[R] Apt-get

Scott Raynaud scott.raynaud at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 15 17:50:38 CET 2012

My IS people insist that the latest version of R avaialble via apt-get is 
2.13.1.  Anything later they claim will have to be compiled.  True?
Will I have to compile every time I update R?  Seems like a lot of work.
Surely there's a way around it.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us>
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Subject: Re: [R] Apt-get

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Scott Raynaud <scott.raynaud at yahoo.com> wrote:

>I have a box set up with Kubuntu as the OS.  I didn't perform 
>the R install but was told the version of R available via the
>apt-get command was 2.13.1.  Is there any way to get 2.14.0
>in that same manner?
>R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide
>and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

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