RStudio is a visual interface for the R statistics program. Swarthmore runs an RStudio Server Pro instance at http://rstudio.swarthmore.edu (requires VPN from off-campus). You can log into the server using your Swarthmore username and password, but first need to request an account.
RStudio Server requires VPN when accessing the site from off-campus.
ITS can create shared folders for class use, which can be useful to distribute data files. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
Terminal or shell not working
If there are problems with opening up a new Terminal or Shell, try going to Tools → Global Options → Terminal. Then uncheck "Connect with Websockets".
Cannot access from off campus
RStudio Server requires VPN when using the site from off-campus.
Cannot log in
- Make sure an account has been created for you
- Use all lowercase when entering your username