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Ubuntu ARM install of ROS Indigo

asked 2014-12-26 13:42:44 -0600

Arcus gravatar image


I'm trying to install ros indigo on Odroid U3. Following the instructions in wiki: . In point 2.5 when I'm trying to update I get the following error: E: Type 'dep' is not known on line 1 in sources list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list E: The list of sources could not be read I have no idea wants going wrong. Someone who can help me?

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answered 2014-12-26 14:49:18 -0600

ahendrix gravatar image

It looks like you're misspelled deb as dep.

You should correct your /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list so that it contains:

deb trusty main
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answered 2014-12-27 12:21:48 -0600

Arcus gravatar image

My fault,

Thanks ahendrix!!

next time I have to read the wiki text correctly. Now it updates all but unfortunately running in the next bug. Try to install ros indigo base giving me follow back:

odroid@odroid:~$ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-ros-base

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information... Done

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies: ros-indigo-ros-base :

                   Depends: ros-indigo-actionlib but it is not going to be nstalled

                   Depends: ros-indigo-bond-core but it is not going to be nstalled

                   Depends: ros-indigo-class-loader but it is not going to e installed

                   Depends: ros-indigo-common-tutorials but it is not goingto be installed

                   Depends: ros-indigo-dynamic-reconfigure but it is not gong to be installed

                   Depends: ros-indigo-nodelet-core but it is not going to e installed

                   Depends: ros-indigo-pluginlib but it is not going to be nstalled

                   Depends: ros-indigo-ros-core but it is not going to be istalled

E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

is there anything which I forgot to install before installing ros indigo base?

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Have you enabled the universe and multiverse repositories?

ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2014-12-28 01:58:05 -0600 )edit

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gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2014-12-28 02:42:31 -0600 )edit

@ahendrix you are my rescue!!! Thanks a lot!!! The universe repositories were not be enabled.

@gvdhoorn sorry, next time I will start a new posting. Was not really familiar with posting in forum but now in future I will be mindful, thanks!

Arcus gravatar image Arcus  ( 2014-12-29 01:47:51 -0600 )edit

@Arcus: no problem. It's something that one has to know.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2014-12-29 02:42:57 -0600 )edit

answered 2014-12-26 14:37:05 -0600

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what ubuntu version are you running? Not fimiliar with odroid, but does it have a RTC( real time clock)? If it doesnt, then make sure your time is up to date on the board, because otherwise you wont be able to do anything apt-get related since you wont be able to get a SSL certificate. I had this issue on the nvidia jetson

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