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Install R packages



Example: install the ape R package

# update all installed R packages
update.packages()

update.packages(checkBuilt=TRUE, ask=FALSE)


# download and install the R ape package
install.packages('ape')

Get location of R package library

.libPaths()
[1] "/home/username/R/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-library/3.4"
[2] "/usr/local/lib/R/site-library"                
[3] "/usr/lib/R/site-library"                      
[4] "/usr/lib/R/library"



Uninstall R packages

# deinstall package "ape"
remove.packages('ape')