[BioC] Installing Bioconductor Packages

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed May 16 23:34:37 CEST 2007

Hi Pia,

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Pia Sappl <Pia.Sappl at sci.monash.edu.au> writes:
> Hi
> I have installed R on OS 10.4.9 and have been trying to install the
> BioConductor packages without success.
> when I try to access the packages i get the following error:
>> source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
> Error in file(file, "r", encoding = encoding) : 
> 	unable to open connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> unable to connect to 'bioconductor.org' on port 80.
> Is there an easy way to overcome this problem?  I have looked at the
> posts and it seems to be a firewall issue? but I couldn't solve it.

Are you able to browse to the Bioconductor website using Safari or

+ seth

Seth Falcon | Computational Biology | Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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