# Installing R

R is a standalone package. However, to get the most benefit, you must install a good text editor that works with R also.

If you are having trouble installing R, please email us for assistance.

## Windows installation

Base R package

R-compatible text editor

• Save and install the EXE file

Configuration

After installing Tinn-R you need to configure Tinn-R to communicate with R:

• Vista and Windows 7 users: right-click on the Tinn-R icon and choose Run as Administrator. For Windows XP users: just start Tinn-R by clicking on the icon.

• Go to the menu at the top, click on R

• Then Configure

• Then Permanent. Answer OK when completed.

• Next, you must start R from Tinn-R:

• Click on Start/Close and connections

• Select Rgui (start): this causes Tinn-R to start R.

• You will require internet access as it will continue to install several updates to allow Tinn-R and R to communicate.

Your windows will be arranged as shown here; you can see the internet updates taking place in the screenshot.

## Linux installation

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