[BioC] Using Bioconductor

Laurent Gautier laurent@cbs.dtu.dk
Tue, 8 Oct 2002 18:26:00 +0200

On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 11:44:03AM +0200, eugene@necker.fr wrote:
> Hi,
> After downloading the macintosh R-1.5.1 version as well as Macintosh
> version of Bioconductor, I follow the installation procedure described:
> I drag all inside the folder in the "library" folder of rm151.
> The first problem I have is to run Bioconductor: I write "getBioc()"
> into an R session but an error occurs.

The 'getBioc()' function gets the bioconductor package over the net to
install them on your machine.

To run bioconductor, you must start an R session then call the
respective packages you are interested in by entering
'library(<package name>)'.

Describing more precisely the error would help us to see what is going

> Would you please tell me the correct procedure for the installation of
> Bioconductor on a Macintosh, in other to have the graphical interface
> which could help me a lot in using all of these packages.

Do you mean tcltk/tkWidgets ?

> Sincerely
> --
> Emmanuel EUGÈNE
> Faculté de Médecine Necker
> Paris - France
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