[R-SIG-Mac] Need help to install

MacQueen, Don macqueen1 at llnl.gov
Fri Jan 14 23:57:04 CET 2011

On 1/14/11 2:51 PM, "David Winsemius" <dwinsemius at comcast.net> wrote:

> On Jan 14, 2011, at 5:33 PM, MacQueen, Don wrote:
>> Have you downloaded the file R2.12.1.pkg from CRAN?
>> If so, then installing R using that file is just like installing any
>> other Mac software.
> The OP didn't copy the list, but did get success with the standard
> links offered earlier
>> If you have done that, and „bouncing‰ refers to the R icon in the
>> doc bouncing for a while ˜ but R never starts ˜ then I don‚t what
>> the problem is. But you will need to provide a more detailed and
>> thorough description of what exactly you have done before anyone can
>> give real help.
>> I also suggest you also install the Developer Tools from the DVD
>> that came with your Mac Pro.
> Excellent point. Those Tools are needed to succeed with any packages
> that need to be installed from source, although the proportion of such
> packages has really dropped off in the last year. The Mac platform is
> really getting excellent support from Simon, Ripley, and the rest of
> the Core.

*** indeed it has, and I appreciate it very much ***

>> -Don
>> On 1/12/11 4:47 PM, "Karthick Bala" <diatomist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am new to mac, just moved from PC to mac. I need help to install R
>> in my
>> new mac pro. I read the details in R Mac OS page, it is bouncing!
>> Please
>> help me.
>> thanks
>> Karthick
> David Winsemius, MD
> West Hartford, CT

Don MacQueen
Environmental Protection Department
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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