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Rstudio Version Launcher (And R Version installer) for Ubuntu / Debian.
#!/usr/bin/env bash
# failed to perform conditional arithmatic when using #!/bin/sh
# Made available under (CC BY-SA 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
# The menu system as modified from https://askubuntu.com/a/257766/957393
# The option_picked function is by Jeremy D. Gerdes seakintruth@gmail.com April 2019
# The install_if_missing is modified from https://stackoverflow.com/a/22592801/1146659
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Before running this script Install R and Rstudio with/from:
# sudo apt install r-base
# https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/#download
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
# The most recent version of this script can be called by either one of:
# bash <(curl -s https://gist.githubusercontent.com/seakintruth/95d49b6ea316c2b8a6e283e1ee1a3f3a/raw)
# bash <(wget -q -O - https://gist.githubusercontent.com/seakintruth/95d49b6ea316c2b8a6e283e1ee1a3f3a/raw)
normal=`echo "\033[00;00m"`; # normal white
msgcolor=`echo "\033[01;31m"`; # bold red
fgred=`echo "\033[31m"`; # red
prmtmsg=`echo "Perform one of the following:\n - enter a R Vesion Number (i.e. 3.6.1)\n - pick an option from the menu\n - or ${fgred}x ${normal}to exit.\n:"` ;
menu=`echo "\033[36m"`; #Blue
number=`echo "\033[33m"`; #yellow
bgred=`echo "\033[41m"`;
install_if_missing() {
# https://stackoverflow.com/a/22592801/1146659
local package_name=$1
if [ $(dpkg-query -W -f='${Status}' $package_name 2>/dev/null | grep -c "ok installed") -eq 0 ]; then
echo -n "Attempt to install package $package_name? [yes or no]: "
read yno
case $yno in
[yY] | [yY][Ee][Ss] )
printf "Missing $package_name. Setting up $package_name. \n"
sudo apt-get --yes install $package_name
;;
[nN] | [nN][oO] )
printf "Package $package_name is required \n"
exit 1;
;;
*)
printf "Invalid Input \n"
exit 1;
;;
esac
fi
}
option_picked(){
local r_ver=$1
local set_rstudio_version="/opt/R/$r_ver/bin/R";
# if the expected file exist then we just launch for this version
if test -f "$set_rstudio_version"; then
echo "$set_rstudio_version exist"
else
r_major=`expr substr ${r_ver} 1 1`
if [ "$r_major" = "1" ] || [ "$r_major" = "0" ]; then
extention="tgz"
else
extention="tar.gz"
fi
R_Opt="/opt/R"
if [ ! -d "$R_Opt" ]; then
sudo mkdir $R_Opt
fi
local r_url=`echo "https://cran.r-project.org/src/base/R-$r_major/R-$r_ver.$extention"`
# test if the desired web page exists
# https://stackoverflow.com/a/2924444/1146659
install_if_missing curl;
curl -s --head $r_url | head -n 1 | grep "HTTP/1.[01] [23].." > /dev/null
# $? will be 0 if curl url resturns 200 or 3* status
if [ $? -eq 0 ];then
printf "Getting file for installation:\n\t"
echo -n "Attempt to install R version $r_ver? [yes or no]: "
read yno
case $yno in
[yY] | [yY][Ee][Ss] )
echo "Agreed, installing $r_ver"
# install Dependancies
install_if_missing libx11-dev;
install_if_missing xorg-dev;
install_if_missing libcurl4-openssl-dev;
curl $r_url \
--output ~/Downloads/R-$r_ver.$extention
printf "~/Downloads/R-$r_ver.$extention ~/Downloads/"
cd ~/Downloads && tar -xzvf ~/Downloads/R-$r_ver.$extention
tar -xzvf ~/Downloads/R-$r_ver.$extention ~/Downloads/;
rm ~/Downloads/R-$r_ver.$extention;
cd ~/Downloads/R-$r_ver && \
sudo ./configure --prefix=/opt/R/$r_ver --enable-R-shlib && \
sudo make && \
sudo make install
if test -f "$set_rstudio_version"; then
printf "Installation complete for $set_rstudio_version"
else
printf "Failed to install $set_rstudio_version "
exit 1;
fi
# Cleanup install folder in ~/Downloads folder
sudo rm -r -f ~/Downloads/R-$r_ver/
local local_desktop=~/.local/share/applications
if [ ! -d "$local_desktop" ]; then
sudo mkdir $local_desktop
fi
if test -f "$local_desktop/name.desktop"; then
# create a shortcut to this file if desktop file doesn't exist
printf "You may need to edit the file $local_desktop/name.desktop to add this launcher to your applications"
else
local launcher_path=~/.local/share/RSTUDIO_Version_Launcher.sh
curl https://gist.githubusercontent.com/seakintruth/95d49b6ea316c2b8a6e283e1ee1a3f3a/raw \
--output $launcher_path
sudo chmod +x $launcher_path
touch $local_desktop/r.desktop
echo "[Desktop Entry]" >> "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
echo "Type=Application" >> "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
echo "Terminal=true" >> "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
echo "Name=RSTUDIO_Version_Launcher" >> "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
echo "Icon=/usr/lib/rstudio/rstudio.png" >> "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
echo "Exec=$launcher_path" >> "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
printf "/n Created launcher application shortcut $local_desktop/r.desktop /n"
cat "$local_desktop/r.desktop"
fi
;;
[nN] | [n|N][O|o] )
printf "Not agreed, you can't launch untill you agree to attempt an install of $r_ver \n";
exit 1;
;;
*)
printf "Invalid input \n"
exit 1;
;;
esac
fi
fi
local message="Attempting to Start RStudio $r_ver from path: \n\t ${normal}$set_rstudio_version";
printf "${msgcolor}${message}${normal}\n";
if [ -f "$set_rstudio_version" ]; then
printf "$set_rstudio_version \n\t";
export RSTUDIO_WHICH_R="$set_rstudio_version";
install_if_missing screen;
[[ ! -d /run/screen ]] && sudo /etc/init.d/screen-cleanup start;
screen -d -m rstudio;
else
printf "Unable to find $set_rstudio_version \n"
fi
show_menu;
}
repeat() {
local ts=$(printf "%${2}s");
printf %s "${ts// /$1}";
}
display_menu_item(){
local item_number=$1
local version_number=$2
# get character count: https://stackoverflow.com/a/31009961/1146659
local ver_char_len=${#version_number}
# repeat a space n number of times: https://stackoverflow.com/a/23426605/1146659
let white_char_len=" 16 - $ver_char_len "
local whitespace=`repeat " " $white_char_len`
local end_first_column=29
local end_second_column=59
if (( $item_number > $end_second_column )); then
printf "${menu}** ${number}$item_number) ${menu}$version_number${normal}\n";
elif (( $item_number > $end_first_column )); then
printf "${menu}** ${number}$item_number) ${menu}$version_number${normal}$whitespace";
elif (( $item_number > 9 )); then
printf "${menu}** ${number} $item_number) ${menu}$version_number${normal}$whitespace";
else
printf "${menu}** ${number} $item_number) ${menu}$version_number${normal}$whitespace";
fi
}
show_menu(){
printf "\n${menu}*******************************************************${normal}\n";
printf "Built for Ubuntu, Dependancy prior to running this script is 'RStudio'. \n";
printf "If installation is required will prompt for sudo access to build from source.";
printf "\n${menu}*******************************************************${normal}\n";
printf "\n${menu}****** Select the Version of R to Launch RSTUDIO ******${normal}\n";
printf "\n${menu}*******************************************************${normal}\n";
display_menu_item 1 3.0.0; display_menu_item 30 2.0.0; display_menu_item 60 2.13.0
display_menu_item 2 3.0.1; display_menu_item 31 2.0.1; display_menu_item 61 2.13.1
display_menu_item 3 3.0.2; display_menu_item 32 2.1.0; display_menu_item 62 2.13.2
display_menu_item 4 3.0.3; display_menu_item 33 2.1.1; display_menu_item 63 2.14.0
display_menu_item 5 3.1.0; display_menu_item 34 2.2.0; display_menu_item 64 2.14.1
display_menu_item 6 3.1.1; display_menu_item 35 2.2.1; display_menu_item 65 2.14.2
display_menu_item 7 3.1.2; display_menu_item 36 2.3.0; display_menu_item 66 2.15.0
display_menu_item 8 3.1.3; display_menu_item 37 2.3.1; display_menu_item 67 2.15.1-w
display_menu_item 9 3.2.0; display_menu_item 38 2.4.0; display_menu_item 68 2.15.1
display_menu_item 10 3.2.1; display_menu_item 39 2.4.1; display_menu_item 69 2.15.2
display_menu_item 11 3.2.2; display_menu_item 40 2.5.0; display_menu_item 70 2.15.3
display_menu_item 12 3.2.3; display_menu_item 41 2.5.1; display_menu_item 71 1.0.0
display_menu_item 13 3.2.4; display_menu_item 42 2.6.0; display_menu_item 72 1.0.1
display_menu_item 14 3.2.4-revised; display_menu_item 43 2.6.1; display_menu_item 73 1.1.0
display_menu_item 15 3.2.5; display_menu_item 44 2.6.2; display_menu_item 74 1.2.0
display_menu_item 16 3.3.0; display_menu_item 45 2.7.0; display_menu_item 75 1.3.0
display_menu_item 17 3.3.1; display_menu_item 46 2.7.1; display_menu_item 76 1.3.1
display_menu_item 18 3.3.2; display_menu_item 47 2.7.2; display_menu_item 77 1.4.0
display_menu_item 19 3.3.3; display_menu_item 48 2.8.0; display_menu_item 78 1.4.1
display_menu_item 20 3.4.0; display_menu_item 49 2.8.1; display_menu_item 79 1.5.0
display_menu_item 21 3.4.1; display_menu_item 50 2.9.0; display_menu_item 80 1.5.1
display_menu_item 22 3.4.2; display_menu_item 51 2.9.1; display_menu_item 81 1.6.0
display_menu_item 23 3.4.3; display_menu_item 52 2.9.2; display_menu_item 82 1.6.1
display_menu_item 24 3.4.4; display_menu_item 53 2.10.0; display_menu_item 83 1.6.2
display_menu_item 25 3.5.0; display_menu_item 54 2.10.1; display_menu_item 84 1.7.0
display_menu_item 26 3.5.1; display_menu_item 55 2.11.0; display_menu_item 85 1.7.1
display_menu_item 27 3.5.2; display_menu_item 56 2.11.1; display_menu_item 86 1.8.0
display_menu_item 28 3.5.3; display_menu_item 57 2.12.0; display_menu_item 87 1.8.1
display_menu_item 29 3.6.0; display_menu_item 58 2.12.1; display_menu_item 88 1.9.0
display_menu_item 90 3.6.1; display_menu_item 59 2.12.2; display_menu_item 89 1.9.1
display_menu_item 91 3.6.2; display_menu_item 92 3.6.3; display_menu_item 93 4.0.0
display_menu_item 94 4.0.1; display_menu_item 95 4.0.2; display_menu_item 96 4.0.3
display_menu_item 97 4.0.4; display_menu_item x "exit launcher"
printf "${menu}*********************************************${normal}\n";
printf "$prmtmsg";
read opt;
while [ "$opt" != "" ]; do
if [ "$opt" = "x" ]; then
exit;
else
case $opt in
1) option_picked "3.0.0";;
2) option_picked "3.0.1";;
3) option_picked "3.0.2";;
4) option_picked "3.0.3";;
5) option_picked "3.1.0";;
6) option_picked "3.1.1";;
7) option_picked "3.1.2";;
8) option_picked "3.1.3";;
9) option_picked "3.2.0";;
10) option_picked "3.2.1";;
11) option_picked "3.2.2";;
12) option_picked "3.2.3";;
13) option_picked "3.2.4";;
14) option_picked "3.2.4-revised";;
15) option_picked "3.2.5";;
16) option_picked "3.3.0";;
17) option_picked "3.3.1";;
18) option_picked "3.3.2";;
19) option_picked "3.3.3";;
20) option_picked "3.4.0";;
21) option_picked "3.4.1";;
22) option_picked "3.4.2";;
23) option_picked "3.4.3";;
24) option_picked "3.4.4";;
25) option_picked "3.5.0";;
26) option_picked "3.5.1";;
27) option_picked "3.5.2";;
28) option_picked "3.5.3";;
29) option_picked "3.6.0";;
30) option_picked "2.0.0";;
31) option_picked "2.0.0";;
32) option_picked "2.0.1";;
33) option_picked "2.1.0";;
34) option_picked "2.1.1";;
35) option_picked "2.2.1";;
36) option_picked "2.3.0";;
37) option_picked "2.3.1";;
38) option_picked "2.4.0";;
39) option_picked "2.4.1";;
40) option_picked "2.5.0";;
41) option_picked "2.5.1";;
42) option_picked "2.6.0";;
43) option_picked "2.6.1";;
44) option_picked "2.6.2";;
45) option_picked "2.7.0";;
46) option_picked "2.7.1";;
47) option_picked "2.7.2";;
48) option_picked "2.8.0";;
49) option_picked "2.8.1";;
50) option_picked "2.9.0";;
51) option_picked "2.9.1";;
52) option_picked "2.9.2";;
53) option_picked "2.10.0";;
54) option_picked "2.10.1";;
55) option_picked "2.11.0";;
56) option_picked "2.11.1";;
57) option_picked "2.12.0";;
58) option_picked "2.12.1";;
59) option_picked "2.12.2";;
60) option_picked "2.13.0";;
61) option_picked "2.13.1";;
62) option_picked "2.13.2";;
63) option_picked "2.14.0";;
64) option_picked "2.14.1";;
65) option_picked "2.14.2";;
66) option_picked "2.15.0";;
67) option_picked "2.15.1-w";;
68) option_picked "2.15.1";;
69) option_picked "2.15.2";;
70) option_picked "2.15.3";;
71) option_picked "1.0.0";;
72) option_picked "1.0.1";;
73) option_picked "1.1.0";;
74) option_picked "1.2.0";;
75) option_picked "1.3.0";;
76) option_picked "1.3.1";;
77) option_picked "1.4.0";;
78) option_picked "1.4.1";;
79) option_picked "1.5.0";;
80) option_picked "1.5.1";;
81) option_picked "1.6.0";;
82) option_picked "1.6.1";;
83) option_picked "1.6.2";;
84) option_picked "1.7.0";;
85) option_picked "1.7.1";;
86) option_picked "1.8.0";;
87) option_picked "1.8.1";;
88) option_picked "1.9.0";;
89) option_picked "1.9.1";;
90) option_picked "3.6.1";;
91) option_picked "3.6.2";;
92) option_picked "3.6.3";;
93) option_picked "4.0.0";;
94) option_picked "4.0.1";;
95) option_picked "4.0.2";;
96) option_picked "4.0.3";;
[xXqQ][eE] | [eE][xX][iI][tT] | [qQ][uU][iI][tT] ) exit;;
\n)exit;;
*)
# if the length of the option picked is >=3 assume a version # is passed
if [ ${#opt} -ge 3 ]; then
option_picked $opt;
else
echo "done";
fi
show_menu;
;;
esac
fi
done
}
show_menu;
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@seakintruth seakintruth commented May 20, 2019

To execute this script from the terminal use this line:
bash <(curl -s https://gist.githubusercontent.com/seakintruth/95d49b6ea316c2b8a6e283e1ee1a3f3a/raw)

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@seakintruth seakintruth commented May 20, 2019

Create a custom launcher pointing to this script with https://askubuntu.com/a/141247/957393

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@seakintruth seakintruth commented May 23, 2019

Some feedback is that the script should also accept a version number as input, and provide a general failure on error.

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@seakintruth seakintruth commented May 28, 2019

Last update adds several functions to clean up the code for the menu system.

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@desnudopenguino desnudopenguino commented May 29, 2019

#! /usr/bin/env bash in the first line, /bin/bash is not always the location of bash

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@seakintruth seakintruth commented May 31, 2019

#! /usr/bin/env bash in the first line, /bin/bash is not always the location of bash

Thanks for the input, after reviewing https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/29620 I've incorporated this recommendation.

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