[BioC] Installing Bioconductor with 'sudo' privilege

Joern Toedling Joern.Toedling at curie.fr
Tue Sep 1 17:05:03 CEST 2009


the elegant way is to set the environment variable $R_LIBS to a directory
where you do have write-access to. See the bottom lines of
for details.


On Tue, 1 Sep 2009 15:29:43 +0100, Sharon wrote
> Hi,
> 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 other elegant way of installing bioconductor 
> with 'sudo' privilege?
> Many thanks in advance.
> Kind regards,
> Sharon
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