R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.

Plotting in R and X11 Errors

If you receive an error message unable to open connection to X11 display when generating plots then you should either:

  • add options(bitmapType='cairo') before plotting
  • or change the plot command to include type="cairo"

More Information

For more information visit the R website.

Available Versions

These versions of R are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR and BEAR Cloud VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.