Ensure you have Docker installed and start R inside a container with:
docker run --rm -ti rocker/r-base
Or get started with an RStudio® instance:
docker run -e PASSWORD=yourpassword --rm -p 8787:8787 rocker/rstudio
and point your browser to
localhost:8787. Log in with user/password
yourpassword (Please set your own password; it cannot be
For more information and further options, see the use page.
The Rocker project was created by Carl Boettiger and Dirk Eddelbuettel, and is now maintained by Carl, Dirk, and Noam Ross, with significant contributions from a broad community of users and developers. Get in touch on GitHub issues with bug reports, feature requests, or other feedback.
The Rocker Dockerfiles are licensed under the GPL 2 or later.
We are grateful for support from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative's Essential Open Source Software for Science Program.
RStudio® is a registered trademark of RStudio, Inc. The use of the trademarked term RStudio® and the distribution of the RStudio binaries through the images hosted on hub.docker.com has been granted by explicit permission of RStudio Inc. Please review RStudio's trademark use policy and address inquiries about further distribution or other questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.