Create List of Installed Packages in R (Example)

 

In this article, I’ll explain how to get the names of all installed packages of a user in the R programming language.

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Example: Return List of Installed Packages & Version Using installed.packages() Function

This example explains how to get the names of all installed add-on packages in R.

For this, we can use the installed.packages() function as shown below

my_packages <- as.data.frame(installed.packages()[ , c(1, 3:4)])            # Apply installed.packages()
my_packages <- my_packages[is.na(my_packages$Priority), 1:2, drop = FALSE]  # Keep NA rows
rownames(my_packages) <- NULL                                               # Rename rows
head(my_packages)                                                           # First six packages

 

table 1 data frame list installed packages r

 

In Table 1 you can see that we have created a data frame containing all packages and versions of our installed packages.

 

Video, Further Resources & Summary

Would you like to know more about installed add-on packages? Then you may want to have a look at the following video of my YouTube channel. In the video, I’m explaining the R programming codes of this post:

 

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In addition to the video, you may want to have a look at the other tutorials of this website. A selection of articles on topics such as directories and lists can be found below:

 

At this point you should have learned how to return a list of all installed add-on packages in R. In case you have additional questions and/or comments, let me know in the comments section below.

 

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