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ROS Installation error ( Kinetic in Ubuntu 16.04)

asked 2017-07-26 14:28:35 -0500

Madhan gravatar image

updated 2017-07-27 01:47:57 -0500

The sequence of steps listed in have been followed. (Trying to install ROS kinetic in Ubuntu 16.04) Error when entering the following command :

$sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-desktop-full

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-kinetic-desktop-full : Depends: ros-kinetic-desktop but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-kinetic-perception but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-kinetic-simulators but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-kinetic-urdf-tutorial but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

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I met the same error, did you have fixed the problem?

Yanqingyang gravatar image Yanqingyang  ( 2017-10-19 22:36:47 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-11-30 09:51:01 -0500

Please have a look at my answer [here].(

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