Installing R and BioPython on Ubuntu

Installing BioPython:

Installing R:

I use Ubuntu – Raring 13.04 – and managed to install R and RStudio yesterday. These instructions worked:

1. Edit the sources.list file. In the terminal:

flcellogrl@flcellogrl:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Include this line at the end of the sources.list file:

deb raring/

2. Save the file.

3. Then, you have to get a public key:

flcellogrl@flcellogrl:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver

4. Finally, you can start the commands listed on  the website:

flcellogrl@flcellogrl:~$ sudo apt-get update
flcellogrl@flcellogrl:~$ sudo apt-get install r-base
flcellogrl@flcellogrl:~$ sudo apt-get install r-base-dev

Here are my transcripts if anyone is interested. Might help if you’re trying to figure out what commands to use:

R Studio:


About Lisa Johnson

PhD candidate at UC Davis.
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