[R] Plots default to Rplots.ps

Martyn Plummer plummer at iarc.fr
Wed Aug 20 11:31:15 CEST 2003

On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 09:22, Simon Woodhead wrote:
> Dear All,
> Hello I'm a newbie to the list. I recently installed R on a Redhat 9.0 
> system, when I come to plot anything it does not bring up a graphics 
> window but rather stores it in a file "Rplots.ps". I tried x11() but 
> that doesn't bring up a window either. I would greatly appreciate any 
> advice.

It looks like you have compiled R without support for X11, so the
default plotting device is postscript(). You need to install the
XFree86-devel package and recompile, or else use the ready made RPM
packages on CRAN:



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