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How to run rosdistro command?

asked 2013-11-12 18:35:19 -0500

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updated 2013-11-12 18:38:35 -0500

I use ubuntu 12.04 64 bits with ROS groovy.

I followed rosdistro page.

I install rosdistro by these commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python-rosdistro

But I still can't run rosdistro on terminal.

sam@sam:~/code/groovy_overlay/devel/bin$rosdistro
rosdistro: command not found
sam@sam:~/code/groovy_overlay/devel/bin$

I found I have two tool similar with rosdistro:

rosdistro_build_cache  rosdistro_reformat

How to solve it?

Thank you~

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I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bits with ROS Indigo, and I'm facing the same situation as you. Did you find a way to call "rosdistro [command]" on the terminal?

Arthur Queiroz gravatar imageArthur Queiroz ( 2017-01-24 07:09:41 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-01-24 07:28:57 -0500

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updated 2017-01-25 08:26:02 -0500

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It seems the rosdistro script was marked as obsolete on https://github.com/ros-infrastructure... , but no reason was informed and the docs weren't updated. As the script was commented out from setup.py, it is not installed anymore.

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Promoted as a right answer. I also added an obsolete notice on the wiki page referenced in OP.

130s gravatar image130s ( 2017-01-25 08:29:45 -0500 )edit

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