[R] R on red hat 2.1 problem while trying to generate image

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Mar 24 08:43:55 CET 2005

Ghosh, Sandeep wrote:

> Running R 1.9.1 under red hat 2.1 version

Please upgrade.

> When I try to generate an image, we get an error as in the following
> plot(rnorm(100))
> Error in PS(file, old$paper, old$family, old$encoding, old$bg, old$fg,  : 
>         unable to start device PostScript
> In addition: Warning message: 
> cannot open `postscript' file argument `Rplots.ps'

Do you have write permission in the current working directory?
If not, use postscript() explicitly.

Uwe Ligges

> If anyone can throw some light or any pointers into why we are facing this problem then it would be really helpful. 
> Thanks,
> Sandeep.
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