[R] How to intall "car" package on linux

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 05:08:42 CEST 2012

Install.packages needs a quoted argument -- the error message suggests
that its looking for a variable named `car` and not finding it -- in
fact, most functions taking package names do, but library() allows
some trickery, which is convenient, but occasionally leads to mishaps
like this.


should work.


On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 7:39 PM, Chenwei Gao <gaoch at umich.edu> wrote:
> I got this error when I tried to install the package in order to use the
> "logit"(logit transformation) function on linux.
>> install.packages(car)
> Error in install.packages(car) : object 'car' not found
> I was using the Terminal in my macbook accessing the server in the lab. I
> could successfully using library(car) to install this package use R.app GUI
> in my laptop, after loading MASS package.
>> library(MASS)
>> library(car)
> Can someone told me why I cannot install the car package on linux and how
> to solve this problem???
> Thanks a million!!
> Chenwei
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