[R-SIG-Mac] can't install R on a G5...

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Jan 25 02:01:34 CET 2013

On Jan 24, 2013, at 2:51 PM, Stefano Doglio wrote:

> success!
> :-)
> On 24/01/13 02:26, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> You don't need that at all - in fact you don't need any of the gfortran above to run R - it's only needed if you want to install packages from sources that contain Fortran code and then gfortran 4.2.3 is enough.  If you just want to run R then the R*.pkg is all you need.
> ok, there's a way to uninstall all this stuff? Or I just leave it and forget?

Define "this stuff" ;). The GUI is simply the icon you see, so you "uninstall" it by moving it to Trash. This is true for almost all Mac apps.

R itself is in the R.framework so you move the framework to trash to delete it or use the rm -rf command below.


>> [cut] If not, try
>> rm -rf /Library/Frameworks/R.framework
>> and re-installing R.
> ok, done it and now R opens regularly... I just have to start studying how it works now! ;-)
> Many thanks!
> best wishes
> Finrod

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