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I tried to install R on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, I have errors that I can not solve for several hours. I first tried to install the bionic version and after the xenial version. Both methods produced the same errors. I do not know which one to use, it's confusing for me. I followed this procedure to install it.
sudo echo "deb http://cran.rstudio.com/bin/linux/ubuntu xenial/" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-key E084DAB9 gpg -a --export E084DAB9 | sudo apt-key add - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install r-base r-base-dev
When I execute
sudo apt-get install r-base r-base-dev, I get the following errors :
sudo apt install r-base r-base-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: r-base : Depends: r-base-core (>= 3.5.2-1bionic) but it is not going to be installed Depends: r-recommended (= 3.5.2-1bionic) but it is not going to be installed Recommends: r-base-html but it is not going to be installed r-base-dev : Depends: r-base-core (>= 3.5.2-1bionic) but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
I have tried several solutions on different topics but they have no effect on the problem.
Thank you in advance for your help.