[R] can't create png graphics under linux anymore
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 1 17:37:17 CEST 2012
See the 'R Installation and Administration Manual'.
And yes, it is related to the actions of whoever installed R, so please
discuss it with them.
On 01/10/2012 14:54, Tobias Pilz wrote:
> since my update of Linux from opensuse 11.4 to 12.1 and the update of R
> to 2.15.1 I can't produce graphics with png() or similar (like tiff,
> jpeg etc.) anymore. The following error occurs:
> > png()
> Error in X11(paste("png::", filename, sep = ""), g$width, g$height,
> pointsize, :
> unable to start Device PNG
> Additionally: Warning:
> In png() : png isn't supported of this R version
> (error message translated from german)
> Before the updates everything worked fine and still works under Windows
> 7 for R 2.15.1 on the same machine. I couldn't find something useful
> with google. As far as I know R still supports png?! Maybe the problem
> is related to suse?
> Thanks for any help,
> 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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