Running GNU R on Linux operating system

Posted by LinuxCareer on Jan 24, 2013 12:35 PM EDT; By
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GNU R can be run on the Linux operating system in a number of ways. In this article we will describe running R from the command line, in an application window, in a batch mode and from a bash script. You will see that these various options for running R in Linux will suit a specific task. Some of them are more suitable for simple statistical analysis that can be done in one line of code, others for more sophisticated programs that require executions of a larger number of R expressions. Finally, we may want to run a program that will take a day or two to run on a Linux cluster. In this case we will run R in a background, which allows us for logging out from the cluster.

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