GNU R offers a wide variety of packages for its users. There are all kinds of packages for R, which allow to display graphics or perform statistical tests. Some packages are designed for applications specific to a given industry. Many packages are already a part of the basic R installation, however, some of them need to be additionally installed into GNU R. This article will describe how to install and use packages under R.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-and-use-packages-in-gnu-r/