[R] Interacting with the Operating System

Rolf Turner rolf.turner at xtra.co.nz
Fri Mar 9 23:49:34 CET 2012

On 10/03/12 11:30, Julio Sergio wrote:
> Is there any way to issue operating system commands and geting back the results,
> in R?
> I mean, for instance, in Linux, to execute from R the 'ls' command and getting
> back a list of files in the current directory, or, equivalently, in Windows/DOS,
> the 'dir' command?
> I'm not interested in the 'ls' or 'dir' commands it is just an example.
> Do you have any comments on this matter?


As ??"system commands" would have told you.


         Rolf Turner

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