Rstudio Desktop and Shiny Server (Ubuntu 20-based)

There are two older RStudio images – one with Intel compilers and one with gcc and ShinyServer installed. Both are CentOS 7 based images. This documentation is for the newer, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS based version.


As of February 12, 2021, this was the current information for that image:

RStudio Desktop 1.3.1073 and R 4.0.3 and Shiny Server v1.5.16.958

built on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Development + GUI support + Docker

Based on Ubuntu cloud image for 20.04 LTS with basic dev tools, GUI/Xfce added

Shiny port is 3838 - /srv/shiny-server is the data directory

/opt/r-packages is R package repository

Installation size ~ 6.4 GB -- imaged on an m1.small

Access the Shiny server web interface by opening a browser to http://your_ip_number:3838