Question: Error using biocLite
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7 months ago by
christina.fjeldbo0 wrote:



I have problems using the biocLite.

When using: biocLite(

this error appears:

'no packages in repository (no internet connection?)' while trying, trying
Error: no packages in repository (no internet connection?)


Output from sessionInfo()

R version 3.2.2 (2015-08-14)
Platform: i386-w64-mingw32/i386 (32-bit)
Running under: Windows XP (build 2600) Service Pack 3

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252
[2] LC_CTYPE=English_United States.1252   
[3] LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
[4] LC_NUMERIC=C                          
[5] LC_TIME=English_United States.1252    

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base     

other attached packages:
[1] BiocInstaller_1.20.0




ADD COMMENTlink modified 7 months ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k • written 7 months ago by christina.fjeldbo0

It should be biocLite("") (with quotation marks)... However, I just tried it and it works as expected, but I use R 3.3.1. 

ADD REPLYlink written 7 months ago by Walter F. Baumann 0
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7 months ago by
Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k
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Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k wrote:

Provide the full transcript -- Does


work? What about using http:// instead of https://?

ADD COMMENTlink written 7 months ago by Martin Morgan ♦♦ 20k

Thanks! Including the options(BioC_mirror="") resolved it.

ADD REPLYlink written 6 months ago by christina.fjeldbo0
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