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ubunut 14.04 install fail under vmware environment

asked 2015-08-21 00:53:21 -0500

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updated 2015-08-21 01:50:52 -0500

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Hey I meet a problem there: I follow the way on this page , step by step. I get into this step: sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-desktop-full It just got problem like this:

    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:  
ros-jade-desktop-full : Depends: ros-jade-desktop but it is not going to be installed
                             Depends: ros-jade-perception but it is not going to be installed
                             Depends: ros-jade-simulators but it is not going to be installed 
unity-control-center : Depends: libcheese-gtk23 (>= 3.4.0) but it is not going to be installed
                            Depends: libcheese7 (>= 3.0.1) but it is not going to be installed E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages

But when I run those steps on the ubuntu 14.04 without vmware environment it's ok, So can anyone tell me where is the problem. I will appreciate.

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what does you try to unstall ros indigo or ros jade?

duck-development gravatar image duck-development  ( 2015-08-21 03:42:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-08-21 03:11:44 -0500

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updated 2015-08-24 02:42:27 -0500

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If you vmware environment is 14.04.2 you should check the additional note in Installation page:

If you are using Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.2 and experience dependency issues during the ROS installation, you may have to install some additional system dependencies.

Do not install these packages if you are using 14.04, it will destroy your X server:

sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-dev-lts-utopic mesa-common-dev-lts-utopic libxatracker-dev-lts-utopic libopenvg1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic libgles2-mesa-dev-lts-utopic libgles1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic libgbm-dev-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic

Do not install the above packages if you are using 14.04, it will destroy your X server

Alternatively, try installing just this to fix dependency issues:

sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dev-lts-utopic

For more information on this issue see this thread or this launchpad issue

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This doesn't work in 14.04.5.

Cerin gravatar image Cerin  ( 2016-09-15 17:09:20 -0500 )edit

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