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What are R and R-Forge?

R is `GNU S', a freely available language and environment for statistical computing and graphics which provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques: linear and nonlinear modelling, statistical tests, time series analysis, classification, clustering, etc. Please consult the R-project homepage for further information.
R-Forge offers a central platform for the development of R packages, R-related software and further projects. It is based on FusionForge offering easy access to the best in SVN, daily built and checked packages, mailing lists, bug tracking, message boards/forums, site hosting, permanent file archival, full backups, and total web-based administration.

A Platform for the Whole R Community

In order to get the most out of R-Forge you'll need to register as a site user and then login. This will allow you to participate fully in all we have to offer, e.g., you may register your project. Of course, you may also browse the site without registration, but will only have limited access to some features. For details see the documentation.


  • Short Introduction: Stefan Theußl and Achim Zeileis. Collaborative software development using R-Forge. The R Journal, 1(1):9-14, May 2009. URL http://journal.R-project.org/ [bib] [pdf] [local copy](Official R-Forge citation)
  • User's Manual: [pdf] (Detailed technical documentation)

If you experience any problems or need help you can submit a support request to the R-Forge team or write an email to R-Forge@R-Project.org.
Thanks... and enjoy the site.

Latest News

temporary issue on linux-builder [resolved]

Philipp Pausakerl - 2017-10-10 12:18 - R-Forge Site Admin

Recent LaTex errors in the linux build log resulted from a temporary misconfiguration and have now been fixed

pim development moved to github

Joris Meys - 2017-08-25 15:33 - Probabilistic Index Models

In order to centralize the development of our packages, we decided to move everything to github. This SVN repo on R-Forge will be updated with every new release on CRAN. If you want to get the latest dev version, please visit

version 0.5.3 released

Cédric Briand - 2017-06-28 07:10 - Fish Migration Monitoring (stacomiR)

The version 0.5.3 has been released.

Package building process works properly again.

Florian Kellner - 2017-05-04 14:19 - R-Forge Site Admin

Dear R-Forge Users,

Versions 2.6 of the distr family on CRAN

Peter Ruckdeschel - 2016-04-25 19:18 - distr - S4 classes for distributions

With the usual mirror delay, versions 2.6 of the packages in the distr family are available on CRAN in the next few days.

renaming pim and pimdevel

  2016-02-08 11:11

maxLik 1.3-0 released

  2015-10-28 16:48

[CRAN like check]

  2015-07-21 11:09


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