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NERSC has retired its R Studio service. If you are interested in instructions on how to run a private R studio instance, please file a ticket. However, we strongly encourage R users to try out Jupyter (see below).

R Studio users are encouraged to switch to Jupyter

NERSC strongly encourages users to use Jupyter ( for their R analysis. Jupyter offers better support and resources and it is easier for users to create custom environments with Anaconda.

For details on Jupyter, see the Jupyter Docs.

For details on using Anaconda to create R environments, see the R docs.