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R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. This tag can be used for questions about running R software on macOS. Questions about programming in R should be asked on StackOverflow.

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Switch from GFortran "for R" 12.0 to 12.2

I am using the GFortran compiler 12.0 once available from https://mac.r-project.org/tools (old version available on archive.org). This was just a xz archive that was installed using tar fxz gfortran-...
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Installing R 4.2.2 (ARM) fails

I am trying to update from R 4.2.1 to R 4.2.2 via the .pkg installer. However, I can't install since I get the message The installation failed. The installer encountered an error and let me contact ...
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How change $PATH for RStudio

I am trying to set my $PATH variable for RStudio. Somehow it just ignores the entry in my ~/.Renviron. I added this lines: PATH=$PATH:/opt/R/arm64/gfortran/bin R_MAX_VSIZE=100Gb if I run Sys.getenv(&...
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How to run an R script from the terminal

I've spent over a week on this problem, been down so many rabbit holes, and I'm about to pull my hair out. All I want to to is be able able to navigate to my folder in the terminal, run the command ./...
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Hidden Python- and R-files: Safe to delete?

I am running macOS Catalina 10.15.7 on a 2020 MacBook Pro. I do a bit of programming in R and Python, and in my home directory I saw a bunch of hidden files: There are files related to ....
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"R cannot open because of a problem"

I've installed R 3.6.3 on a Mac OS X El Capitan, but when I try to open it I get a pop-up saying "R cannot open because of a problem". The message is not in English, but it's the same as ...
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Uninstalling R and R Studio from the mac

How to delete R from the mac. Currently, Tidyverse package no longer works and thus I have to reinstall the R. But, I am not able to fully delete the programme as it keeps creeping back. What to do to ...
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Rstudio Server in Mac Mojave

I am trying to install Rstudio Server in Mac mini running on macOS Mojave. I followed this link to build Rstudio server from the source. I also looked at this link. I could successfully install it ...
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Differences in path encoding between Mojave and High Sierra

I have a script (in R) where I specify the path to some data. The script ran on my computer's High Sierra. After updating to Movaje, I get "path non-existent" error messages so my script no longer ...
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Is it possible to use R on an iPad?

I am new to coding and I am attempting to learn about R using online resources. I am wondering how to use R from an iPad when I’m away from a desktop/laptop (or if this is feasible at all)? I also ...
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Homebrew R vs Microsoft R

I understand that math library integration is the main tweak that sets MRO apart from the CRAN R distribution, and gives it a performance advantage. I wonder if MRO (Microsoft R Open) binaries still ...
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Terminal Crash on Macbook Air 2011, Mavericks

I've managed to wreck my Terminal of my Air's OS X (10.9.5) while running a sudo command (sudo mv git /etc/paths.d) during git installation. (Following https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4725389/how-...
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How to install a second instance of R on macOS and make it launch automatically

I am using an iMac at work that I inherited from a former coworker who already installed R as well as a number of packages before leaving. My problem is that although I can install new packages from ...
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Errors in R console

I've recently upgraded to a new MBP (2015 series) and migrated my old machine via a time machine backup. Since the upgrade, I have been receiving error messages in the console of R at more or less ...
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Rstudio Server vs El Capitan

I am trying to install RStudio Server in OSX El Capitan. I did these steps from terminal brew install openssl brew install homebrew/science/rstudio-server I have the login window at localhost:8787 ...
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RStudio Server Initialization Error on Mac El Capitan

I have installed RStudio Server using Homebrew on a Mac Pro Server with El Capitan. Then I followed instructions in the INSTALL file. When I launch RStudio Server from the host computer (http://...
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R programming language breaks and must be reinstalled

Yesterday, I tried to open the R programming environment by typing "R" at the command line. I was met with the following error message: Fatal error: unable to open the base package I didn't know ...
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Install Rserve return an error

I am trying to install Rserve but it returns an error. > install.packages('Rserve') trying URL 'https://cran.rstudio.com/src/contrib/Rserve_1.7-3.tar.gz' Content type 'application/x-gzip' length ...
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Setting locale via launch daemon - downside to this approach?

I have the same problem as in this post here that R started in ESS / Emacs can not set the locales: R version 3.2.2 (2015-08-14) -- "Fire Safety" Copyright (C) 2015 The R Foundation for Statistical ...
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How to install RGtk2 on OS X 10.10.5?

I am trying to install RGtk2. I have installed GTK+ and XQuartz with Homebrew: $ brew cask install xquartz Warning: A Cask for xquartz is already installed. Add the "--force" option to force re-...
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IDE for R in OSX?

I am trying to find some editor/IDE for R in OSX. I am using currently TextMate but not probably the good choice. How can you type R in some good editor/IDE?
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How to install Homebrew on Mavericks?

How can i install Homebrew or R on a mavericks machine? I tried looking at this link. Can anyone help me out?
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Install softwares on other partitions

I have partitioned my HD in three parts, system, work and private. I was trying to install R in work volume but it failed because it could find OS? So is it necessary to install all SWs on system, or ...
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Making Homebrew and R.app live together happily

I just upgraded to Mavericks (10.9.2) and after years of using MacPorts I decided to use Homebrew. I successfully installed Homebrew, but brew doctor shows: brew doctor Warning: Unbrewed dylibs were ...
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