[R] RE: problem: use install.packages() with proxy under Windows 2000 with Pentium 4 machine
jonathan_li at agilent.com
Thu Mar 28 21:28:58 CET 2002
An offline communication with B. Ripley gives the answer for whoever else
may have the similar problem:
Run R with a flag:
Rgui --internet2 or Rterm --internet2
By the way, as Brian pointed out, this information can be found at R for
Windows FAQ on cran website.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: LI,JONATHAN (A-Labs,ex1)
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 11:49 AM
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> Cc: LI,JONATHAN (A-Labs,ex1)
> Subject: problem: use install.packages() with proxy under Windows
> 2000 with Pentium 4 machine
> Dear R people,
> I have been trying to use install.package() to install packages from CRAN.
> The machine is a Windows 2000 with Pentium 4.
> The machine operates under a proxy environment. I have followed advices I
> found on R-help mailing list: change internet2.dll to internet.dll so that
> R will use the same setting as Internet Explorer uses. After I made the
> change, R crashes when I attempt to
> use install.package().
> Thanks in advance for advices!
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