[R] R installation

VG gupta567varun at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 18:10:11 CET 2014

Hi everyone,

I was having trouble with R i installed some time ago on my local ubuntu
machine. So i removed R completely from my system in order to re install
it. I used these commands to install R

sudo apt-get install r-base r-base-dev

Then on the terminal I typed which R:
it returns

When i launch R on the terminal by typing R it gives me this:

*/usr/bin/R: line 236: /usr/lib/R/etc/ldpaths: No such file or directory*

R version 3.1.2 (2014-10-31) -- "Pumpkin Helmet"
Copyright (C) 2014 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
Platform: i486-pc-linux-gnu (32-bit)

R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details.

  Natural language support but running in an English locale

R is a collaborative project with many contributors.
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'help.start()' for an HTML browser interface to help.
Type 'q()' to quit R.

*Warning: namespace ‘DESeq’ is not available and has been replacedby
.GlobalEnv when processing object ‘data2*

To fix "*/usr/bin/R: line 236: /usr/lib/R/etc/ldpaths: No such file or

I went to
*/usr/lib/R/etc/ and did *

*file ldpaths and it gave me*

ldpaths: broken symbolic link to `/etc/R/ldpaths'

How to fix this??
Also I need to fix warning


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