[R] R with atlas in ubuntu karmic 64

Jose Quesada quesada at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 12:31:59 CET 2009


I'm trying to install R with atlas in ubuntu karmic 64. I do a lot of
matrix operations so I need performance.


 grep sse2 /proc/cpuinfo

tells me tha my CPU supports SSE2.
But I don't see libatlas3gf-sse2 in the package repositories.

Also, there seem to be some gotchas on how to install atlas, even the
vanilla one, as described here:

I didn't understand what Bill Dunlap proposes as a solution.
Has anyone installed R with atlas in ubuntu karmic 64? Maybe writing a
howto on a blog post would be a good idea. If I manage to install it, I

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