[BioC] Installing Bioconductor with 'sudo' privilege
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Tue Sep 1 16:57:28 CEST 2009
On Sep 1, 2009, at 10:29 AM, Sharon wrote:
> I am allowed to install programs thro' sudo on my LINUX server. I have
> installed R 2.9.0 and trying to install bioconductor. As expected,
> when I
> tried to install bioconductor inside R, it says 'lib =
> "/usr/lib64/R/library"' is not writable. This means, I have to
> download the
> source of each package and install using R CMD INSTALL. Is there any
> elegant way of installing bioconductor with 'sudo' privilege?
Can you just sudo-launch R? That should give you the appropriate privs
to then install packages "in the normal way," no?
$ sudo R
## do password song and dance
## ... welcome to R ...
R> biocLite(c('some', 'packages'))
Graduate Student: Computational Systems Biology
| Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
| Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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