Install R-base 3.0.3 in Ubuntu 13.10

R is a free software environment for statistical computation and graphics.  It consists of a language plus a run-time environment with graphics, a debugger, access to certain system functions, and the ability to run programs stored in script files. Steps to installing this on a 64bit OS

Step 1: Uninstall Previous R-base installation

sudo apt-get remove r-base-core

Step 2: Update Sources.List File

– Edit the sources.list file

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

– Add following entry

deb http://cran.rstudio.com/bin/linux/ubuntu saucy/

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Step 3: Install R-base

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install r-base

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Step 4: Launch R-base

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