appear anywhere.
> I wrote in terminal:
> *sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list*
> then
> added with :
> *##Estadística con R
> deb http://cran.es.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu karmic/*
> saved,
> *sudo apt-get update*
> and
> *sudo apt-get install r-base*
> as instructions say.
> Then I tried to update with the GUI and this message came out:
> *W: Error de GPG: http://cran.es.r-project.org karmic/ Release Las firmas
> siguientes no se pudieron verificar porque su llave pública no está
> disponible: NO_PUBKEY D67FC6EAE2A11821*
> And I can't find the way to add the Key. So I'm stuck!! Please give me a
> hand.
> I'm at university studying telematics in Mérida, Spain, and many students as
> me are trying to use ubuntu as a platform to run all our programs such as R
> and trying to go the Open Source way rather than using other os.
> thank you very much.
> Norberto Martín Pearson
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