[R] Changing R network connections

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Aug 12 17:24:45 CEST 2006

Since you mention 'preferences', it seems you might be using Windows: the 
information you require is in the rw-FAQ.

Since the posting guide asked you to state your platform and read the 
relevant FAQ, that is the place to start: see the footer below.

On Fri, 11 Aug 2006, Alexandre Fabrice Letimier wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have some difficulties to get R to download the various packages. 
> It seems that it's a problem of the network that I'm on. I would need 
> to configure R so that I can put the proxy address and the port of 
> the network that I'm on. Can anyone explain to me how to change these 
> in R. I've looked at the preferences but couldn't find it there. 
> Thanks a lot for you help.
> Regards,
> Fabrice Letimier
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