Saturday, June 29, 2013

How to install R, JGR and Deducer in SolydX Linux

A step-by-step guide about how to install the free statistical software GNU R, JGR and Deducer in SolydX Linux (32-bit, version 201306), an Debian (testing?) derivative distribution.

The combination of GNU R, JGR and Deducer is a powerful free alternative to all proprietary / commercially distributed statistical programs like SPSS. Together, they provide a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques, combined with intuitive graphical menus and dialogues that guide the user efficiently through the data manipulation and analysis process.

To install R, JGR and Deducer in SolydX Linux (possibly in Debian testing and stable versions too), follow the steps described below.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Solving OpenJDK install errors in Ubuntu

About how to solve some errors received when installing Java / OpenJDK in different versions and releases of Ubuntu (>= 10.04.4).


When you try to install OpenJDK in Ubuntu (a required condition to install R, JGR and Deducer) you can receive some errors. They are not critical for this process, but you may want to solve them.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

How to install Java / OpenJDK in Ubuntu

About how to install Java / OpenJDK in different versions and releases of Ubuntu (>= 10.04.4).

To install R, JGR and Deducer in Ubuntu you will need Java - a technology from Oracle (formerly: Sun Microsystems). There are several implementations, of which the free OpenJDK Development Kit (JDK) is the easiest to install and the default version of Java that Ubuntu uses.