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rtabmap_ros tutorial not working : executable not found

asked 2018-01-19 07:24:31 -0500

Markovicho gravatar image

updated 2018-01-22 02:03:27 -0500

Hey :-)

System: Ubuntu 16.04

ROS: Lunar (tried Kinetic before) Desktop Full

rtabmap version : 0.13.2

My approach ist to use the rtabmap feature in cooperation with Tango ROS Streamer which is already running fine.

I followed the instructions on this tutorial :

At step 6 it fails at this command

rosrun rtabmap_ros pointcloud_to_depthimage cloud:=/tango/point_cloud camera_info:=/tango/camera/color_1/camera_info _fixed_frame_id:=start_of_service _decimation:=8 _fill_holes_size:=5

with the error:

[rosrun] Couldn't find executable named pointcloud_to_depthimage below /opt/ros/lunar/share/rtabmap_ros

I already installed rtabmap via:

sudo apt install ros-lunar-rtabmap-ros

What could go wrong ? -_-

best regards and many thanks in advance for any help


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Did you get any errors when you installed rtabmap? Have your sourced the setup.bash file for ros?

PeteBlackerThe3rd gravatar image PeteBlackerThe3rd  ( 2018-01-19 08:29:11 -0500 )edit

No errors on the installation... setup.bash is attached to my ~/.bashrc as well running "rosdep init && rosdep update" -_-

Markovicho gravatar image Markovicho  ( 2018-01-19 08:47:25 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-01-22 03:27:59 -0500

ChriMo gravatar image

I have already seen the same error, but forgot to write an error report. pointcloud_to_depthimage seems not to be included in the deb package or is not installed. I've compiled rtabmap from source.

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Thanks a lot !!!

This worked:

Markovicho gravatar image Markovicho  ( 2018-01-22 09:50:49 -0500 )edit

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