[R-sig-Debian] R installation on Ubuntu

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at princeton.edu
Wed Feb 12 07:33:08 CET 2014

On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 6:00 PM, Chad Sebranek <csebranek at gmail.com> wrote:
> When installing R (using apt-get install r-base), I believe it works for
> the most part, but at the end of the installation it says:
> "Errors were encountered while processing:
>  install-info
>  doc-base"

A shot in the dark (the exact error should be in the output/log
somewhere): one reason this could happen is because you don't have a
TeX distribution installed (or it's not being found). I think
install-info looks for pdflatex.


Scott Kostyshak
Economics PhD Candidate
Princeton University

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