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Unable to locate R binary by scanning standard location error message

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Problem:
When starting RStudio Desktop IDE the following error message is presented:

Unable to locate R binary by scanning standard location

Root Cause:
The message is presented when RStudio Desktop IDE is not able to find R installed in its standard location.

This problem could be caused by:
 
R not installed
R not installed in the correct place
R was deleted, renamed, or modified

 

 

Solution:
Install or reinstall R, to make sure that it is in the correct location for RStudio Desktop IDE to find it.

If you already have it installed, consider uninstalling and installing it again to make sure the default path is selected.
 

R can be downloaded and installed from here: http://cran.r-project.org/

 

 

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