[Rd] Pcre install

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd @end|ng |rom deb|@n@org
Tue May 14 16:15:47 CEST 2019

On 14 May 2019 at 21:44, yueli wrote:
| I downloaded R-3.6.0.tar.gz from https://cran.r-project.org/src/base/R-3/.
| I tried to install R-3.6.0.tar.gz in Ubuntu system.

You are likely better off to use fully-built and generally
correctly-configured R binary for Ubuntu off the CRAN mirrors. Read


I keep the line

   deb https://cloud.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu cosmic-cran35/

in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/cran.list and am on 18.10; the README explains how
to adjust for the other variants.

There is an entire mailing list dedicated to questions should you have any:



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