[R-sig-Debian] help.start() not working

Michael Rutter mar36 at psu.edu
Mon Feb 20 20:38:47 CET 2012

On 02/20/2012 11:52 AM, Prof.S.U.Gulumbe wrote:
> I have notice today that my "help.start()" in the R- enviroment does not work. It give me the following message:
> Error in readRDS(file) : error reading from connection
> I would appreciate any help on that. Im using Ubuntu oreinic 11.10
> usman

It could be an issue with your default browser.  What happens when you type

xdg-open http://www.google.com

In the command line.  On my machine, a new tab opens up in Firefox with 
google.  Do you get something similar?

Dr. Michael A. Rutter
School of Science
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Station Road
Erie, PA 16563

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