[R-sig-Debian] proplems installing R 2.5 on Ubuntu 14.04

Lentes, Bernd bernd.lentes at helmholtz-muenchen.de
Tue Nov 8 14:39:35 CET 2016


i'd like to install R 2.5 on an Ubuntu 14.04.
I have a special software requiring this old version.

While ./configure, i get the following error:

checking for mbstate_t... yes
checking for X... no
configure: error: --with-x=yes (default) and X11 headers/libs are not available

The problem is that i don't know which headers or libraries are missing, and when i search with aptitude in the Ubuntu repositories i find a ton of them and don't know which one to install.

Can anyone help me ?

Or this there a repository for that old version for Ubuntu ?
On CRAN i found just repositories for more recent versions.

Thanks in advance.


Bernd Lentes 

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