[R] Problem installing ggplot2 in R 3.2.3

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Mon Mar 7 20:46:51 CET 2016

Apparently you do not have a required package installed that ggplot2 depends on. How you arrived at that condition is not clear because you have not told us the minimum information mentioned in the Posting Guide.

Since the typical way to install ggplot2 is to use the

install.packages( "ggplot2" )

command,  be sure to let us know what happened when you did that. That command by default installs dependencies as well as the package you asked for.  That means copy and paste your input command and the resulting output from R into your email. Also give us the output from


Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

On March 7, 2016 11:23:23 AM PST, jessy <jesitha.salam at gmail.com> wrote:
>I am trying to install ggplot2 in R software but Im getting the
>error message:
>Error in loadNamespace(j <- i[[1L]], c(lib.loc, .libPaths()),
>= vI[[j]]) :
>  there is no package called ‘Rcpp’
>Error: package or namespace load failed for ‘ggplot2’
>Please help me with this issue, whats to be done to rectify it.
>*Dr. Jesitha Abdul Salam*
>*Postdoctoral Researcher*
>*School of Marine Sciences*
>*Cochin University of Science and Technology*
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>and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

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