[R] Is R portable?
Bernardo Rangel Tura
tura at centroin.com.br
Tue Dec 4 21:26:56 CET 2007
Well, yesterday I put a linux version of R 2.6.0 in a USB stick of 2Gb and it
runs very well...
Bernardo Rangel Tura, MD,MPH,Phd
National Cardiology Institute
---------- Original Message -----------
From: John Kane <jrkrideau at yahoo.ca>
To: Roland Rau <roland.rproject at gmail.com>, Tom Backer Johnsen
<backer at psych.uib.no>Cc:
Sent: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 12:22:36 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: [R] Is R portable?
> I simply installed R onto a USB stick, downloaded my
> normal packages to it and it works fine under Windows.
> --- Roland Rau <roland.rproject at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Tom,
> > did you check the R for Windows FAQ?
> > Hope this helps,
> > Roland
> > Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:
> > > Recently I came across an interesting web site:
> > > http://portableapps.com/. The idea is simple,
> > this is software that
> > > is possible to install and run on some type of USB
> > memory, a stick or
> > > one of these hard disks. I can think of a number
> > of situations where
> > > this could be handy. In addition memory sticks
> > are getting cheaper
> > > and more powerful by the day.
> > >
> > > So: Is it possible to run R off one of these
> > sticks?
> > >
> > > I am also informed that it is possible to run
> > Latex in this manner.
> > >
> > > Tom
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