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Running rqt_gui plugins in Fuerte. [closed]

asked 2014-08-19 03:59:26 -0500

Eisenhorn gravatar image


I am having troubles running the rqt_gui in ROS Fuerte. My system specs:

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 3.11.0-26-generic ROS Fuerte

After launching the rqt_gui by running the rosrun command, I recieve the following error message:

Could not import "pyqt" bindings of qt_gui_cpp library - so C++ plugins will not be available:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/opt/ros/hydro/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/qt_gui_cpp/", line 43, in <module>
    import libqt_gui_cpp_sip
ImportError: /opt/ros/hydro/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/qt_gui_cpp/ undefined symbol: _ZN3ros7package10getPluginsERKSsS2_RSt6vectorISsSaISsEEb

I have two ROS Versions installed. Fuerte and Hydro. The terminal were I started rqt_gui is set up for Fuerte Usage:


So why is it trying to access the hydro library. In /opt/ros/fuerte/lib/python2.7/dist-packages I couldn't find any qt_gui_cpp or similar folder. As soon as I try to load a plugin the GUI crashes. For fuerte I can only find this stack

ros-fuerte-rqt - rqt

Is there a way to make rqt_gui workout in Fuerte?

BR and thanks for any help

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answered 2014-09-12 07:13:54 -0500

Dorian Scholz gravatar image

For me rqt is working fine in fuerte. I don't have hydro installed, only fuerte and groovy and there are no conflicts. It might be a problem in your ROS setup.

Can you check your PYTHONPATH environment variable to not contain any hydro paths. It should look similar to this when in a fuerte bash:

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