R is an open source programming language, used by Data Miners, Scientists, Data Analysts, and Statisticians. It is available under the GNU GPL V2 license from the Comprehensive R Archive Network
R can be used for many statistical, modeling, and graphical solutions. It is very Object Oriented in nature and is easily extensible.
Running the command line R console
R at the terminal to launch the R console.
Our Linux VMs come equipped with R preinstalled. Most major R packages are also installed and further could be installed from CRAN using (from within the R console)
Once the package is loaded, you could start it using
Running R Scripts from the command line
Simply type in the following
For more information, please visit the official R website