Bioconductor: first installation

Bioconductor is a website that gathers open source software for bioinformatics in the R language.

You can install a Bioconductor package using their interface. As an example, let us install the RBGL package. First, start a R session, and then just type:


If you are installing a package for the first time and started R as a user (not root), then you will not have permission to install package in the standard directory. However, R will ask you to create a new directory to install the new package. Just say yes to the questions.

Dependencies will be managed by R automatically.

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