Installing R v3.2.3

Installing R v3.2.3

If you want to install R 3.2.3 in your home directory in the CBD cluster, then you can use the following script.

Feel free to modify it as needed.


## Ivan E. Cao-Berg (
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if [ ! -d ~/bin ]; then
	mkdir ~/bin
cd ~/bin

wget -nc
tar -xvf R-3.2.3.tar.gz
cd R-3.2.3

ln -s ~/bin/R-3.2.3/bin/R ~/bin/R
ln -s ~/bin/R-3.2.3/bin/Rcmd ~/bin/Rcmd
ln -s ~/bin/R-3.2.3/bin/Rd2pdf ~/bin/Rd2pdf
ln -s ~/bin/R-3.2.3/bin/Rprof ~/bin/Rprof
ln -s ~/bin/R-3.2.3/bin/Rscript ~/bin/Rscript

You can run these commands in terminal to get the script and submit to the scheduler

git clone
cd d3e4812911a691d4deff
sbatch -p pool1 -o ./install_R.3.2.3.out ./

If the installation was successful, then you should be able to run R

[icaoberg ~]$ ~/bin/R

R version 3.2.3 (2015-12-10) -- "Wooden Christmas-Tree"
Copyright (C) 2015 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)

R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details.

Natural language support but running in an English locale

R is a collaborative project with many contributors.
Type 'contributors()' for more information and
'citation()' on how to cite R or R packages in publications.

Type 'demo()' for some demos, 'help()' for on-line help, or
'help.start()' for an HTML browser interface to help.
Type 'q()' to quit R.