[R] R GUI in Ubuntu Feisty?

duggula scherer.r at gmx.de
Wed May 2 23:25:06 CEST 2007

Hello Andy,

I had the same problem in Feisty and now I fixed it.
I updated to Java 6 through the repositories from Feisty.
Then I choosed java 6 with sudo update-alternatives --config java.
After that I started R with sudo R.
If you had already installed JGR, but it doesn't run you have to write:  


This is shown when you run 


I wish you luck,
greetings Ralph

Andy Weller wrote:
> Dear all,
> After an update from Ubuntu Edgy to Feisty, I seem to have lost package
> JGR()!?
> I have updated my sources.list to point to the Feisty repos at 
> http://cran.ch.r-project.org/ and re-installed JGR() via:
> $ sudo rm -rf /usr/local/lib/R/site-packages/*
> $ sudo R CMD javareconf
> $ sudo R
>  > install.packages("JGR",dep=TRUE)
>  > library(JGR)
>  > JGR()
> However, I get the problem:
> export: 41: graphics,: bad variable name
> and JGR() doesn't want to start, R just hangs. I have r-base-dev and 
> sun-java5-jdk installed.
> Does anyone have any clues as to how to get this working?
> Thanks in advance, Andy
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