[R] Installation of R version 3.1.0

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 14 18:47:42 CEST 2014

On 14/08/2014 17:15, VG wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I am currently using *R version 3.0.0 RC (2013-03-28 r62434) -- "Masked
> Marvel"*
> I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS- the Lucid Lynx.
> I downloaded the  tar.gz of R 3.1.0 under my Downloads folder.

Why?  3.1.1 is current.

> I changed my directory to Downloads folder and then used following commands
> to install the version.
> I used
> tar -xzf tar.gz
> cd R-3.1.0
> ./configure
> make
> make check

But you did not install it ... see the 'R Installation and 
Administration Manual' which file INSTALL directed you to.  You are 
missing some variant on 'make install'.

> Now i can see a bin folder under R-3.1.0 which has R.
> On the terminal when I use R it still gives me
> R version 3.0.0 RC (2013-03-28 r62434) -- "Masked Marvel"
> Copyright (C) 2013 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
> Platform: i686-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)
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> How can I use R 3.1.0 version.
> I also want to use that version on R studio.
> I guess it is just the path issue?
> Any help
> Regards
> VG
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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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