Install Shiny Server (& R) on Ubuntu 12 64bit

Install Shiny Server (& R) on Ubuntu 12 64bit

2014-12-15. Category & Tags: Soft&Skills Soft&Skills

64 bit only #

in: /etc/apt/sources.list
add: deb precise/

sudo apt-key adv –keyserver –recv-keys E084DAB9

// [i didn’t do this step] sudo add-apt-repository ppa:marutter/rdev
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

// if not R is not updated, then will get error: package ‘shiny’ is not available (for R version 2.14.1)

// then follow ref 2 (official intro):

sudo apt-get install r-base
sudo su -
-c “R -e "install.packages(‘shiny’, repos=‘')"”
sudo apt-get install gdebi-core
sudo gdebi shiny-server-

Next Steps
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