[R] proxy

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Tue Jan 6 16:08:12 CET 2004

On Tue, 6 Jan 2004 10:56:38 -0400, christian_mora at vtr.net wrote :

>Hi all;
>I?m working with the latest version of R under Win2000. My internet connection
>(using a proxy) requires my username and password. In this situation I?m
>not able to update the packages from CRAN (unless I download and install
>them from a local drive). I tried looking at information on the list servers
>but I couldn?t figure out how to change 'environment variables' or something
>like that. I also tried renaming the files internet2.dll to internet.dll
>and so on. Any 'new' idea how to solve this situation.

Have you tried the methods described in the "FAQ on R for Windows"
(item 2.17 in version 1.8.1)?

Duncan Murdoch

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