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How to install Hokuyo laser driver on Indigo [closed]

asked 2015-07-07 11:03:13 -0500

I can intall the drivers for the Hokuyo laser range finders on ROS Fuerte by

$ sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-laser-drivers

But how can I install the same drivers on the ROS Indigo? I can not find the package including hokuyo_node on ROS Indigo. I have down loaded the source code of hokuyo_node in the website http://wiki.ros.org/hokuyo_node?distr... I do not know how to use it to install the driver. Could any one give me some advice. Any help is much appreciated!

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answered 2015-07-07 11:18:46 -0500

updated 2015-07-07 11:19:05 -0500

What you are looking for is hokuyo_node package, ros-indigo-hokuyo-node. A quick Google search shows this:

http://wiki.ros.org/hokuyo_node

But most probably you would like to move to the newest drivers: http://wiki.ros.org/urg_node

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Thanks,Javi V. I have installed the hokuyo_node package as you mentioned and the lidar runs well. Thanks for your help!

redskydeng gravatar imageredskydeng ( 2015-07-09 12:10:15 -0500 )edit

I'm happy that helped you. Would you mind to accept the answer (and upvote if you want)?

Javier V. Gómez gravatar imageJavier V. Gómez ( 2015-07-09 13:15:20 -0500 )edit

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