[R] installing R 3.5.1

Berwin A Turlach berw|n@tur|@ch @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sat Aug 25 09:51:25 CEST 2018

G'day Bogdan,

On Fri, 24 Aug 2018 18:28:59 -0700
Bogdan Tanasa <tanasa using gmail.com> wrote:

> I am trying to install R 3.5.1 on my Ubuntu 14.04 system; however, I
> am getting the following message :
> sudo apt-get install r-base
> [...]
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  r-base : Depends: r-recommended (= 3.5.1-1trusty) but it is not
> going to be installed
> E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

For me such problems are usually fixed by specifying the package that
"is not going to be installed" but on which the package I want to
install depends also to apt-get install.

What does
	sudo apt-get install r-base r-recommended
do on your system?



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