installr

Using R to Install Stuff on Windows OS (Such As: R, 'Rtools', 'RStudio', 'Git', and More!)

R is great for installing software. Through the 'installr' package you can automate the updating of R (on Windows, using updateR()) and install new software. Software installation is initiated through a GUI (just run installr()), or through functions such as: install.Rtools(), install.pandoc(), install.git(), and many more. The updateR() command performs the following: finding the latest R version, downloading it, running the installer, deleting the installation file, copy and updating old packages to the new R installation.

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Package
installr
Type
Package
Title
Using R to Install Stuff on Windows OS (Such As: R, 'Rtools', 'RStudio', 'Git', and More!)
Version
0.22.0
Date
2019-08-02
Description
R is great for installing software. Through the 'installr' package you can automate the updating of R (on Windows, using updateR()) and install new software. Software installation is initiated through a GUI (just run installr()), or through functions such as: install.Rtools(), install.pandoc(), install.git(), and many more. The updateR() command performs the following: finding the latest R version, downloading it, running the installer, deleting the installation file, copy and updating old packages to the new R installation.
URL
BugReports
https://github.com/talgalili/installr/issues
OS_type
windows
Depends
R (>= 2.14.0), stringr, utils
Suggests
curl, XML, htmltab, devtools, rjson, data.table, plyr, ggplot2, sp, tools, pkgbuild
License
GPL-2
RoxygenNote
6.1.1
NeedsCompilation
no
Packaged
2019-08-02 12:27:27 UTC; junior
Author
Tal Galili [aut, cre, cph] (http://www.r-statistics.com), Barry Rowlingson [ctb], Boris Hejblum [ctb], Dason [ctb], Felix Schonbrodt [ctb], G. Grothendieck [ctb], GERGELY DAROCZI [ctb], Heuristic Andrew [ctb], James [ctb] (http://stackoverflow.com/users/269476/james), Thomas Leeper [ctb] (http://thomasleeper.com/), VitoshKa [ctb], Yihui Xie [ctb] (http://yihui.name), Michael Friendly [ctb] (http://datavis.ca/), Kornelius Rohmeyer [ctb] (http://algorithm-forge.com/techblog/), Dieter Menne [ctb], Tyler Hunt [ctb] (https://github.com/JackStat), Takekatsu Hiramura [ctb] (https://github.com/hiratake55), Berry Boessenkool [ctb] (https://github.com/BerryBoessenkool), Jonathan Godfrey [ctb] (https://github.com/ajrgodfrey), Tom Allard [ctb], ChingChuan Chen [ctb], Jonathan Hill [ctb], Chan-Yub Park [ctb] (https://github.com/mrchypark), Gerhard Nachtmann [ctb]
Maintainer
Tal Galili
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2019-08-02 12:50:03 UTC

install.packages('installr')

0.22.0

3 months ago

http://talgalili.github.io/installr/

Tal Galili

GPL-2

Depends on

R (>= 2.14.0), stringr, utils

Suggests

curl, XML, htmltab, devtools, rjson, data.table, plyr, ggplot2, sp, tools, pkgbuild

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