R Installation

Install the newest version of R

for windows: http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/

for linux: http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/

for mac: http://cran.r-project.org/bin/macosx/

Once R is installed, open it up by typing R (linux/mac) in the shell or double clicking on the R icon (windows). Within the R console type and hit enter:


The basic packages that are needed can be installed by typing this line:

biocLite(c("limma", "RColorBrewer","sva","Biobase","GEOquery","gplots","gProfileR","mgcv","genefilter"))

and hitting enter.

Additional packages have to be installed by executing the following:

Video instructions for installation of R on windows can be found here and for bioconductor here.