[R] R not responding

Peter Dalgaard P.Dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Nov 13 09:55:56 CET 2008

Daniel Fernandez wrote:
> Dear R help team,
> I am sorry to put urgent in the subject but to be honest I am in big
> troubles if I cannot make R to work in my computer.
> I am a PhD student in statistics and most of my homeworks and projects are
> in R.
> I have been using R in my mac book pro, mac os X 10.5.5 without problems
> until yesterday. I don't know what happened. Now every time I try to access
> R it takes a long time and at the end of the process my computer never
> enters R, instead it gives me a message saying that R quitted
> unexpectedly... I have no idea what happened and why is that occurring...
> I tried to uninstall R, reinstall it, install R2.8, 2.7, 2.6, 2.5 and I
> always get the same error, my computer cannot access R.
> Any suggestions?

Do you have a .RData file lying around? Try renaming it so that R
doesn't try to load it on startup.

> Please help me as soon as possible.
> Thanks a lot,
> Daniel F.

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