[BioC] problem with GEOquery

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Mon Apr 17 03:13:27 CEST 2006

Alberto Goldoni wrote:
> Hi to everybody,
>             i have a little problem with GEOquery .i
> when I'm trying to download the GSE2841 dataset I encounter the
> following problem:
>>gse <- getGEO("GSE2841")
> try with URL
> 'ftp://ftp.ncbi.nih.gov/pub/geo/data/geo/by_series/GSE2841_family.soft.g
> z'
> Error in downloading the.file(myurl, destfile, mode = mode) : 
>         impossible to open URL
> 'ftp://ftp.ncbi.nih.gov/pub/geo/data/geo/by_series/GSE2841_family.soft.g
> z'"
> why????????????


GEO recently changed the URL to access data.  I have already updated the 
newest version of GEOquery to use the new URL, so simply upgrading will 
likely solve your problem.


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