RServe: Getting Started

January 20, 2019

(This article was first published on R on datawookie, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Rserve is a server which allows other programs to use the facilities of R via TCP/IP.


Since Rserve gets installed to system folders, you need to do the install as the root user.

# Become root.
$ sudo su
# Run R as root.
$ R
> install.packages("Rserve")


To launch as a daemon.

$ R CMD Rserve

To launch in debug mode.

$ R CMD Rserve.dbg

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