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I have a trouble using catkin build when I enter thar command it says command not found, however catkin_make does work.

asked 2017-07-07 11:36:43 -0500

abhilash gravatar image

I am currently using ros kinetic

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catkin_make is installed by default; catkin build is still in beta and is not installed by default.

ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2017-07-07 17:17:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-07-07 12:04:59 -0500

gvdhoorn gravatar image

updated 2017-07-08 05:07:27 -0500

Try this:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python-catkin-tools

This has all been documented. In fact, the first Google result for "catkin tools install" is Installing catkin_tools.

As @ahendrix added: catkin_tools is not installed by default, so you'll have to do that manually.

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