Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Installing R package and R-Commander GUI in OpenSUSE 11.3 Linux desktop for statistical computing and graphics
"R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics."
1. Add the openSUSE 11.3 repo to Yast
For other versions:
2. Search for 'R-patched' and 'R-develop' in Yast and install
Now you can type 'R' in terminal to run the program
3. Install R commander (GUI)
a) Run R as root
b) Type "install.packages("Rcmdr", dependencies=TRUE)" without quotes
c) Choose a mirror
d) Installation and compilation would take several minutes based on your system config
Check for warnings in compilation. If you did not select 'R-develop', there would be lot of dependency errors.
3. To run R-commander GUI:
a) Type R in terminal
b) Issue this command: "library(Rcmdr)" without quotes. The GUI should pop-up now.
R and Python