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rospack cannot find package after installing through apt-get

asked 2015-05-22 13:20:28 -0500

Karnivaurus gravatar image

updated 2015-05-22 14:02:46 -0500


I want to use ROS MoveIt! libraries to control a robot arm. So, I installed MoveIt! with the following command:

sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-moveit-full

Then ran:

source /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash

Inspecting /opt/ros/indigo/include, there are now various folders with the prefix "moveit". However, if I run the command:

rospack find moveit

It prints out:

package 'moveit' not found

The same happens if I try to find ros-indigo-moveit-full.

So, why can ROS not find this package?

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answered 2015-05-22 13:44:26 -0500

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updated 2015-05-22 13:46:00 -0500

hi ,there,you package find is not correct, moveit is not the package name,you need to find the package in the following such as:

moveit_fake_controller_manager    moveit_ros_planning_interface
moveit_msgs                       moveit_ros_robot_interaction
moveit_planners_ompl              moveit_ros_visualization
moveit_ros_benchmarks             moveit_ros_warehouse
moveit_ros_benchmarks_gui         moveit_setup_assistant
moveit_ros_manipulation           moveit_simple_controller_manager
moveit_ros_move_group             moveit_visual_tools
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