[R-SIG-Mac] HELP : problem "failed" during installation R for Mac OS X

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Wed Oct 17 16:05:30 CEST 2012


On Oct 16, 2012, at 7:03 PM, agnesia adhissa wrote:

> Dear All,
> I am so sorry, i would like to ask about my problem during installation of R in my mac. I already installed the R 2.15.1 package. But there are some error appears in the windows, which are :
> During startup - Warning messages:
> 1: Setting LC_CTYPE failed, using "C" 
> 2: Setting LC_COLLATE failed, using "C" 
> 3: Setting LC_TIME failed, using "C" 
> 4: Setting LC_MESSAGES failed, using "C" 
> 5: Setting LC_PAPER failed, using "C" 
> [R.app GUI 1.52 (6188) i386-apple-darwin9.8.0]
> WARNING: You're using a non-UTF8 locale, therefore only ASCII characters will work.
> Please read R for Mac OS X FAQ (see Help) section 9 and adjust your system preferences accordingly.
> Besides that, i can not work on the "New Document" or "New Rd Document". I can only work on the R console. I need to work in other new documents so that i will be able to save the file and commands includes in it. 
> What should i do to make the R works on my Mac? Do i need to download another source? I already read the FAQ but i did not find anything that suits my problems. I am looking forward for your help.

The Mac FAQ 9:
suits your problem exactly as the message says - please follow the advice it gives.


> Thank you very much in advance for your help.
> Sincerely,
> agnesia
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