Arduino IDE setup

asked 2018-10-09 03:02:01 -0600

Spyros gravatar image

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and ROS kinetic. I am trying to do the complete the connection between ROS and Arduino using the Arduino IDE setup tutorial: I did the recommended installation process and when I run the command rosrun rosserial_arduino . I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/ros/kinetic/share/rosserial_arduino/", line 45, in <module> import rospkg ImportError: No module named rospkg

I don't know what is going wrong. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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Have you setup the ROS environment variables correctly when you installed ROS? What is the output of:

printenv | grep ROS
PeteBlackerThe3rd gravatar image PeteBlackerThe3rd  ( 2018-10-09 03:14:24 -0600 )edit

Also has the line "source /opt/ros/kinetic/setup.bash" been added to your .bashrc file and have you re-run this script or started a new terminal window since modifying it?

PeteBlackerThe3rd gravatar image PeteBlackerThe3rd  ( 2018-10-09 03:16:17 -0600 )edit

after printenv | grep ROS: ROS_ROOT=/opt/ros/kinetic/share/ros ROS_PACKAGE_PATH=/opt/ros/kinetic/share ROS_MASTER_URI=http://localhost:11311 ROS_VERSION=1 ROSLISP_PACKAGE_DIRECTORIES= ROS_DISTRO=kinetic ROS_ETC_DIR=/opt/ros/kinetic/etc/ros and I sourced the ros environment when I opened the terminal

Spyros gravatar image Spyros  ( 2018-10-09 03:21:09 -0600 )edit