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ros_vrpn_client Package not found

asked 2015-01-07 03:28:30 -0500

Nawaz gravatar image

updated 2015-01-07 18:40:24 -0500

Hi,

I have installed and setup ROS with below commands:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu trusty main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list'
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ros/rosdistro/master/ros.key -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-desktop-full
sudo rosdep init
sudo rosdep update
echo "source /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash" >> ~/.bashrc
source ~/.bashrc
sudo apt-get install python-rosinstall
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-mavros ros-indigo-mavros-extras

When try to execute the command - **$ rosrun ros_vrpn_client ros_vrpn_client __name:=Trackable1 _vrpn_server_ip:=192.168.2.11**

I am getting below error like ros_vrpn_client Package not found

Please help me

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answered 2015-01-07 10:29:46 -0500

You have not installed ros_vrpn_client. It is pretty old and hasn't been released to the Debs. You will need to compile from source. I believe this is the most update to date fork. You could also try to use mocap_optitrack if working with a Optitrack setup.

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Thanks for the quick reply.

I have installed ros_vrpn_client and compiled the source using install_vrpn.sh. I have tried using mocap_optitrack package but still i am gettng Package mocap_optitrack_master not found.

Could you please explain me in brief, actual I am very new to this development.

Nawaz gravatar image Nawaz  ( 2015-01-08 00:05:08 -0500 )edit

The package name should me mocap_optitrack and you should use the launch file to load the parameters.

tonybaltovski gravatar image tonybaltovski  ( 2015-01-08 00:51:15 -0500 )edit

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