Installing R Packages on your Ubuntu CS Account

If you are currently in Stats with R, or just find yourself wanting to play with some R packages. Below are some commands to install the required Packages for Stats with R. This guide is intended for students using the C-208 Computers and logging into their CS accounts on the Ubuntu side.

Once you are logged in do the following:

1. Run R (Search “R” in the finder menu)

2. Install Packages (Rfit, npsm, UsingR, devtools, hbrfit, and npsm reg2.

NOTE: Please install these in order.

install.packages("Rfit")
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Things You Might Want To Do

We are advising you to make some changes to your account that will allow you to:

  • Use your account as a remote git repository
  • Use scp to transfer files between computers
  • Send commands as arguments when invoking ssh

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