How can I get ESS?
Here you can download ESS and related resourcesESS is implemented in the platform-independent programming language Emacs Lisp (eLisp) which is the extension language of Emacs. To run ESS in Emacs you have to first download the compressed eLisp source files and install them according to the following instructions. As different file compression formats are used in different operating systems both <.tgz> (Unix/Linux) and <.zip> (MS Windows) file formats are provided.
ESS - Latest Released Version
Packaged Development Version
- Development version from github [zip]
- See Current Developmental Version for SVN and GIT access, below.
ESS for LinuxOn some distributions of Linux ESS can be installed as an offical RPM package via the package manager. For other distributions the RPM packages are provided by private users. Please compare the version number of those packages with the latest release.
- Fedora: <emacs-common-ess>
@ in one of the sub directories
openSUSE.../noarch/, (D. Steuer)
or Debian-derived Linux distributions such as
have an uptodate package "
ess" since 2008, i.e., from Debian "lenny" and "sid" and Ubuntu "intrepid" (= 8.10) on.
ESS for MS Windows and Mac OS X
- GNU Emacs and ESS - All-in-one installation file by Vincent Goulet, [Web]
- SVN Trunk: https://svn.r-project.org/ESS/trunk
- SVN Command: % svn checkout https://svn.r-project.org/ESS/trunk <local-path>
- Git branch at GitHub: https://github.com/emacs-ess/ESS
- Git Command: % git clone https://github.com/emacs-ess/ESS.git <local-path>
ESS - Emacs Speaks Statistics - Manual, Section 1.4
Rossini, A. J., Heiberger, R. M., Hornik, K., Maechler, M., Sparapani, R. A. and Eglen, S. J.
Version Control with Subversion
Collins-Sussman, B., Fitzpatrick, B. W., Pilato, C. M.
- polymode source code and installation tips online [Web]