[R] ubuntu repository for R

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Sat Jun 21 22:08:51 CEST 2008

Hi All R+Linux users,

I am very new to Linux and I also have the (dis)similar problem. I try  
to install R 2.7.0 on Ubuntu. But I only got the R 2.6.2 version.  
Could anyone tell me how to uninstall R 2.6.2 and install R2.7.0 on  

many thanks in advance.

Quoting Graham Smith <myotisone at gmail.com>:

> Maybe this is more a Ubuntu question,but...
> I am trying to get synaptic to work with R
> I have added http://cran.uk.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu as the URL and
> hardy/ as the distribution.
> But when I reload the repositories, I get an error
> Failed to fetch
> http://cran.uk.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/hardy/Packages.gz  301 Moved
> Permanently
> Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones
> used instead.
> I'm still struggling with Linux/Ubuntu so can anyone suggest what I might be
> doing wrong.
> Many thanks,
> Graham
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