[R] Upgrade R 3.2 to 3.3 using tar.gz file on Ubuntu 16.04

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Wed Sep 14 09:21:27 CEST 2016

No, the default Ubuntu version is behind but that link tells how to properly install the current version using the packaging system, which makes it more easily maintained than a custom compile would be.  (Thanks, Dirk, Michael and Vincent!) Anyway, still OT here.
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

On September 13, 2016 10:57:52 PM PDT, Loris Bennett <loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us> writes:
>> For this query I would rather recommend [1] as reference, though
>> Marc's suggestion to switch mailing lists is best.
>> [1] https://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/
>But doesn't this merely describe how to install the version of R
>packaged for his version of Ubuntu?  As I understood the OP, he has
>already installed this version, which is 3.2.3, but would like to
>install 3.3.1, which he will have to install from the sources.
>If this is the case, then there is no point reposting to r-sig-debian,
>since he just has to do a generic unix-like install.
>Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
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