Installing R on Linux

R is very popular Statistical Analysis tool, scientific computing, general programming, and it also has packages for Machine Learning.

To install R on Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) follow the directions given at the CRAN Project page :

Open Gnome Terminal and issue these commands:

  •  sudo apt-get update   (This will update the lists of software for APT Tool)
  • sudo apt-get install r-base  (This will install r-base or the core R Packages)
  • Once R is installed. Just type R at the command prompt to work with the R Core packages !
  • To work with RStudio, a popular graphical IDE for R, just type rstudio at the GNome Terminal to launch it. RStudio provides R Code run, package updates, package install, and advanced debugging capabilities.

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Enjoy !


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