Package MNIST not found

Attempting to follow the example on

for ‘Simple MNIST’ the package ‘MNIST’ cannot be found using Pkg.add

[ I have spent hours just trying to run the first line of this ‘simple’ tutorial]

Thanks for any help [also for my students]

It looks like the package isn’t in the general registry, try installing it by doing:

pkg> add ""

Thank you so much!!! [Maybe this should be added to the page]

cc @MikeInnes

I believe MNIST is included in Flux. Examples from the Flux model zoo load MNIST with

using Flux.Data.MNIST

One example is