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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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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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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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how to install/upgrade r-base?

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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Installing R on Ubuntu - getting updates to work

I have installed R. However, when I update my system it complains that the R updates aren't authenticated. What do I have to do to authenticate them?
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correct Installation and configuration of openJDK and R

I am relatively new to Ubuntu so I wont know a lot of commands that probably became standard to a lot of you guys. I am trying to set up R and with it the necessary java dependencies to install e.g. ...
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Trying to install R cmdr I get an unexpected error message. What's wrong?

The terminal states: Error in .chooseMirror(m, "CRAN", graphics, ind, useHTTPS) : could not find function "setNames" How do I fix this?
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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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Error adding a repository to /etc/apt/sources.list

On ubuntu 14.04, I followed http://mirror.its.dal.ca/cran/bin/linux/ubuntu/README which says Installation and compilation of R or some of its packages may require Ubuntu packages from the "backports" ...
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Problem in installing packages in R

In R, I am trying to run - install.package('rattle') but terminal gives me following error - Error in .chooseMirror(m, "CRAN", graphics, ind, useHTTPS) : could not find function "setNames" R ...
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How to install latest version of R on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I am not able to download the latest R version on my Dell Vostro 14 3000 Series laptop running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I typed in the standard commands on Terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” - R project

I use R statistics ("r-base") on my computer and recently, by mistake, I ran the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get remove r-base-core Of course this removed R from my computer. To undo ...
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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 ...