[R] Where is R installed on my Linux?

Loris Bennett loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Tue Sep 20 09:10:42 CEST 2016

Mike Wojnowicz <mwojnowicz at cylance.com> writes:

> 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

If you run

  yum info R

you'll find this description:

  This is a metapackage that provides both core R userspace and
  all R development components.

The metapackage consists of 'r-core' plus various other packages.  These
are the packages that 'rpm' sees.



Dr. Loris Bennett (Mr.)
ZEDAT, Freie Universität Berlin         Email loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de

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