How to install Shiny Server with R.

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Shiny Server enables users to host and manage Shiny applications on the Internet. Shiny is an R package that uses a reactive programming model to simplify the development of R-powered web applications.
For Shiny Server installation, First you need to check R installed on your system.

$ R


if you get R prompt then R installed on your system. Like:


If you are getting error then first install R.

$ sudo apt-get install r-base

First we need to install the Shiny R package before installing Shiny Server. Command for install Shiny R packages.

$ sudo su – \
-c “R -e \”install.packages(‘shiny’, repos=’’)\””


Once you’ve installed R and the Shiny package, execute the following commands in a terminal window to install gdebi (which is used to install Shiny Server and all of its dependencies) and Shiny Server.

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi-core


$ wget


$ sudo gdebi shiny-server-


Once installed, you need to learn how to manage and configure Shiny Server.


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