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How to install sick_tim package

asked 2016-11-06 06:34:35 -0500

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updated 2016-11-06 06:50:24 -0500

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Hello i'm trying to install sick_tim package using the row

sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-sick_tim

unfortunately there is a mistake

Unable to locate package ros-hydro-sick_tim

in my opinion I make a syntax mistake using the wrong package's name or something similar...please help me to install the package

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answered 2016-11-06 06:53:43 -0500

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If you are really on ROS Hydro (and not on Indigo, Jade or Kinetic), then this should work, but you need to be careful with the translation of ROS package names (ie: sick_tim) to Debian package names (ie: .deb).

Try:

sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-sick-tim

Note: _ in ROS package names gets changed into - in Debian package names.

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