Install R on Ubuntu

R is one the best open source programming language used for statistical computing and data analytics.

You can directly install R from its website

Step 1 :Find what distribution of Ubuntu you are using

go to System-Settings -> Details

I am using ubuntu 16.04 LTS ( Xenial )

Step 2 : Got to


Click on Download R for Linux

Step 3 : Click on ubuntu


Step 4 : Choose your .deb file ( I have choosen r-base-core_3.2.5-1xenial_amd64.deb )


Step 5 : Choose open with option and click ok


Step 6 : Click install button. This will install R in your machine


Step 7 : Open a terminal and type R


I am also started diving into R.

Happy learning R !!!!





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