[BioC] unable to install bioconductor package

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Tue Oct 16 19:36:53 CEST 2012


On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 6:20 AM, mandar [guest] <guest at bioconductor.org> wrote:
> I have installed R(version 2.15.1)and want to install bioconductor package,whenever I execute the command :-
> source("http://www.bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
>  I am getting following output.plz help me out resolving this issue.plz note I am using proxy connection.
>  -- output of sessionInfo():
>> source("http://www.bioconductor.org/biocLite.R")
> Error in file(filename, "r", encoding = encoding) :
>   cannot open the connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> In file(filename, "r", encoding = encoding) :
>   unable to resolve 'www.bioconductor.org'

It would help to have more information about your system, such as what
operating system you are on. This is why we ask for the output of the

If you are on windows, try starting R as follows:

R --internet2

This often helps with proxy problems.


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