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Building rqt (plus all plugins) from source - qt_gui_main() can't find any plugins

asked 2015-09-21 19:41:01 -0500

rbaleksandar gravatar image

updated 2015-09-21 19:44:28 -0500


I have just finished building rqt from source for ROS Indigo on my Debian Jessie without any errors. However when I try to run rqt_graph for example I get:

qt_gui_main() found no plugin matching "rqt_graph.ros_graph.RosGraph"

Next thing I did was to open rqt. It opens fine however I can't see a single plugin inside the plugin menu even though I have rqt_graph, rqt_console etc. (full rqt_common_plugins metapackage was installed). The executables are there (that is why the terminal didn't throw an error at me that the command was not found when calling rqt_graph) but there seems to be missing something and I don't know what.

Any ideas what's going on here? All the source war pulled via wstool and rosdep (as described in the tutorial about installing ROS on Debian).

EDIT: Running rqt --list-plugins doesn't return anything at all.

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answered 2015-09-21 19:47:29 -0500

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Already answered here. It seems that source-ing my ~/.bashrc is not enough and I have to delete ~/.config/ too. Now every thing is working the way it should be. ^_^

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