Install the released version

An up-to-date list of available CatBoost releases and the corresponding binaries for different operating systems is available in the Download section of the releases page on GitHub.

Note.

Training on GPU requires NVIDIA Driver of version 390.xx or higher.

To install the released binary R package:
  1. Create a script file with the following code:
    install.packages('devtools')
    devtools::install_url('BINARY_URL'[, INSTALL_opts|args = c("--no-multiarch")])
    • BINARY_URL is the URL of the released binary. For example, https://github.com/catboost/catboost/releases/download/v0.6.1.1/catboost-darwin-0.6.1.1
    • INSTALL_optsargs) is an optional parameter for multiarch support.
    For example, use the following code to install the Windows' version 0.6.1.1 of the R binary with multiarch support:
    install.packages('devtools')
    devtools::install_url('https://github.com/catboost/catboost/releases/download/v0.6.1.1/catboost-R-Windows-0.6.1.1.tgz', args = c("--no-multiarch"))
  2. Run the resulting script file.