Question: I am unable to use Rsubread. Thank you in advance.
gravatar for Mithil Gaikwad
4 months ago by
Tezpur University, India
Mithil Gaikwad0 wrote:

> biocLite("Rsubread")


Using Bioconductor 3.6 (BiocInstaller 1.28.0), R 3.4.0 (2017-04-21).

Installing package(s) ‘Rsubread’

Package which is only available in source form, and may need compilation of C/C++/Fortran: ‘Rsubread’

  These will not be installed

installation path not writeable, unable to update packages: boot, cluster, foreign, MASS, Matrix, mgcv, nlme, rpart, survival

Old packages: 'scales'

Update all/some/none? [a/s/n]: 



  There is a binary version available but the source version is later:

       binary source needs_compilation

scales  0.5.0  1.0.0              TRUE


  Binaries will be installed

trying URL ''

Content type 'application/zip' length 694088 bytes (677 KB)

downloaded 677 KB


package ‘scales’ successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked


The downloaded binary packages are in


> library("Rsubread")

Error in library("Rsubread") : there is no package called ‘Rsubread’

ADD COMMENTlink modified 4 months ago by Gordon Smyth35k • written 4 months ago by Mithil Gaikwad0
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4 months ago by
Gordon Smyth35k
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia
Gordon Smyth35k wrote:

Rsubread is only available for Unix and Mac. It is not available for Windows.

ADD COMMENTlink written 4 months ago by Gordon Smyth35k

Thank you very much

ADD REPLYlink written 11 weeks ago by Mithil Gaikwad0
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