[R] broken installation on ubuntu 16.04 for 3.4.4-1xenial0

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Wed Aug 7 03:13:46 CEST 2019

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The standard instructions for Ubuntu [1] describe how to set up authentication.

[1] https://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/README.html

On August 6, 2019 10:52:05 AM PDT, KZ Win <kz using breadfinance.com> wrote:
>We have a test  system for boostrapping a production machine running R
>code.  It spins up a new machine and tries to install this version
>there is a new commit to our infrastructure code repo.  This version
>been in place since Mar 2018 but a few weeks ago this test fails
>because it
>can no longer install this package even though we have not made any
>to this installation process.
>The failure comes with this message
>WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
>r-base-core r-cran-boot r-cran-cluster r-cran-foreign r-cran-mass
>r-cran-kernsmooth r-cran-lattice r-cran-nlme r-cran-matrix r-cran-mgcv
>r-cran-rpart r-cran-survival r-cran-class r-cran-nnet r-cran-spatial
>r-cran-codetools r-recommended r-base r-base-dev r-base-html r-doc-html
>STDERR: E: There were unauthenticated packages and -y was used without
>Any idea on whether there is a way to install `r-base` without using
>I can provide more information if necessary.
>Thank you
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