Which Version from Ubuntu and ROS for naoqi Pepper?

asked 2017-10-20 01:15:00 -0600

Henne gravatar image

Hello, which version is the best for the connection and controlling with the naoqi robot pepper? I have some problems with Ubuntu 16.04 and ROS kinetic kame..

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Have you already seen wiki/pepper? That links to ros-sig-aldebaran, which still has some traffic. I see some related questions there.

All pkg seem to have been released for Kinetic, so that would seem ..

gvdhoorn gravatar imagegvdhoorn ( 2017-10-20 02:41:14 -0600 )edit

.. that the authors/maintainers have the feeling they work.

gvdhoorn gravatar imagegvdhoorn ( 2017-10-20 02:41:41 -0600 )edit

the package ros-indigo-driver-base for example is not released for kinetic, this package is necessary after the pepper tutorial for the works with pepper..

Henne gravatar imageHenne ( 2017-10-20 03:15:27 -0600 )edit

Well, the indigo-driver-base package specifically will not be released for Kinetic, no, as that is the Indigo version. It would be at least ros-kinetic-driver-base, but that pkg isn't available after Jade anymore.

Are you sure the Pepper pkgs need driver_base still?

gvdhoorn gravatar imagegvdhoorn ( 2017-10-20 03:42:27 -0600 )edit

i don't know whether pepper needs this pkg, but i followed the tutorials for pepper and there stands this package.. the next problem is the Ubuntu version 16.04, it seems a libboost problem, by 16.04 is the new version 1.58 but it seems they needs the 1.55 version

Henne gravatar imageHenne ( 2017-10-20 03:50:11 -0600 )edit

Well, the tutorials (you don't link us to which specific tutorials you are referring to) seem to all say that they are for ROS Indigo, not ROS Kinetic.

But again; you should probably ask this on Aldebaran's support forum / mailing list.

gvdhoorn gravatar imagegvdhoorn ( 2017-10-20 04:03:04 -0600 )edit

i followed this tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/pepper/Tutorials ok, thanks for the fast answer

Henne gravatar imageHenne ( 2017-10-20 04:05:06 -0600 )edit