My previous post here discussed how to build recent versions of R on an old machine that has outdated system libraries. Similarly, sometimes you can get the core parts of R work, but one of the packages you’re trying to use fails to work as you’d expect. Once such example was posted on the Bioconductor support […]
If you’re a user of R and would like to build a recent version for yourself, but you’re working on a fairly old Linux operating system, you may encounter some issues regarding various libraries that don’t meet R’s minimum version requirements. This is my guide to getting everything you need installed.