[R] R in Ubunto

Jarek Jasiewicz jarekj at amu.edu.pl
Wed May 27 18:46:02 CEST 2009

R Heberto Ghezzo, Dr pisze:
> Hello , I do not know anything abount Ubunto, but I found a Portable Ubunto for Windows and since so many people
> prefer Linux to Windows I decided to give it a try.
> It runs very nicely, so I tried to load R, following Instructions in CRAN I added the line
> deb http://probability.ca/cran/bin/linux/ubuntu hardy/ to /etc/apt/sources.list and then from a console
> I did
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install r-base
> a lot of printout and when it inishes I typed R in the console and surprise!
> I got R 2.6.2!! in Windows I have R 2.9.0??
> Did I do something wrong or there is another way to get the latest version of R?
> Thanks for any help
> Heberto Ghezzo Ph.D.
> Biostatistique medical
> Montreal - Canada
use cran mirror:
for canada it could be:


   deb http://cran.stat.sfu.ca/bin/linux/ubuntu <http://%3Cmy.favorite.cran.mirror%3E/bin/linux/ubuntu> hardy/

you will have 2.9.0
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