In this tutorial, we will show you how to install R and RStudio on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, R is an open-source programming language that is widely used for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphical representation of data. RStudio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that provides an intuitive interface for R users.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the R and RStudio on a Fedora 37.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for R Programming Language.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install R and RStudio on Fedora 37
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing R Programming Language on Fedora 37.
By default, R programming language package comes in the default Fedora 37 repository. Now run the following command below to install R base package to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install R
After the installation is complete, you can verify the installation by entering the following command below:
This should open the R console, where you can start working with R.
Step 3. Installing RStudio on Fedora 37.
RStudio is available in the Fedora repository, and you can install it with the
sudo dnf install rstudio-desktop
Step 4. Accessing RStudio on Fedora Linux.
Once the installation is complete, you can launch it by entering the following command
rstudio in a terminal. Alternatively, you can launch RStudio from the application menu in your desktop environment.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed R and RStudio. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing R and RStudio on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official RStudio website.