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This Admin guide is for version 2022.07.2-11 of RStudio Package Manager (RSPM).

RSPM organizes and centralizes R and Python packages across your team, department, or the entire organization.

Traditionally, R and Python packages enter the organization from a variety of sources including, but not limited to:

  • CRAN
  • PyPI
  • Bioconductor
  • GitHub
  • Internally developed package sources

RSPM empowers users to access packages and reproduce environments while giving IT control and visibility into package use. This guide will help an administrator install and configure RSPM on a managed server.

For minimum system requirement or installation information, see the RStudio documentation pages.


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RStudio Public Package Manager

If you are looking for the RStudio Public Package Manager, then related questions can be posted in the RStudio Community. Additionally, you may view the FAQs for RStudio Public Package Manager here.