[R] Which packages are installed with the default R installation?

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Mon Mar 5 02:02:20 CET 2012

On Mar 4, 2012, at 4:22 PM, maya wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a new R user, I have one R version in my Macbook and one in a  
> ubuntu
> desktop.
> I was installing some packages from a secure private source to the R  
> in
> ubuntu and it replaced some of the existing packages. While the  
> version in
> my macbook works all ok, in the Ubuntu version of R, I am missing  
> some basic
> functionalities like:
> find.package()
> and I can't install new packages which are throwing dependency errors.
>> install.packages("ggplot2")
> ..
> Warning message:
> In getDependencies(pkgs, dependencies, available, lib) :
>  package ‘ggplot2’ is not available
> Can you help me with what base packages I may be missing?

So far I see no evidence that any base packages are "missing".  
"ggplot2" is certainly not a base package.


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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