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

Alain Guillet alain.guillet at uclouvain.be
Wed Sep 14 08:53:25 CEST 2016

Dear Luigi,

You have to modify the /etc/apt/source.list file in order to add a new 
depot to get a new R version. Everything is explained on the page 
https://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/ .


On 13/09/16 15:00, Luigi Marongiu wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am working on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 and I have installed R 3.2. I need
> to upgrade to R 3.3 and I tried several options available online with
> no success. I downloaded the tar.gz file for R 3.3 and I would like to
> ask how can I use this file in order to accomplish the upgrade.
> Many thanks,
> Luigi
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