Common dependencies for RStudio Workbench and RStudio Server


If you are installing RStudio Server or RStudio Workbench (previously RStudio Server Pro) on an offline server, you may need dependencies installed in order for RStudio Server to install correctly. Below you will find a list of common dependencies for major distributions – note that your requirements may be different depending on the system you’re installing on.

In general, we recommend installing the latest versions of these packages available; however, you may find that older versions work as well.

All operating systems

On all operating systems, you will need to have R installed. You can find the necessary binaries or source code here.


  • libffi
  • psmisc
  • rrdtool


  • libapparmor1
  • libedit2
  • libc6
  • psmisc
  • rrdtool