#25: Test, test, test, … those R 4.0.0 binaries with Ubuntu 20.04 and Rocker

April 12, 2020
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Welcome to the 25nd post in the randomly recurring R recitations series, or R4 for short.

Just yesterday, we posted a short post along with a video and supporting slides. It covered how to test the soon-to-be-released R 4.0.0 on a custom Ubuntu 18.04 Rocker container.

A container for Ubuntu 20.04, which is itself in final beta stages, was being built while the video was made. As it is available now, we created a quick follow-up video showing the use under Ubuntu 20.04:

The updated supporting slides from the video are still at this link.

What we showed in both videos does of course also work directly on Ubuntu (or Debian, using those source repos) installations; the commands shown in the Rocker use case generally apply equally to a normal installation.

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This post by Dirk Eddelbuettel originated on his Thinking inside the box blog. Please report excessive re-aggregation in third-party for-profit settings.

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