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  1. During the installation, it will ask if you want to update some packages for few times, just enter Enter or Reurn key to skip it.

  2. When you install tidymass from github, and there is a error like below:

Error: Failed to install 'tidymass' from GitHub: HTTP error 403. API rate limit exceeded for (But here's the good news: Authenticated requests get a higher rate limit. Check out the documentation for more details.)

Try to resolve it by:

In you R console, type this code:

It will open a page in browser, and create a “New personal access token” and copy it.

Then type this code:


and then add one line like below:


The GITHUB_PAT should be yours that is created in step 1.

And then restart R session and try again.


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Session information

#> R version 4.1.2 (2021-11-01)
#> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin17.0 (64-bit)
#> Running under: macOS Big Sur 10.16
#> Matrix products: default
#> BLAS:   /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/4.1/Resources/lib/libRblas.0.dylib
#> LAPACK: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/4.1/Resources/lib/libRlapack.dylib
#> locale:
#> [1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8
#> attached base packages:
#> [1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base     
#> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
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#>  [5] ragg_1.2.1        rlang_1.0.1       fastmap_1.1.0     highr_0.9        
#>  [9] stringr_1.4.0     tools_4.1.2       xfun_0.29         cli_3.2.0        
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