[R] Where is R installed on my Linux?

Jim Lemon drjimlemon at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 08:32:54 CEST 2016

Hi Mike,
Depending upon the flavor of Linux (looks like it's in the RedHat
family) it will usually start by running the command "R" in a
terminal. What does:

which R

say? Then look in the startup file (often in /usr/local/bin) for the
R_HOME directory.


On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 9:38 AM, Mike Wojnowicz <mwojnowicz at cylance.com> wrote:
> I have successfully installed R on my AWS EC2 r3.8 box running Linux with
>>sudo yum install -y R
> However, I cannot find R anywhere (which I want for the sake of tar'ing it up and decompressing to make future installations easier.)  For example,
>> rpm -ql R
> Says there is nothing to show.
> Does anyone have any ideas?
> -Mike
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