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installation of pr2 simulator

asked 2011-11-09 23:50:22 -0500

randaz gravatar image

updated 2014-11-22 17:05:28 -0500

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Hi, I'm new to ROS. I'm following the tutorial:

http://www.ros.org/wiki/pr2_simulator/Tutorials/StartingPR2Simulation

when I do:

rosmake pr2_gazebo

I get the following error:

rosmake ] Packages requested are: ['pr2_gazebo']
[ rosmake ] Logging to directory/home/randaz/.ros/rosmake/rosmake_output-20111110-144213 [ rosmake ] Expanded args ['pr2_gazebo'] to: []
[ rosmake ] WARNING: The following args could not be parsed as stacks or packages: ['pr2_gazebo'] [ rosmake ] ERROR: No arguments could be parsed into valid package or stack names.

I also cannot do:

roslaunch pr2_gazebo pr2.launch [pr2_gazebo] is not a package or launch file name

I don't know if something is missing in my installation. I installed:

sudo apt-get install ros-electric-desktop-full

and

sudo apt-get install ros-electric-wg-pr2-apps

Do I need something else? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric

Thank you

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answered 2011-11-25 07:26:48 -0500

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answered 2011-11-10 03:28:00 -0500

Since you're running Ubuntu, you can ignore any rosmake instructions and install the debs instead. All you should need to do is

apt-get install ros-electric-pr2-simulator

then start with step 2 from the tutorial that you linked.

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answered 2011-11-10 19:57:19 -0500

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I can't find the package ros-electric-pr2-simulator for my Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric (I also gave a look to the file http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu/dists/oneiric/main/binary-i386/Packages).

On the contrary, I noticed that the package is present in the previous distribution Ubuntu 11.04 Natty.

Should I install it from natty? Or the package for Oneiric is in preparation and I have just to wait a little more?

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