Follow the steps here to install R 3.5.x on Ubuntu.
The minimum R version Teradata supports is 3.4.3. If you already have R version 3.4.3 and later installed, you can skip this section.
For additional information, refer to the official R Project site https://cloud.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu/.
Add an entry in the /etc/apt/sources.list file, to obtain the latest R 3.5 package from a CRAN mirror site.
Using vi command to open the /etc/apt/sources.list file in the text editor.
sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following entry at the end of the file for R 3.5.
deb https://cloud.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu xenial-cran35/
- Save and exit the text editor.
- Using vi command to open the /etc/apt/sources.list file in the text editor.
The Ubuntu archives on CRAN are signed with a key. The key ID is E084DAB9. Add the key to your system and then feed it to apt-key.
gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys E084DAB9
gpg -a --export E084DAB9 | sudo apt-key add -
Install the complete R system.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install r-base