[R] Rcmdr will not load

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 21:49:35 CEST 2016

Yes, that's annoying. I'm 99% sure that the root cause is that pbkrtest got upgraded and the new version depends on R >= 3.2.3. Since Rcmdr depends on car which imports pbkrtest, you get in trouble if your R is not at least at 3.2.3. The easiest way out is probably to upgrade R.


> On 08 Apr 2016, at 20:44 , Kyra Suzuyo Uwate <Kyra.Uwate at colorado.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I use Rcmdr for a lot of data analysis, but within the last month my
> computer had just shut down. It took a couple of days to get it up and
> running, but then R and Rstudio wouldn't load. I had to reinstall it but
> now whenever I try to access Rcmdr I get an error message.
>> library(Rcmdr)
> Loading required package: splines
> Loading required package: RcmdrMisc
> Loading required package: car
> Error in loadNamespace(j <- i[[1L]], c(lib.loc, .libPaths()), versionCheck
> = vI[[j]]) :
>  there is no package called ‘pbkrtest’
> Error: package ‘car’ could not be loaded
> When I use the package manager/installer in the R console and try to load
> car it won't load either.
> -Kyra
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