R uses "Numeric" as it's default type for numbers. This can sometimes lead to confusion and errors when a specific type is needed. In this example the writeBin() function is used to write data to binary.
configure: error: missing required header GL/glu.hwhile trying to install R packages managed to fix it with:
apt-get install libglu1-mesa-dev
configure: error: X11 not found but requiredwhile trying to install R rgl package, managed to fix it with:
apt-get install xorg-dev
If you enabled 3D acceleration for a VirtualBox guest, and Chrome starts flickering in that guest. Go into Chrome's Advanced settings and disable "Use hardware acceleration when available" to solve the problem