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Installation of R

R programming is a very popular language and to work on that we have to install two things, i.e., R and RStudio. R and RStudio works together to create a project on R.

Installing R to the local computer is very easy. First, we must know which operating system we are using so that we can download it accordingly.

The official site https://cloud.r-project.org provides binary files for major operating systems including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. In some Linux distributions, R is installed by default, which we can verify from the console by entering R.

To install R, either we can get it from the site https://cloud.r-project.org or can use commands from the terminal.

Install R in Windows

There are following steps used to install the R in Windows:

Step 1:

First, we have to download the R setup from https://cloud.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/.

Installation of R

Step 2:

When we click on Download R 3.6.1 for windows, our downloading will be started of R setup. Once the downloading is finished, we have to run the setup of R in the following way:

1) Select the path where we want to download the R and proceed to Next.

Installation of R

2) Select all components which we want to install, and then we will proceed to Next.

Installation of R

3) In the next step, we have to select either customized startup or accept the default, and then we proceed to Next.

Installation of R

4) When we proceed to next, our installation of R in our system will get started:

Installation of R

5) In the last, we will click on finish to successfully install R in our system.

Installation of R

Install R in Linux

There are only three steps to install R in Linux

Step 1:

In the first step, we have to update all the required files in our system using sudo apt-get update command as:

Installation of R

Step 2:

In the second step, we will install R file in our system with the help of sudo apt-get install r-base as:

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Step 3:

In the last step, we type R and press enter to work on R editor.

Installation of R
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