[R] Installing randomForest on Ubuntu Errors
edd at debian.org
Mon May 10 15:01:11 CEST 2010
The list r-sig-debian is a more appropriate forum for this question as it is
dedicated to R on Debian / Ubuntu.
On 10 May 2010 at 08:24, Steve_Friedman at nps.gov wrote:
| I've tried to install randomForest on a Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron system.
| I've repeatedly rec'd the error:
| > install.packages("randomForest", dependencies = TRUE)
| ERROR: compiliation failed for package 'randomForest'
| ** Removing '/home/admuser/R/i486-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.6/randomForest'
Can you produce the actual error? Ie why did install.packages fail?
What happens when you down the source .tar.gz and try
sudo R CMD INSTALL randomForest_*.tar.gz
Many of us happily run and install numerous packages from CRAN on Debian
and/or Ubuntu and I am sure we can help out, but it would be best if you came
over to r-sig-debian (and you need to subscribe first).
| The downloaded packages are in
| Warning message:
| In install.packages("randomForest"", dependencies = TRUE) :
| installation of package 'randomForest' had a non-zero exit status
| The package loads correctly on my windows box, but not on the linux side.
| Is this package available for Ubuntu Linux, if so what should I do to
| install it?
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