Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jul 13 11:31:55 CEST 2009
See the FAQ sections 8 and 2.1.4, e.g.
X11 window system is necessary to use the X11 device in R and other
devices that rely on X11.
Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and 10.4 (Tiger) include X11 on the
installation CD/DVD, however, it is not selected by default. If it is
not installed, you can re-install it using the original installation
The error message indicates that your machine either does not have X11
installed or it is not installed properly.
On Sun, 12 Jul 2009, Mikhail Beketov wrote:
> I cannot load the tcltk. I saw that some people had this problem, but what is the solution?
> I just updated my R to the 2.9.1 version. My MAC OS X is 10.4.11. I also additionally installed tcl/tk 8.5.5 (X11 version). But it doesn't work. The error message is:
> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...) :
> ? unable to load shared library '/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.9/Resources/library/tcltk/libs/i386/tcltk.so':
> ? dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.9/Resources/library/tcltk/libs/i386/tcltk.so, 10): Library not loaded: /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.6.dylib
> ? Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.9/Resources/library/tcltk/libs/i386/tcltk.so
> ? Reason: image not found
> Error : .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'tcltk'
> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'tcltk'
> Many many thanks in advance!
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