Keith S Weintraub | 1 Aug 04:28 2014
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Update R on a new Linux Mint Maya 13 + rJava and XLConnect

Folks,
I was able to get R installed using:
   apt-get install r-base-core

R version 2.14.1 (2011-12-22)
Copyright (C) 2011 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
ISBN 3-900051-07-0
Platform: i686-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)

* What is the best way to upgrade to the latest version of R.
* What is the best way to install rJava and XLConnect.

Thanks for your time,
Best,
KW

PS. I know some of you may have seen these questions before from me on r-help. I was told this forum might be a
better place to peddle my problems.

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Guillaume Bersac | 12 Jul 18:01 2014
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Cannot install R language

Thanks a lot for your help Dirk.
That's while searching for a way to run your solution that I found one witch worked. I found a tutorial which
told me to execute the following command :
 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:marutter/rrutter
 sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt-get install r-base r-base-dev
It worked ! Installing r studio after was no problem. 		 	   		   		 	   		  
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Guillaume Bersac | 12 Jul 12:07 2014
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Cannot install R language

Hi everyone.
I tried the following command on ubuntu 14.04 :sudo apt-get install r-base-core
And I get :The following packages have unmet dependencies: r-base-core : Depends: libtiff4 but it is not
installable               Recommends: r-recommended but it is not going to be installed               Recommends: r-base-dev but it
is not going to be installed               Recommends: r-doc-html but it is not going to be installedE: Unable to correct
problems, you have held broken packages.
Tried it with aptitude :
The following packages have unmet dependencies: r-base-core : Depends: libtiff4 which is a virtual
package.The following actions will resolve these dependencies:
      Keep the following packages at their current version:1)      r-base-core [Not Installed]                        2)      r-base-dev [Not
Installed]                         3)      r-cran-boot [Not Installed]                        4)      r-cran-class [Not Installed]                       5)      r-cran-cluster [Not
Installed]                     6)      r-cran-codetools [Not Installed]                   7)      r-cran-foreign [Not Installed]                     8)     
r-cran-kernsmooth [Not Installed]                  9)      r-cran-lattice [Not Installed]                     10)     r-cran-mass [Not Installed]                       
11)     r-cran-matrix [Not Installed]                      12)     r-cran-mgcv [Not Installed]                        13)     r-cran-nlme [Not Installed]                        14)    
r-cran-nnet [Not Installed]                        15)     r-cran-rpart [Not Installed]                       16)     r-cran-spatial [Not Installed]                     17)    
r-cran-survival [Not Installed]                    18)     r-recommended [Not Installed]                      

Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] yNo packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed.0 packages
upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.Need to get 0 B of archives. After unpacking 0 B
will be used.
I then ran apt-get upgrade, update and other stuff described in this tutorial.Here is the result of the
command cat /etc/apt/sources.list :
# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release amd64 (20121017.5)]/ quantal main restricted
# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to# newer versions of the
distribution.deb http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/ubuntu/archive/ trusty main restricteddeb-src
http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/ubuntu/archive/ trusty main restricted
## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the## distribution.deb
http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/ubuntu/archive/ trusty-updates main restricteddeb-src
http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/ubuntu/archive/ trusty-updates main restricted
## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu## team. Also, please note that
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Samuel Bowerman | 9 Jun 23:12 2014

Compiling an older version of R (2.11.1) on Ubuntu 13.10

Hello all,

I am trying to compile (by "hand") an old version of R (2.11.1,
specifically). "Why?", you might ask. Well, I have a program I am trying to
run (that was not written by me, but I am hoping to use in my research) that
was written in "old" R, and the program writer has specifically mentioned
that R-2.11.1 or older must be used. I have run "./configure" with no
obvious errors (the entire output being far too long to post here, but I
have been warned that I cannot make PDF, DVI, or html versions of the help
pages, which I'm not too concerned about). Next, when I pass the "make"
command, I am met with the following error (after a long stream of
successful commands):

    Warning in solve.default(rgb):

    unable to load shared library
'/home/sbowerma/Programs/R-2.11.1/modules//lapack.so':

    /home/sbowerma/Programs/R-2.11.1/lib/libRlapack.so: undefined symbol:
_gfortran_compare_string

    Error in solve.default(rgb) : lapack routines cannot be loaded

    Error: unable to load R code in package 'grDevices'

    Execution halted

However, I have confirmed that the library "lapack.so" is, in fact, in the
exact position it is supposed to be. If anyone has any suggestions or fixes,
I would be most appreciative. Thanks.
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I take an error, don't work my R :(

Good day for all: I've installed R version 3.1.0, when I try to load R it respond:

Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, ...) : 
  unable to load shared object '/usr/lib/R/library/stats/libs/stats.so':
  /usr/lib/liblapack.so.3gf: undefined symbol: ATL_chemv
Durante la inicialización - Mensajes de aviso perdidos
package ‘stats’ in options("defaultPackages") was not found 

I make a google seek but it talk about some librarys, I was the task like in
https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-sig-debian/2012-May/001871.html  but the error remain here.

My linux: Linux luisjaime-home 3.2.0-23-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:41:14 UTC 2012 i686 i686
i386 GNU/Linux

Thanks

Luis Jaime Salazar Ramírez
Linux Mint User :D

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Scott Kostyshak | 24 Apr 22:10 2014
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50% performance of custom R build compared to PPA R for a command

Hi,

I have R installed from the Ubuntu PPA and a local build of R (more
details below). I will refer to these as "R" and "R-devel",
respectively. I've reproduced the following on Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04.
Below is an example (which requires the bootstrap package) that takes
10 seconds for me to run with R-devel and 5 seconds with R

library(bootstrap)
str(tooth)
theta <- function(ind) {
    easy <- lm(strength ~ E1+E2, data=tooth, subset=ind)
    diffi<- lm(strength ~ D1+D2, data=tooth, subset=ind)
    (sum(resid(easy)^2) - sum(resid(diffi)^2))/13   }
tooth.boot <- bootstrap(1:13, 2000, theta)

I'm wondering if this is due to different compiler flags. For R, when
installing the bootstrap package, I see
gcc -std=gnu99 -shared -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro -o
bootstrap.so boott.o -lgfortran -lm -lquadmath -L/usr/lib/R/lib -lR

For R-devel I see:
ccache gcc -shared -L/usr/local/lib -o bootstrap.so boott.o -lgfortran
-lm -lquadmath -L/usr/local/lib/R-devel/lib/R/lib -lR

My install script for the local build is based on Dirk's script [1].
In particular, my configure command is:

R_PAPERSIZE=letter R_BATCHSAVE="--no-save --no-restore"
R_BROWSER=xdg-open PAGER=/usr/bin/pager PERL=/usr/bin/perl
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Luca Braglia | 24 Apr 01:37 2014
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debian testing CRAN repositories

Dear all,

i've a Debian jessie on my home pcs.

For the repositories of CRAN packages, to the best of my knowledge, there
are

1) http://debian-r.debian.net/

2) http://debian.cran.r-project.org/

3) http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian/

I'm a bit confused and need a little advice: which better (if one is so)
for my setting? In order to make packages dependencies happy and
integration with the standard debian system "smooth", I "have" to use the
first, right?

Many thanks
  Luca

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Carl Boettiger | 22 Apr 22:55 2014
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Segfaults on Ubuntu 14.04

Hi list,

I've just upgraded my Ubuntu system to 14.04 / Trusty Tahr. I now find that
when I launch the "R" software environment, I immediately get a
segmentation fault with no further warning or error message.

I tried removing the relevant base package, which seemed to successfully
remove R entirely from my system:

    sudo aptitude remove --purge r-base-core

I then simply reinstalled r-base-core, but same error persists.

my sources.list shows:

    deb http://cran.rstudio.com/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/
    deb-src http://cran.rstudio.com/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/

I then simply downloaded the Debian wheezy .deb for R 3.1.0 instead and
installed that, which worked just fine.  Just wondering if anyone else has
encountered this problem on the Ubuntu version and/or if I should report
this as a bug, and to whom.  (My apologies, the Debian package information
for the ubuntu .deb file isn't particularly clear on to whom I should
report bugs).

Cheers,

Carl

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Alex Mandel | 21 Apr 21:39 2014

Re: Ubuntu 13.10 - not able to upgrade R

Looks like you will need to update packages in a specific order. Since
spatial depends on date, date needs to updated first.

update.packages("date")

Then try again and see what it tells you next.
It's a bit of a pain but will eventually work. The other option is to
dump the list of current packages. Uninstall the old and try to install
from the list.

Thanks,
Alex

On 04/21/2014 12:23 PM, claude krzisch wrote:
> Hi,
> Thank you for your response. It was one of the first things I did.
> However, it doesn't work. The error messages are (in french)
> 
> /Les packages source téléchargés sont dans//
> //    '/tmp/Rtmp4IaeBv/downloaded_packages'//
> //essai de l'URL 'http://cran.irsn.fr/src/contrib/spatial_7.3-8.tar.gz'//
> //Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 43593 bytes (42 Kb)//
> //URL ouverte//
> //==================================================//
> //downloaded 42 Kb//
> //
> //Erreur : package 'date' was built before R 3.0.0: please re-install it//
> //Exécution arrêtée//
> //
> //Les packages source téléchargés sont dans//
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Francesco Brundu | 18 Apr 12:11 2014
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How to use rainbow function without the gamma argument

Hi,
I am using a old code (probably written for R 2.5) and it stops when
calling rainbow() with gamma argument. I saw that gamma argument is not
present in newer version of R rainbow function. How can I translate this
line of code:

rainbow(100, s = 1.0, v = 0.75, start = 0.0, end = 0.75, gamma = 1.5)

?

It fails with:

Error in rainbow(100, s = 1, v = 0.75, start = 0, end = 0.75, gamma = 1.5)
:
  unused argument (gamma = 1.5)
Calls: nmfconsensus ... matrix.abs.plot -> image -> image.default -> rainbow
Execution halted

Thanks

~ Francesco Brundu

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