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PR2 install ros-hydro-pr2-desktop as in tutorial

asked 2014-04-12 04:56:50 -0600

silgon gravatar image

updated 2014-11-22 17:05:46 -0600

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I'm just trying to install hydro to the PR2. When I type sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-pr2-desktop I have the following error:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package ros-hydro-pr2-desktop

It's not able to locate the package. As explained in , the package source deb precise main is one of my source.d files, nonetheless it doesn't detect the package. Any ideas???

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I recently apt-got it from . Could you retry? Check this to see if you are also able to see the debs.

DevonW gravatar image DevonW  ( 2014-12-09 10:52:02 -0600 )edit

sorry, I won't be able to test it with the robot until mid-January :/

silgon gravatar image silgon  ( 2014-12-11 03:24:38 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-11-08 18:32:04 -0600

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this will be available soon as all of the pr2-metapackages are building in the shadow-fixed repo. Give it another month or two, and the PR2 will be fully available in Hydro.

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Thank you for the answer, I haven't been working with the robot in a long time. Some people in the lab are working right now with it. I just posted another question.

silgon gravatar image silgon  ( 2014-12-05 07:55:30 -0600 )edit

I got back to them in that thread :) Thanks Silgon.

DevonW gravatar image DevonW  ( 2014-12-08 08:12:34 -0600 )edit

answered 2014-12-05 08:25:37 -0600

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updated 2014-12-05 09:39:20 -0600

To answer your edited comment:

It doesn't look like it is in public repos yet. The link to add to your sources list is:

deb precise main

and then

sudo apt-get update


sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-pr2-desktop
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the shadow-fixed repository is frequently broken. Unless you're a package maintainer and you're trying to test packages before they're available to the general community, I don't recommend it. Use at your own risk.

ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2014-12-05 14:06:49 -0600 )edit

answered 2014-04-12 11:06:28 -0600

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The PR2 is not yet fully supported on Hydro; sorry.

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What parts are supported and what can I try? Thanks ;)

silgon gravatar image silgon  ( 2014-04-12 13:32:25 -0600 )edit

Hi Silgon, you can check by looking at the ros-groovy-pr2- autocomplete output from the package manager. Whatever is there is what is not supported yet. To find what is available in hydro, type sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-pr2- and press tab. It'll give you a list of all available hydro packages for pr2.

Dash gravatar image Dash  ( 2014-04-22 07:49:17 -0600 )edit

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