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Can I run rviz on ubuntu arm with hydro

asked 2013-12-16 03:56:49 -0600

Gust gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:18:50 -0600

ngrennan gravatar image

I'm tring to run rviz out of a beaglebone with Hydro. I know the port is still ongoing due to missing lisp libraries, but is the rviz package affected?

I'm asking because in the rviz user guide page there is a command for getting it out of the apt repo and I can't find the package...

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answered 2013-12-16 04:21:08 -0600

David Galdeano gravatar image

The Beableboard runs on an arm processor.

Rviz is likely too heavy to run on the Beaglebone.

However, you can launch rviz on a distant computer and visualise data on the distant computer using: http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/MultipleMachines

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Well that is a good solution too. But for the sake of the argument, why can't I find the rviz in the repo?

Gust gravatar image Gust  ( 2013-12-16 04:26:14 -0600 )edit

Mostly because it is too heavy to run on the beableboard, since it is useless to take time to do the port. Some tried: http://answers.ros.org/question/52098/unable-to-compile-rviz-on-ubuntu-armhf/ but i have no echo of a succesful build.

David Galdeano gravatar image David Galdeano  ( 2013-12-16 04:34:07 -0600 )edit

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