Question: In shiny installation ,what this error mean Warning in (install.packages : 'lib = "/usr/local/lib/R/site-library"' is not writable Would you like to use a personal library instead? (y/n).
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2.7 years ago by
roonymoonlight40 wrote:

Hi, I am trying to install shiny packages from my R console using the command install packages ("shiny") but i got this error, what it means? how can I install shiny from R ?

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.7 years ago by genomax64k • written 2.7 years ago by roonymoonlight40

That means you are running the install from a regular account (i.e. non-root). You can accept the suggestion from the installer and use a personal ($HOME) location.

ADD REPLYlink modified 2.7 years ago • written 2.7 years ago by genomax64k

It's not an error, it's just a question. It's one of the things I love about R, how easy it is to install packages as non-root/user. The package (if you accept) will be installed just for you.

ADD REPLYlink written 2.7 years ago by WouterDeCoster37k
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