[R] Help with R package forecast

jason jasonaismail at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 13:47:08 CET 2012

When I type library() to see what is installed the following list in RED
comes up.

Packages in library '/home/jason/R/i686-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.13':

abind                   Combine multi-dimensional arrays
aplpack                 Another Plot PACKage: stem.leaf, bagplot,
                        faces, spin3R, and some slider functions
biglm                   bounded memory linear and generalized linear
DBI                     R Database Interface
forensim                Statistical tools for the interpretation of
                        forensic DNA mixtures
leaps                   regression subset selection
quadprog                Functions to solve Quadratic Programming
RSQLite                 SQLite interface for R
RUnit                   R Unit test framework
tseries                 Time series analysis and computational finance
zoo                     S3 Infrastructure for Regular and Irregular
                        Time Series (Z's ordered observations)

Packages in library '/usr/lib/R/site-library':

abind                   Combine multi-dimensional arrays
car                     Companion to Applied Regression
chron                   Chronological objects which can handle dates
                        and times
colorspace              Color Space Manipulation
effects                 Effect Displays for Linear, Generalized Linear,
                        Multinomial-Logit, and Proportional-Odds Logit
Hmisc                   Harrell Miscellaneous
lmtest                  Testing Linear Regression Models
multcomp                Simultaneous Inference in General Parametric
mvtnorm                 Multivariate Normal and t Distributions
Rcmdr                   R Commander
relimp                  Relative Contribution of Effects in a
                        Regression Model
rgl                     3D visualization device system (OpenGL)
rkward                  Provides some helper functions for the RKWard
rkwardtests             RKWard Plugin Test Suite Framework
sandwich                Robust Covariance Matrix Estimators
sm                      Smoothing methods for nonparametric regression
                        and density estimation
strucchange             Testing, Monitoring and Dating Structural
zoo                     S3 Infrastructure for Regular and Irregular
                        Time Series (Z's ordered observations)

Packages in library '/usr/lib/R/library':

base                    The R Base Package
boot                    Bootstrap Functions (originally by Angelo Canty
                        for S)
class                   Functions for Classification
cluster                 Cluster Analysis Extended Rousseeuw et al.
codetools               Code Analysis Tools for R
compiler                The R Compiler Package
datasets                The R Datasets Package
foreign                 Read Data Stored by Minitab, S, SAS, SPSS,
                        Stata, Systat, dBase, ...
graphics                The R Graphics Package
grDevices               The R Graphics Devices and Support for Colours
                        and Fonts
grid                    The Grid Graphics Package
KernSmooth              Functions for kernel smoothing for Wand & Jones
lattice                 Lattice Graphics
MASS                    Support Functions and Datasets for Venables and
                        Ripley's MASS
Matrix                  Sparse and Dense Matrix Classes and Methods
methods                 Formal Methods and Classes
mgcv                    GAMs with GCV/AIC/REML smoothness estimation
                        and GAMMs by PQL
nlme                    Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Effects Models
nnet                    Feed-forward Neural Networks and Multinomial
                        Log-Linear Models
rpart                   Recursive Partitioning
spatial                 Functions for Kriging and Point Pattern
splines                 Regression Spline Functions and Classes
stats                   The R Stats Package
stats4                  Statistical Functions using S4 Classes
survival                Survival analysis, including penalised
tcltk                   Tcl/Tk Interface
tools                   Tools for Package Development
utils                   The R Utils Package


When I type install.packages(), select the mirror, the following list of
packages appears but  the package FORECAST is not listed.... Please see
attchament http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/file/n4498680/08.png 

Any suggestions ?

thanks in advance


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