[R] firewall or proxy problems

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Aug 24 18:39:07 CEST 2004

Sergio Anguissola wrote:

> Hi, I right now installed the R and then I tried to download and install the
> get bioC package, but I receive an error message saying that the software
> couldn't connect trough the port 80. I went to the FAQ and I found that I
> have to type somewhere -internet 2

So you are on Windows?
You are going to *invoke* R the way mentioned there. Just change the 
link that calls R in the described manner (BTW: it says "--internet2"!). 
If you don't know how to change a link, please contact local Windows 

Uwe Ligges

> , but I couldn't understand when and
> where, could you help me?
> Thanks.
> Sergio.
> Sergio Anguissola Ph.D 
> Dept. of Physiology 
> RCSI, Education & Research Center 
> Smurfit Building, Beaumont Hospital 
> Dublin 9 
> Republic of Ireland 
> Tel: 01-809-3861 
> Fax: 01-809-3837 
> Email: sanguissola at rcsi.ie
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