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Getting started with usb_cam [closed]

asked 2016-07-29 07:25:30 -0500

BryanEhlers gravatar image

I'm new to ROS and using for a research project. Trying to get a usb_cam node up and running which will then create a .bag file to perform SLAM with. I compiled the SLAM library I want and tested with a .bag I downloaded but now trying to get usb_cam to work.

I have a Logitech C210 webcam, running Ubuntu 14.04 (Virtual Box). I made usb_cam and compiled but when I do 'rosrun usb_cam usb_cam_node' I get that it is unable to open camera calibration file, camera calibration file not found, unknown control white_balance_temperature_auto, and after a while it seg faults and quits.

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answered 2016-07-29 13:59:04 -0500

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Are you using ROS kinetic?

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No, ROS Indigo. Have you had any luck with kinetic?

BryanEhlers gravatar image BryanEhlers  ( 2016-07-29 17:10:18 -0500 )edit

I was trying on kinetic. I had Ubuntu 16.04 also. So usb_cam package was giving an error just like yours. Then I saw that usb_cam is not supported on kinetic. Its supported on jade and below. I wanted to be safe so I decided to go for indigo with ubuntu 14.04. Now its working fine!!

submetu gravatar image submetu  ( 2016-07-31 06:07:41 -0500 )edit

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