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catkin_make: command not found

asked 2015-06-29 17:31:45 -0500

jorge.vargas gravatar image

Hi, I am a newbie. I get this when trying to use the commad catkin_make please help

catkin_make: command not found

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answered 2015-06-29 20:03:38 -0500

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If you've indeed already installed ROS, don't forget to source your /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash (and add it to your ~/.bashrc!)

To execute the command:

> source /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash

To add to your ~/.bashrc:

> echo "source /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash" >> ~/.bashrc
> source ~/.bashrc
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answered 2015-06-29 20:03:38 -0500

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You have to source the setup.bash file that goes with it. For example, if you're using ROS Jade on Ubuntu and installed from apt-get, you'd need to first do:

$ source /opt/ros/jade/setup.bash

After sourcing the correct setup file, you'll have catkin_make on your path.

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answered 2018-03-28 14:01:27 -0500

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Error msg catkin_make: command not found lead me from Google so I post here in addition to other good answers.

Be sure to have a package catkin available. See wiki, or run if you're on OS where binary is available:

sudo apt-get install ros-%ROSDISTRO%-catkin
sudo apt-get install ros-lunar-catkin        (example for ROS Lunar)
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