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Hello, I can't install ros indigo on ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It shows the follwing. Or is that because it can only be installed on Ubuntu 14.04?

asked 2017-07-27 21:32:57 -0500

Shubhankar gravatar image

$ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-desktop-full Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done 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-indigo-desktop-full : Depends: ros-indigo-desktop but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-indigo-perception but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-indigo-simulators but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

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answered 2017-07-27 21:54:47 -0500

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ROS Indigo is only supported on Ubuntu 14.04 . If you want to install ROS on Ubuntu 16.04, I suggest you install Kinetic or Lunar.

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Thank you.

Shubhankar gravatar image Shubhankar  ( 2017-07-29 20:40:10 -0500 )edit

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