R, CRAN, OmegaHat, BioConductor
Debian offers packages for the statistics environment R all its current releases. Backports of the latest versions to past releases of Debian and the the current and past releases of Ubuntu are available from
External package archives
In some early beta testing is an application of cran2deb to the BioConductor archive for the amd64 platform of
Packages prepared by the OmegaHat group are mostly also uploaded to CRAN and as such do not need any separate treatment.
- the author of the individual Debian/Ubuntu package for packaging-related issues, to be found by "apt-cache show debianpackagename"
- the developer of the respective R package for the content, to by found in /usr/share/doc/debianpackagename/changelog.gz
the Debian R-sig mailing list on https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-debian