Posit (formerly RStudio) Workbench Server Installation Problems


If you are experiencing problems installing Posit Workbench, please reference the following:

Verify installation

To ensure that the installation was done correctly, run the verify-installation command:

$ sudo rstudio-server verify-installation

If you are unable to resolve any outputted errors, send them (in addition to older application logs) in a new support request with the details of your system.
(see Other Installation Problems below).

Verify requirements

Requirements for running Posit Workbench.

Operating Systems currently supported by Posit.

To install Workbench on other platforms, you will need to build and install from source.

Building from source

If you are building Posit from source, make sure to read the INSTALL file within the source distribution.

Other Installation Problems

If you are still unable to install Workbench properly, open a new discussion and provide any relevant details as noted below:

System information

  • Version of Posit
  • Output from sessionInfo() in standard R console

Error information

  • General description
  • Error messages
  • Log files (See here)
  • Attempted steps taken to fix

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