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The install.packages() function in R is the automatic unzipping utility that gets and install packages in R.

1. How do I find out what directory R has chosen to store packages?

2. How can I change the directory in which R stores and accesses packages?

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You can use the .libPaths() to print the default directory of package installation.

For instance:

> .libPaths()

[1] "C:/Users/intellipaat/Documents/R/R-3.6.0/library"

You can change the directory from default as follows:

.libPaths("C:/Users/intellipaat/Rpackages/ )

This creates a Rpackages folder to store packages that will be installed afterward.

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