Preinstalled R on Ivy Linux VM

R Overview

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

Type R at the terminal to launch the R console.

Installing packages

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

Rscript /path/to/script/your_script_file.R

More Information

For more information, please visit the official R website