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asked 2012-02-21 05:45:51 -0600

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As I have just started learning Ros with the help of Ros tutorials the problem which i am facing is that according to Ros tutorials link http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Tutorials/UsingRxconsoleRoslaunch when i type roslaunch command in the new terminal it gives me an error that danishraza@ubuntu:~/ros_workspace$ roscd beginner_tutorials roscd: No such package 'beginner_tutorials'

I have Ubuntu 10.04 Lts on my machine and Ros electric.

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answered 2012-02-21 05:49:37 -0600

This tutorial assumes you have created the 'beginner_tutorials' package in the preceding tutorial on Creating a ROS Package.

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i have already created the package but the problem is still there kindly suggest some another answer.

danish gravatar imagedanish ( 2012-02-22 02:17:28 -0600 )edit
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Then you most likely don't have your ROS_PACKAGE_PATH set up correctly, so your 'beginner_tutorials' package is not found by ROS. Have a look at this guide: http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Tutorials/InstallingandConfiguringROSEnvironment

Stefan Kohlbrecher gravatar imageStefan Kohlbrecher ( 2012-02-22 07:07:29 -0600 )edit
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answered 2012-03-15 05:40:45 -0600

I have the same problem : my ROS_PACKAGE_PATH is correct : ~/ros_workspace:/opt/ros/electric/stacks: with beginner_tutorials correctly created within ~/ros_workspace

BUT : the command roscd is missing from /opt/ros/electric/ros/bin/, while most others commands seem to be there. I installed ros-electric-desktop and ros-electric-openni-kinect, on a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS regularly updated.

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@Bruno Poterie you have a different issue. roscd is a bash function not a program. Please ask this in a separate question.

tfoote gravatar imagetfoote ( 2012-03-15 06:32:24 -0600 )edit

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