[BioC] Problem with Installing affylmGUI on MAC OS X
James W. MacDonald
jmacdon at med.umich.edu
Fri Jul 8 18:29:11 CEST 2005
Richard Friedman wrote:
> Dear Bioconductoir List,
> I am having a problem installing affylmGUI in R 1.11 for Mac OSX (R
> Framework 2.1)
> under mac OS X Version 10.3.9.
> > .libPaths()
>  "/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library"
> affylmGUI", lib="/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/library")
> trying URL 'http://bioinf.wehi.edu.au/affylmGUI/affylmGUI_1.3.1.tgz'
> Error in download.file(url, destfile, method, mode = "wb") :
> cannot open URL
> In addition: Warning message:
> cannot open: HTTP status was '404 Not Found'
This error is probably due to the fact that the correct url is
Note that it is a .tar.gz, not .tgz file. I have no idea how to fix this
from within R, but you could always download by hand and install.
> Does this error message mean that the problem is with the remote-site
> or with my configuration?
> here is what happens when I try the install.packages pulldown:
> trying URL 'http://www.bioconductor.org/bin/macosx/2.1/PACKAGES'
> Content type 'text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1' length 11959 bytes
> opened URL
> downloaded 11Kb
> I would appreciate any suggestions.
> Thanksand best wishes,
> Richard A. Friedman, PhD
> Associate Research Scientist
> Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
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James W. MacDonald
Affymetrix and cDNA Microarray Core
University of Michigan Cancer Center
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