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[farmshare-discuss] Upgrading to R 3.0.x

Bradley Spahn bradleyspahn at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 16:02:09 PST 2014


Thanks Adam.  Good to know that there's a workaround. Do you know when the
upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 will take place?


On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Adam Seishas <aseishas at stanford.edu>wrote:

> The version of R currently installed is the latest available from the
> standard repo for Ubuntu 13.04; R packages will be updated to version 3.0.1
> when FarmShare systems are upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10. In the meantime, you
> should be able to build a local copy of the most recent stable version in ~
> (or in your /farmshare/user_data directory):
>
> $ mkdir -p ~/.local/src
>
> $ cd ~/.local/src
> $ wget http://cran.cnr.berkeley.edu/src/base/R-3/R-3.0.2.tar.gz
> $ tar -vxzf R-3.0.2.tar.gz
> $ cd R-3.0.2
> $ tools/rsync-recommended
> $ ./configure --prefix=$HOME/.local
> $ make
> $ make check
> $ make install
>
>
> In this example the installed binary is ~/.local/bin/R.
>
> $ ~/.local/bin/R --version
> R version 3.0.2 (2013-09-25) -- "Frisbee Sailing"
> Copyright (C) 2013 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
> Platform: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>
> R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You are welcome to redistribute it under the terms of the
> GNU General Public License versions 2 or 3.
> For more information about these matters see
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.
>
>
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>
> On Jan 27, 2014, at 3:23 PM, Bradley Spahn <bradleyspahn at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Jason et al,
>
> Is there a plan to upgrade to R 3.0.x? Mainstream packages like dplyr
> don't work with R 2.15.2, which is creating compatibility issues.
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