[R] Installing R in Linux: problems with JAVA packages (rJava, RWeka, ...) ?

Bernardo Rangel Tura tura at centroin.com.br
Wed Oct 22 08:51:13 CEST 2008

Em Ter, 2008-10-21 às 15:36 +0100, Paulo Cortez escreveu:
> Hi,
> While in MacOS it is quite simple to install R and Java packages, the 
> same is not true for Linux. I surfed the web and it seems that other 
> users also have similar problems. Perhaps a nice FAQ answer or HOWTO 
> would help...
> But here is my situation: I have 2 linux servers, one with Fedora 9 and 
> the other with CentOS5.
> I have installed R (2.7.2 version, with yum) and I tryed to install the 
> RWeka and rJava packages.
> After receiving an error, I installed jdk1.6 from java (file:
> jdk-6u10-linux-i586-rpm.bin?AuthParam=1224512972_e5a9932e886a02f44dfdfe48aad02db8&TicketId=B%2Fw2nBuFSltLQRRFM1JblgDk&GroupName=CDS&FilePath=%2FESD5%2FJSCDL%2Fjdk%2F6u10%2Fjdk-6u10-linux-i586-rpm.bin&File=jdk-6u10-linux-i586-rpm.bin)
> in both machines.

Hi Paulo

I think you need install JDK and JRE for using rJava

Bernardo Rangel Tura, M.D,MPH,Ph.D
National Institute of Cardiology

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