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Downloads of v 0.6.0:


Last Update:

31 Aug 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Gábor Csárdi


rig R rstats installer installation manager


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0.6.0 | Updated: 31 Aug 2023



Downloads of v 0.6.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Gábor Csárdi

rig 0.6.0

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At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install rig, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade rig, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall rig, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade rig -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade rig -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install rig
    name: rig
    version: '0.6.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'rig' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.6.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller rig
    Name     = "rig"
    Version  = "0.6.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'rig':
  ensure   => '0.6.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 31 Aug 2023.


Install, remove, configure multiple R versions.


  • Works on macOS, Windows and Linux.
  • Supports many Linux distributions, see
    list below.
  • Easy installation and update, no system requirements on any platform.
  • Install multiple R versions.
  • Select the default R version, for the terminal and RStudio.
  • Select R version to install using symbolic names: devel, next,
    release, oldrel, etc.
  • List R versions available to install.
  • Run multiple versions at the same time using quick links.
    E.g. R-4.1 or R-4.1.2 starts R 4.1.x. Quick links are automatically
    added to the user's path.
  • On macOS it comes with a menu bar app that shows the default R
    version and lets to select it interactively.
    See below.
  • On arm64 macs select between x86_64 and arm64 versions or R, or install both.
  • Sets up the default CRAN mirror and PPM.
  • Installs pak and set up automatic
    system requirements installation.
  • Creates and configures user level package libraries.
  • Restricts permissions to the system library.
    (On macOS, not needed on Windows and Linux).
  • Includes auto-complete for zsh and bash, on macOS and Linux.
  • Updates R installations to allow debugging with lldb, and to allow
    core dumps, on macOS.
  • Installs the appropriate Rtools versions on Windows and sets them up.
  • Cleans up stale R-related entries from the Windows registry.
  • Switches to root/administrator user as needed.
  • Supports JSON output for scripting.


Please open an issue in our issue tracker at

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  softwareName   = 'rig*'
  PackageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  FileType       = 'exe'
  Url64bit       = ''
  Checksum64     = '8b75b5a912800e3d0c2ef2470d7633cd8c329d2cf5451c9f8f98dc3a965a6b8e'
  ChecksumType64 = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
rig 0.5.3 524 Friday, April 21, 2023 Approved
rig 0.5.2 90 Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Approved
rig 0.5.1 42 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Approved
rig 0.5.0 50 Friday, June 17, 2022 Approved
rig 0.4.1 36 Saturday, June 11, 2022 Approved
rig 0.4.0 38 Monday, May 30, 2022 Approved

rig 0.6.0

  • New rig available command to list R versions available to install.
    rig available --list-distros lists the supported Linux distributions.

  • New rig run to run R, an R script or an R project, using the selected
    R version (#161).

  • rig now works in a shell that is a subprocess or R, e.g. in the
    RStudio terminal (#127).

  • rig resolve now has a --platform and a --arch arguments, to look up
    available R versions for any supported platform, instead of the current

  • rig ls --plain lists only the R version names, this is useful in
    shell scripts (#128).

  • rig rstudio now starts RStudio with the correct working directory
    and project (#139, #100).

  • macOS: rig add now only changes the permission for the R version
    that it is installing (#109).

  • Windows: rig rstudio now starts the correct R version, even with newer
    RStudio versions (#134).

  • Windows: rig now works in PowerShell 7.

  • Windows: the rig installer now does not create shortcut in the start
    menu (#160).

This package has no dependencies.

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