HowTo Check Installed R Server Version Linux / Ubuntu

Shiny is an open source R package that provides an elegant and powerful web framework for building web applications using R Language. Shiny helps you turn your analyses into interactive web applications without requiring HTML, CSS, or JavaScript knowledge. In this article we are going to see HowTo Check Installed R Server Version Linux/Ubuntu.

To check R Server version we can use Terminal as well as R console

Check Installed R Server Version from R Console

[root@RShiny-Server]# R

> version
platform x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu
arch x86_64
os linux-gnu
system x86_64, linux-gnu
major 3
minor 4.0
year 2017
month 04
day 21
svn rev 72570
language R
version.string R version 3.4.0 (2017-04-21)
nickname You Stupid Darkness

> getRversion()
[1] ‘3.4.0’
> R.Version()$version.string
[1] "R version 3.4.0 (2017-04-21)"

above is the command output method one to check R Server version

> sessionInfo()
R version 3.4.0 (2017-04-21)
Platform: x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu (64-bit)
Running under: CentOS Linux 7 (Core)

Session info is an one more way to check Installed R Server version

> getRversion()
[1] ‘3.4.0’
> R.Version()$version.string
[1] "R version 3.4.0 (2017-04-21)"

getRversion is one more way to check Installed R Server Version

To verify all the installed packages and there version use below

> packinfo[,c("Package", "Version")]
 Package Version
assertthat "assertthat" "0.2.0"
backports "backports" "1.1.0"
base "base" "3.4.0"
base64enc "base64enc" "0.1-3"
BH "BH" "1.62.0-1"
bindr "bindr" "0.1"
bindrcpp "bindrcpp" "0.2"
bitops "bitops" "1.0-6"
boot "boot" "1.3-19"
broom "broom" "0.4.2"
caTools "caTools" "1.17.1"

From Linux terminal you can use below commands

Red Hat / Centos

# rpm -qa |grep R-

$ dpkg -s r-base


You may see this post like silly to read but when you not aware HowTo Check Installed R Server Version, then again you will come back here and check for options. Its so simple to check R server Version when you aware of required options.

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