Installing R Packages over proxy authentication
If you are running behind the proxy sever and you need to install the R packages ex : Bioconductor packages first you need to set the proxy environment on the terminal using the command like given below :
export http_proxy= proxy_user_name : proxy_usesr’s_password @ Proxy_IP_Address:Proxy_Port_no.
type bash and enter to set the proxy.
similarly you can export ftp_proxy , https_proxy if needed otherwise http_proxy is enough to set.
Installing from the Linux Terminal :
Start R Terminal by pressing R and enter key.
>source("http://bioconductor.org/biocLite.R") >biocLite("package_name") or >install.packages("package_name",dependencies=TRUE)
Installing from archive(tar.gz) :
First download the package(tar.gz) from Bioconductor or CRAN(http://cran.r-project.org/).
The go to the download place from terminal and then type:
$R CMD INSTALL tar.gz_package