Brew Install Rstudio

Step 1. Install dependencies#

First, you’ll probably want to install R itself. To do this, add a new file to your repository called.gitpod.Dockerfile, and add the following content to it: FROM gitpod/workspace-full RUN brew install R. Next, create a Gitpod configuration file called.gitpod.yml (you can also simply run gp init and Gitpod will generate the. Installing RStudio and R packages. This process is essentially the same as in Windows. To download RStudio, go to the RStudio downloads page and get the.dmg for Mac OS, as shown in the image below. Remember to keep default installation options. Once you open RStudio, installing packages is the same as with Windows. Brew install r Installing & Using RStudio. We CAN use R from the R Console which was likely installed alongside R on your machine, but most people prefer to use RStudio, which can be downloaded here (we want the desktop version). RStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R, which means it lets you do everything you can with R. Install the drivers#. The drivers are installed using RStudio Desktop Pro: Open RStudio Desktop Pro. In the Connections pane, click New Connection.; Select the data source from the list.

  • Install the unixODBC driver manager. We recommend using Homebrew since it is the easiest method:

Additional steps for using the Oracle database driver

The current Oracle driver is not supported on macOS Mojave and requiresmacOS Catalina

If you are working with the Oracle database, you must:

RStudio and TeXstudio Installation. Below are instructions to install RStudio and TeXstudio so that (1) you can use R and create professional looking documents using LaTeX, and (2) so that both RStudio and TeXstudio can compile knitr/sweave documents - integrated R code in a LaTeX document that automates running the code and inserting it.

  • Install version 19.x version of the Oracle InstantClient.Either the Basic Package or the Basic Light Package is required.
  • Once the zip file is downloaded, follow the installationinstructionsfor Installing Instant Client 19.x on macOS.

For more information on connecting to Oracle Databases look at this support article.

Brew Install RstudioAdditional steps for using the Snowflake driver version 1.7.0

This step is no longer necessary on version 1.8.0 of the driver and later.

Once the Snowflake driver is installed, the file ~/.local/share/rstudio/odbc/drivers/snowflake/bin/lib/rstudio.snowflakeodbc.ini must be updated to contain the following:


Step 2. Install the drivers#

The drivers are installed using RStudio Desktop Pro:

  • Open RStudio Desktop Pro.
  • In the Connections pane, click New Connection.
  • Select the data source from the list.
  • Specify where the driver will be installed (the default path is /Users/<user>/.local/share/rstudio/odbc/drivers) and click Next.
  • After the installation completes, click Next. The driver has now been installed.
  • You can either:
    • Click Cancel
    • Enter the connection details to test and/or establish a connection.

Installing the drivers this way automatically updates entries in theodbcinst.ini file used by unixODBC.

  • To determine the path to the file that isused, run the following in the terminal:


The output may resemble:


The DRIVERS... entry shows the location of the odbcinst.ini file.

Step 3. Testing database connectivity#

Database connectivity can be tested directly from within RStudio Desktop pro:

  • Open RStudio Desktop Pro.
  • In the Connections pane, click New Connection.
  • Select the data source from the list.
  • Enter the requested information and click Test.
  • If prompted, enter the database password.

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Configure ODBC DSNs for testing and making database connections

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If you prefer, you can also set up ODBCDSNs to test and make database connections.

  • DSNs can be defined in ~/.odbc.ini. Forexample:

    File: ~/. odbc.ini
  • Then you may access the DSN directly from the New Connection dialog or test fromthe terminal with the following:



The drivers are uninstalled using RStudio Desktop Pro:

  1. Open RStudio Desktop Pro.
  2. Within the Connections pane, click New Connection.
  3. Select the data source from the list.
  4. Click Uninstall....
  5. When prompted to uninstall the driver, click Yes.

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This removes the driver files and deletes the driver entry fromodbcinst.ini.

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