Installing R and BioPython on Ubuntu

Installing BioPython:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9205689/BioPython_python3.3_install_WORKS_transcript_9.20.13.txt

Installing R:

I use Ubuntu – Raring 13.04 – and managed to install R and RStudio yesterday. These instructions worked:
http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/README

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 http://cran.cnr.Berkeley.edu/bin/linux/ubuntu raring/

2. Save the file.

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

flcellogrl@flcellogrl:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com

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:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9205689/R_installUbuntu_WORKS_9.22.2013.txt

R Studio:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9205689/RStudio_installUbuntu_WORKS_9.22.2013.txt

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About Lisa Johnson

PhD candidate at UC Davis.
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