Install/update R on an openSUSE server

  • login as root
sudo -i # enter password

  • add repository
VERSION=$(grep VERSION /etc/SuSE-release | sed -e 's/VERSION = //')
zypper addrepo -f http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel\:/languages\:/R\:/patched/openSUSE_$VERSION/ R-base
  • installation
zypper install R-base R-base-devel
  • keep up to date
zypper update R-base

check here for detailed explainations.

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