Dockerfile that add the R statistical computing environment to a basic ubuntu linux distribution.
This acts like a software dependency; but unlike other software , a Dockerfile must have exactly one dependency. With : particular version of dependency can be specified. The key point here is the other researchers can easily build off this image just created, extending our work directory, rather than having to go back to the original image.
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. To download R, please choose your preferred CRAN mirror.