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Big Challenge! Need Help installing an Open-source Software [duplicate]

Hi Ubuntu Community, I am new here and I need a helping hand. I am learning to use an open-source software, but I am having trouble installing it in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The Open Foris Plataform ...
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How to install ggtern package in R

I ran the following code in R according to this page install.packages("ggtern") but R says > install.packages("ggtern") Installing package into ‘/home/user/R/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-library/3.0’ ...
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installing plyr on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install plyr on ubuntu 14.04 and getting the this error: * installing *source* package ‘plyr’ ... ** package ‘plyr’ successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked ** libs g++ ...
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Cron jobs with R scripts

I am trying to schedule cron job for an R script. I've read this question How do I set cron job and followed suggestions from first answer. I typed crontab -e In the command line and put there a ...
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How does one change the default directory for R version 3.0.2 to a user specified directory in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have just started using R and want to change the default directory from '/home' to a user specified one.
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libjvm.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Trying to install the rJava package on R, on my 14.10 ubuntu, using this code if (!require(rJava)) install.packages('rJava') got few errors related to java including jni problems, after ...
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Setting up the proxy for rstudio

My machine is running on Ubuntu 14.04, and I have already tried looking at Configuring R to Use an HTTP Proxy in the FAQ section of Rstudio support. This is what I did till now... in my home ...
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MpichCluster and R

i'm new in parallel computing, i need to use all CPU's resources from n desktop computers to execute an operation with R. I was seeing this documentation ...
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can't set up java for R under ubuntu 14.10

Problem: before upgrading, under Ubuntu14.04, I just installed the default JRE and JDK, and R 3.0.2 (the default for that rev of Ubuntu),and sucessfully ran R CMD javareconf. However, since ...
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Apt-get wants me to remove packages (from r-cran) that I need

Why is apt-get telling me to remove packages that I need? And how do I tell it to shut up? I'm running an EC2 with Ubuntu 14.04 and R 3.1.2 and Rstudio-server. I just ran apt-get update and upgrade ...
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How to paste using middle mouse in rstudio running in linux?

How to enable the middle button mouse to paste in rstudio running in linux? My middle button mouse is working for pasting to R running in linux terminal.
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Can only install some R-Packages (Ubuntu 14.04 server)

I am trying to install the FastRWeb package for R on this Ubuntu server. I updated sources.list with: deb http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/ I have tried both: ...
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Highlight multiple cells according to list in Libreoffice Calc

I am new users of Calc. I would like to highlight different cells that have different Id. My aim is to copy the hole row of each of them. Here is an example what I would like to do. Id Name Age ...
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Problem with Project R installation

I don't know where to put this line in the file. Or is there the possibility to achieve it over the shell somehow? I'm using 14.04. INSTALLATION To obtain the latest R packages, add an entry ...
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Problem to write .csv file using R in 14.04

I just installed,I have done some mathematical calculation successfully with R. Then I try the following, > var1 <- 1:5 > var2 <- (1:5) / 10 > var3 <- c("R", "and", "Data Mining", ...
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Compiling old versions of R (2.11 or older) on Ubuntu 13.10 (or newer)?

I am trying to compile 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 ...
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Multiline R commands are only partially shown in the command line history

I generally use R from the command line. However, this problem has been annoying me. When I use the up arrow to get a previous command, if that command was multiple lines, then R only shows the last ...
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X11 font -adobe-helvetica-%s-%s-*-*-%d-*-*-*-*-*-*-*, face 2 at size 11 could not be loaded

I am on Ubuntu 13.10, with R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance" (64 bit). It is a new install and when trying to plot I am getting above error message Error in title(main = ...
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Getting frustrated trying to update R-base

I've read through similar questions/guides: A similar question on AU - Installing latest version of R-base The guide from CRAN on updating in ubuntu - ...
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Avoid Upgrade to Software Beta Versions

Today my Update Manager in Ubuntu 12.04. updated R to the latest version called "R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance"" I had a lot of trouble after the upgrade and I needed to ...
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Ubuntu updates blocked apt-get

last week ubuntu asked to install some updates. After doing that a series of problem came out (everything worked fine before...) and now I can't use and apt-get command because or these "missing ...
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Unable to install Rhipe package for R version 3.0.2 in ubuntu-12.04

I have ubuntu 12.04 OS with R 3.0.2 version. My problem is I am getting message like "Rhipe packages is not available for R version 3.0.2". Please let me know in case you have a workaround or any ...
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Install older version of software and dependencies [duplicate]

I need to install R 3.0.2 because a needed library isn't compatible with 3.0.3 yet (the latest). I can install the older version of R like so: sudo apt-get install r-base=3.0.2-1precise0 However ...
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how to install/upgrade r-base to 3.02?

I am pretty new to Linux. I installed R-base in my ubuntu 12.04 using the Software Center (which by default r-2.14). I want to upgrade to/install R 3.02. How can I do that? Thank you.
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install R library e1071 manually

I need to install e1071 library manually. I downloaded the latest package of the same. But configure, though successful and without errors, doesn't create a makefile. ./configure does the following: ...
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Changing Keyboard to Include “<-” [duplicate]

How would I change a key on my keyboard to print "<-", for R? I understand how to change a key to either "less" or "minus" in the keyboard files, but how would I change a key to include both?
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Webcorpus in ubuntu [closed]

Actually its working fine in windows but am getting error in ubuntu how can i get rid of this problem,thanks. library("tm.plugin.webmining") Loading required package: tm Loading required package: ...
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Can't use RStudio any more after trying to set up an ODBC connection to a postgreSQL database

I tried to Setup an odbc connection from R to my PostgreSQL database located on a server (package RODBC). When trying to connect the connection failed because I entered a wrong Username in the DSN ...
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unable to load shared object wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

I have a linux server with x86_64. I'm compiling an R code that needs to load a bibliblioteca. When I run this code it displays the following error has Error in dyn.load ("functions.so"): Unable to ...
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Install Curl Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I am trying to install curl library. It is a dependency for the RCurl package in R. So I must install it for R to work properly. I tried: meaneych@meaneych-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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gedit R plugin not working after upgrade to 13.10

I recently upgraded to 13.10, and my R plugin for gedit is no longer working. When I go to gedit->preferences->plugins and try to enable "R integration", I have little red error symbol and a message ...
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When trying to Install Shiny Server for R, the command in the setup instructions triggers a Bash syntax error, how do I fix it?

So I'm trying to install shiny server for the R programming language on Ubuntu 12.04, using the information available at this page on the program's github. However, when I get to this step: # ...
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Possible to call GIMP via to the commant line to flatten and export a pdf image? [duplicate]

I've got a pdf figure with millions of semi-transparent points that I made in R. I want to flatten it to reduce filesize and then export it back out as a PDF (as a vector still, not a bitmap). If ...
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How can I remove R in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I do sudo apt-get remove r-base-core and sudo apt-get remove r-base sudo apt-get remove autoremove but steel driving R in Ubuntu........
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Cannot find curl-config in Ubuntu 13.04

I am installing package RCurl in R and getting an error checking for curl-config... no Cannot find curl-config ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘RCurl’ I have tried to install libcurl ...
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Command completion in R and python

In bash terminal, I could configure the command completion by inserting these lines to the /etc/inputrc file: $if Bash # Search history back and forward using page-up and page-down "\e[5~": ...
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Rcmdr in R 3.0.1 asks to install rgl package everyime I open Rcmdr

I have installed R 3.0.1 in my Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop. I started R as root by sudo R, then installed Rcmdr package by the following command: install.packages("Rcmdr", dependencies = TRUE) but ...
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Adding switzerland cran mirror for R in /etc/apt/sources.list

I've got an error while trying to add the R cran mirror for Switzerland to the sources.list file (http://stat.ethz.ch/CRAN/), even though I followed the instructions from page ...
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Once installed geos library (C++, and C), and then trying to install rgeos package (R), it reports geos-config missing!

Knowing that the package rgeos, from the R language, requieres a prior installation of geos libraries, I installed, both, libgeos and libgeos-c1 (3.2.2), using the synaptic installer in my Ubuntu ...
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Problems with vim-r

Getting the following error when opening an .R file in vim (vim-r installed). Error detected while processing /home/johnros/.vim/r-plugin/common_global.vim: line 3106: E484: Can't open file ...
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How to install latest version of rgedit in 13.04

I've got a bug in the version of RGedit in ubuntu's repository and I want to install the latest version to see if this plays better with 13.04 somehow. What do I do once I download the archive? ...
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Can I customize the colors in my R terminal environment?

I'm running R version 2.13.1 and wondering if there is a way to get more interesting colors in the R terminal, either in bash or tk-R
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Installing latest version of R-base

I have been unsuccessfully trying to install the latest version (2.15.2) of r-base. Apparently, R package Rcpp would not install for R version 2.14.1 - the version that installs for me. I am not ...
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How to install rgdal on Ubuntu 12.10?

I'm strugling to install rgdal library on Ubuntu 12.10. Installation from within R results in error: Error: gdal-config not found The gdal-config script distributed with GDAL could not be ...
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What is the best way of installing the R package XLConnect?

What is the best way of installing the R package XLConnect in Ubuntu 12.04 x86? I tried to manually install it via R, using install.packages("XLConnect",dependencies=TRUE), but after half an hour of ...
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How can I install rjags on Ubuntu AMI on EC2?

I installed the pre-built Amazon Machine Image with Rstudio Server provided by bioconductor into a free micro instance on EC2. Then I installed JAGS (Just Another Gibbs Sampler to use it via rstudio ...
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Trouble updating/installing newer required R

All other answers I find only end up pointing to instructions: http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/ So interpreting that site, added line: deb http://r.meteo.uni.wroc.pl/bin/linux/ubuntu ...
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Which recent Ubuntu should I use for Matlab R2011a, Octave 3.6.1 and recent R?

I wish to install Ubuntu on a new machine 64 bits. Can you help by telling me which most recent Ubuntu will be compatible and stable with Matlab (R2011a), AND a recent Octave (3.6.1), AND a recent R ...
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What is the name of the package for R?

I tried aptitude search r, but (unsurprisingly), there are waaaay too many results to sift through.
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Good workflow for updating R modules around R-cran updates?

I like that R updates frequently to give me the best new packages, but it does seem to pose a problem for my R scripts on cron schedules. I noticed that every time ubuntu updater updates my r-base ...