[R-SIG-Mac] [R] problem with the installation of r commander on a mac
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Thu Oct 4 23:46:46 CEST 2012
In fun(libname, pkgname) : couldn't connect to display ":0"
suggests that X11 is not running. Note that X11 is no longer part of OS X since Mountain Lion.
On Oct 4, 2012, at 4:32 PM, John Fox wrote:
> Dear Marco,
> To provide some background, you and I have corresponded about your problem,
> and now at least you appear to have the tcltk package installed. Did you
> reinstall R as I suggested?
> Have you checked that tcltk is working, following the instructions I sent
> you in an earlier email?
> I don't believe that the Rcmdr ever calls tk_messageBox directly, but there
> is a tk_messageBox() function in tcltk, and you can check whether this is
> the source (or a symptom) of the problem by issuing the following commands
> in a fresh R session:
> That should, as the function name suggests, bring up a Tk message box.
> Also I'm not sure what's going on with 'couldn't connect to display ":0"',
> which suggests an X-Windows issue.
> Finally, I'm moving this discussion to r-sig-mac, where you're more likely
> to get knowledgeable assistance.
> John Fox
> Senator McMaster Professor of Social Statistics
> Department of Sociology
> McMaster University
> Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org]
>> On Behalf Of Marco Mello
>> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 12:57 PM
>> To: r-help at r-project.org
>> Subject: [R] problem with the installation of r commander on a mac
>> Dear list members,
>> Im trying to install R Commander under Mac OSX Mountain Lion (10.8.2).
>> After following all the steps described in the installation notes
>> notes.html), I got this error message:
>> Loading required package: tcltk
>> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
>> Loading required package: car
>> Loading required package: MASS
>> Loading required package: nnet
>> Error : .onLoad failed in loadNamespace() for 'Rcmdr', details:
>> call: structure(.External("dotTclObjv", objv, PACKAGE = "tcltk"),
>> class = "tclObj")
>> error: [tcl] invalid command name "tk_messageBox".
>> In addition: Warning message:
>> In fun(libname, pkgname) : couldn't connect to display ":0"
>> Error: package/namespace load failed for Rcmdr
>> The strange thing is that Ive installed Tcl/Tk and XQuark as
>> Ive also tried uninstalling R, reinstalling the latest version (2.15.1
>> signed) and all packages, and following the same official steps again.
>> It didnt work neither.
>> Could you please help me? R Commander always worked fine on my iMac,
>> until I updated to Mountain Lion.
>> Best regards,
>> Prof. Dr. Marco A. R. Mello
>> Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
>> ICB - Depto. Biologia Geral
>> marmello at gmail.com
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