Setting Up R on Mac OS

Failed to setup default locale

Type the following in an R terminal:

system('defaults write org.R-project.R force.LANG en_US.UTF-8')

Then restart

Intalling stuff with R

Use

install.packages("<package name>")

Eg.

install.packages("swirl")

Sources:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3907719/how-to-fix-tar-failed-to-set-default-locale-error