DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.BiocInstaller    

This package is deprecated. It will probably be removed from Bioconductor. Please refer to the package end-of-life guidelines for more information.

This package is for version 3.8 of Bioconductor. This package has been removed from Bioconductor. For the last stable, up-to-date release version, see BiocInstaller (Replaced by BiocManager).

Install/Update Bioconductor, CRAN, and github Packages

Bioconductor version: Release (3.8)

This package is used to install and update Bioconductor, CRAN, and (some) github packages.

Author: Dan Tenenbaum and Biocore Team

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("BiocInstaller")):


To install this package, start R (version "3.5") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("BiocInstaller", version = "3.8")

For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


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biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.32.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.9 (R-2.14) (7.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.5.0), R (< 3.6.0)
Suggests remotes, RUnit, BiocGenerics
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Source Package BiocInstaller_1.32.1.tar.gz
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Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) BiocInstaller_1.32.1.tgz
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