[R] search with help.start

Carlisle Thacker Carlisle.Thacker at noaa.gov
Thu Jul 10 20:39:23 CEST 2008

Search is not working after starting the help facility using the 
help.start function.  The firefox browser says the applet has started, 
but nothing happens What to do to get it working?  Versions of R, java, 
and firefox are shown below.



 > version
platform       x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu
arch           x86_64
os             linux-gnu
system         x86_64, linux-gnu
major          2
minor          6.1
year           2007
month          11
day            26
svn rev        43537
language       R
version.string R version 2.6.1 (2007-11-26)

 > system("java -version")
java version "1.6.0"
IcedTea Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0-b08)
OpenJDK Server VM (build 1.6.0-b08, mixed mode)

 > system("firefox -version")
Mozilla Firefox 3.0, Copyright (c) 1998 - 2008 mozilla.org

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