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ERROR: cannot launch node of type : can't locate node in package [closed]

asked 2015-04-07 23:57:12 -0500

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updated 2015-04-08 02:35:59 -0500

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Hello, Actually I am trying to launch the ardrone in simulator with the command roslaunch. I have ROS fuerte version on Ubuntu 12.04. Iam running the roslaunch command in the following directory /opt/ros/fuerte/stacks/ardrone_autonomy/launch.

I have typed this command in my terminal roslaunch ardrone.launch. But I get following error:

[roslaunch][ERROR] 2015-04-07 02:08:08,214: can't locate node [ardrone_driver] in package [ardrone_autonomy]
[roslaunch][ERROR] 2015-04-07 02:08:08,214: ERROR: cannot launch node of type [ardrone_autonomy/ardrone_driver]: can't locate node [ardrone_driver] in package [ardrone_autonomy]

Does I need to install ardrone_driver in ardrone_autonomy package. Thanks in advance for your help.

Does I need to connect a real drone with WIFI.

Please help me on this topic Iam totally blocked. Thanks alot. Regards, Hassan RAZA

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Did you do the following command: "source ~/catkin_package/devel/setup.bash" and "source /opt/ros/fuerte/setup.bash ?"

lilouch gravatar imagelilouch ( 2015-04-08 02:07:39 -0500 )edit

Thanks lilouch for your comment. Sorry for late reply Yes I have tried source /opt/ros/fuerte/setup.bash this command but the problem is not resolved.

hraza gravatar imagehraza ( 2015-04-15 22:55:17 -0500 )edit

I have discovered in repository /opt/ros/fuerte/stacks/ardrone_autonomy/src the ardrone_driver.h is missing. Probably the lake of this file is preventing to launch ardrone driver. as you can see the list of files that should be here https://github.com/tum-vision/ardrone...

hraza gravatar imagehraza ( 2015-04-15 23:01:08 -0500 )edit

So it miss in your computer but not in github ? Try to download again the repo and reinstall it ?

lilouch gravatar imagelilouch ( 2015-04-15 23:07:52 -0500 )edit

Actually when I donwload ardrone_autonmy through github and I compile the files throguh rosmake I got an error. rosmake ] Built 97 packages with 1 failures.

hraza gravatar imagehraza ( 2015-04-16 01:45:41 -0500 )edit

is it possible to put ardrone_driver.h file through the graphic interface

hraza gravatar imagehraza ( 2015-04-17 04:00:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-04-16 01:41:54 -0500

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updated 2015-04-16 01:47:56 -0500

I am totally blocked not able to launch also the command roslaunch ardrone_tutorials keyboard_controller.launch. I got the same error. I have attached an error file if you can help me please. This error file contais all the detail. Please help me I have a presentation for final year project this error is blocking me unable to control niether through the keyboard, nor through joystick. Thanks in advance Hra

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