What is R, R Commander and R Studio (Posit)?

R and R Commander

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. The R Commander package set is included with this installation and can be invoked in the GUI by loading the 'Rcmdr' package or by 'library(Rcmdr)' in the terminal.
For more information, visit https://www.r-project.org/

R Studio

Used by millions of people weekly, the RStudio integrated development environment (IDE) is a set of tools built to help you be more productive with R and Python. It includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution. It also features tools for plotting, viewing history, debugging and managing your workspace.

For more information, visit https://posit.co/

Quick Information

VENDOR: The R Project / Posit
PRODUCT: R & R Commander / RStudio
VERSION: 4.3.0 (R) 2022.12 (RStudio)

Who is licensed to use R, R Commander and RStudio?

MSU Denver Faculty, Staff and Students

How do I request access to R, R Commander and RStudio?

How do I access R, R Commander and RStudio?

Once you have installed R, R Commander and R Studio from one of the methods above, you can launch the application from your Start menu (Windows) or Launchpad (Mac), the application will connect to your license server and you will be able to use it.

If you require assistance using the application, please contact your instructor, department tutor, or supervisor for help.

If you experience trouble installing the application, you receive license errors, or you feel it is not running correctly, please submit a Software Issues & Errors request.

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