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r-project (2) Versions 0.1.0

Installs/Configures R

cookbook 'r-project', '= 0.1.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'r-project', '= 0.1.0'
knife supermarket install r-project
knife supermarket download r-project
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This cookbook installs and configures R. It also contains an
R_package provider which can be used in recipes to install R packages
from CRAN.


  • apt: Required for APT installation.
  • build-essential: Required for source installation.


  • node['R']['cran_mirror]: Used by the template
    to set the system-wide default CRAN mirror.

  • node['R']['version']: The R version to install. When using Apt, set
    to nil to always get the latest version.

  • node['R']['config_opts]: Options to pass to R's configure
    script. Source install only.



The R_package provider can be used to manage packages available in the
CRAN repository. Currently to use this provider, your default CRAN
mirror must be set. The default recipe sets this for you.


  • :install: Installs the package from CRAN. Does nothing if the
    package is already installed. [default]

  • :upgrade: Upgrades the package to the latest version. Currently
    this will re-install the package even if it is at the latest

  • :remove: Removes the package if it is installed.


Install a package:

R_package "snow"

Remove a package:

R_package "snow" do
    action :remove


Add the default recipe to the run_list of a node or role.

Dependent cookbooks

apt >= 0.0.0
build-essential >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

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