[BioC] Installing Bioconductor under Linux

fhong@salk.edu fhong at salk.edu
Fri Jun 10 18:01:55 CEST 2005

Thanks, Robert.
The problem ( later on I figured it out) is due the X-window, I need to
turn it on.

I have received lots help from this list, thank you all very much! I will
also try my best to help others.


> On Jun 7, 2005, at 11:51 AM, fhong at salk.edu wrote:
>> I also unset the DISPLAY environment variable using "unset
>> DISPLAY", but
>> the problem is still there. I am accessing the linux (at my laptop)
>> via
>> ssh as a super user. The linux machine information returned by
>> "uname -a"
>> is
>> Linux qtlpc.salk.edu 2.4.20-31.9bigmem #1 SMP Tue Apr 13 17:11:51
>> EDT 2004
>> i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> What version/distro of Linux are you using?  From the "uname -a" I
> would guess it is a Red Hat 9 or Fedora Core 1 distro, but I could be
> wrong.  To figure out what distro you are running type this:
>    $ cat /etc/*-release /etc/*-version
> Based on the distro, you can then use the package management system
> best suited for that distro.
> How important is it that you install BioC?  That is, would running
> BioC from a LiveCD/LiveDVD work for you?  If so, have a look into
> Quantian:
>    http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com/quantian.html
> Regards,
> - Robert
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Fangxin Hong  Ph.D.
Plant Biology Laboratory
The Salk Institute
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