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Error installing `ros-kinetic-gazebo-ros-control`

asked 2019-06-20 17:30:17 -0600

anirban gravatar image


I am trying to install ros-kinetic-gazebo-ros-control package using the command

sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-gazebo-ros-control

However while doing so I get the error message that I have pasted below. I did sudo apt-get update but the same error persists. Any help in resolving the issue is appreciated.

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: 
linux-headers-4.15.0-50 linux-headers-4.15.0-50-generic linux-headers-4.4.0-148 linux-image-4.15.0-50-generic linux-modules-4.15.0-50-generic   
linux-modules-extra-4.15.0-50-generic snapd-login-service Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
ros-kinetic-control-toolbox ros-kinetic-controller-interface ros-kinetic-controller-manager ros-kinetic-controller-manager-msgs
ros-kinetic-hardware-interface ros-kinetic-joint-limits-interface ros-kinetic-realtime-tools ros-kinetic-transmission-interface
The following NEW packages will be installed:
ros-kinetic-control-toolbox ros-kinetic-controller-interface ros-kinetic-controller-manager ros-kinetic-controller-manager-msgs
ros-kinetic-gazebo-ros-control ros-kinetic-hardware-interface ros-kinetic-joint-limits-interface ros-kinetic-realtime-tools
0 upgraded, 9 newly installed, 0 to remove and 21 not upgraded.
Need to get 688 kB of archives.
After this operation, 3,813 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Err:1 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-realtime-tools amd64 1.11.1-0xenial-20190320-130942-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:2 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-control-toolbox amd64 1.17.0-0xenial-20190320-143943-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:3 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-hardware-interface amd64 0.13.3-0xenial-20190320-132757-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:4 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-controller-interface amd64 0.13.3-0xenial-20190320-133652-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:5 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-controller-manager-msgs amd64 0.13.3-0xenial-20180824-100448-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:6 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-controller-manager amd64 0.13.3-0xenial-20190320-134400-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:7 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-joint-limits-interface amd64 0.13.3-0xenial-20190320-141139-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:8 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-transmission-interface amd64 0.13.3-0xenial-20190320-133548-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err:9 xenial/main amd64 ros-kinetic-gazebo-ros-control amd64 2.5.18-1xenial-20190320-175439-0800
404  Not Found [IP: 80]
E: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]
E: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]

E: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]

E: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]

E ...
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answered 2019-06-20 18:59:45 -0600

Geoff gravatar image

updated 2019-06-21 05:55:14 -0600

gvdhoorn gravatar image

This has been asked a lot recently. Please see #q325039 for the solution.

If you want the gory details, see this Discourse topic.

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ROS has revoked the Old Key due to some security issues and has given the new key.

Kindly follow the link shared by Geoff.

Remove the old key and add the new one and do an update and upgrade.

It should work.

Radeshwar gravatar image Radeshwar  ( 2019-06-20 22:18:36 -0600 )edit

@Geoff: as this is essentially a duplicate of #q325039, it might be an idea to close future questions like this.

I'll update #q325039 to include the error message the OP posted.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2019-06-21 05:56:03 -0600 )edit

@Geoff I followed the link and subsequent instructions there but still having the same issue. Any idea why the error persists?

anirban gravatar image anirban  ( 2019-06-21 16:59:40 -0600 )edit

@anirban: what is the output of sudo apt update now?

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2019-06-22 01:24:57 -0600 )edit

@gvdhoorn I had to reboot the system and now can install packages. Thank you for the help.

anirban gravatar image anirban  ( 2019-06-23 17:22:21 -0600 )edit

@gvdhoorn Sounds like a good idea; I expect we will see a few of these for a while.

Geoff gravatar image Geoff  ( 2019-06-23 22:09:52 -0600 )edit

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