Installing R packages missing R_X11.so error

 

install.packages(“roxygen2”)

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trying URL ‘https://cran.cnr.berkeley.edu/bin/macosx/el-capitan/contrib/3.5/roxygen2_6.1.0.tgz’

Content type ‘application/x-gzip’ length 712037 bytes (695 KB)

downloaded 695 KB
The downloaded binary packages are in
/var/folders/tt/vy5b7m5s7rb54r02c9r647tc0000gn/T//RtmpSKQcBX/downloaded_packages
Warning message:
In doTryCatch(return(expr), name, parentenv, handler) :
unable to load shared object ‘/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/modules//R_X11.so’:
dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/modules//R_X11.so, 6): Library not loaded: /opt/X11/lib/libSM.6.dylib
Referenced from: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/modules//R_X11.so
Reason: image not found

quit()

 

SOlution > Just Install XQuartz from the link below and you dont need to set X11 as default server at all. It should fix your problem.

https://www.xquartz.org/

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