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How do I install Shiny server?

  • Posted on October 31, 2014
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  • pbeesonAsked by pbeeson

I’d like to install Shiny Server (https://github.com/rstudio/shiny) on a Digital Ocean droplet. How would I go about doing this?


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Hi,

I wonder if it is possible to set up a Shiny Server on a droplet that can load and modify a DigitalOcean-hosted Database? The most likely scenario, in my case, is to set up a PostgreSQL-database and (if possible) manage it with the RPostgreSQL-package

There is now a tutorial (written by me) on DigitalOcean about how to set up Shiny Server https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-shiny-server-on-ubuntu-14-04

To install the stable version from CRAN, simply run the following from an R console: install.packages(“shiny”)

http://cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/README