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Manual Installation of the BMS Package in R

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BMS package binaries - Latest version 0.3.3

The following instructions show how to install the lasted build BMS package manually under four different configurations:

In most cases, BMS can be easily installed from the R console via CRAN. The options below apply to manual installation instead.


Manual Installation under Windows

  1. Download a BMS.zip to somewhere on your local disk, depending on your R version (find out my R version):
  2. Open the R-Gui (typically double-click the R icon on your desktop):
  3. In the menu, click on Packages and select Install package(s) from local zip files...
  4. Navigate to your local copy of BMS.zip and press Open.
  5. BMS should be installed now - type the following (in R) to verify: First library(BMS) (wait for execution), then help(BMS).

Manual Installation under Linux

  1. Download the BMS_0.3.3.tar.gz tarball to somewhere on your local disk.
  2. Open a console, and navigate to the folder containing BMS_0.3.3.tar.gz.
  3. Type R CMD INSTALL BMS_0.3.3.tar.gz
    (Note: you probably need root privileges to do this - if you don't have these, consult the FAQ for a workaround)
  4. BMS should be installed now - type the following in R to verify: First library(BMS) (wait for execution), then help(BMS).

Manual Installation under Mac OS

  1. Download the BMS_0.3.3.tar.gz tarball to somewhere on your local disk.
  2. Open R
  3. In the R menu, click on Packages & Data and select Install package(s) (or use the key combination Alt+Apple+I).
  4. In the window that opens, select Local Package (Source) above and press the Install... button below.
  5. Locate the file BMS_0.3.3.tar.gz on your machine.
  6. Close and re-open R
  7. BMS should be installed now - type the following in R to verify: First library(BMS) (wait for execution), then help(BMS).

Previous Releases

For reference, previous releases can be found here. To install, download your respective package, open a console under the downlod location and type R CMD INSTALL BMS_(your version number).tar.gz