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Unable to locate package ros-kinetic-desktop

asked 2019-09-20 07:16:44 -0500

I have been trying to install ros on my ubuntu 18 but I keep getting a message saying unable to locate packages.

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answered 2019-09-20 07:25:25 -0500

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updated 2019-09-20 07:25:41 -0500

ROS Kinetic is only supported on Ubuntu Xenial (ie: 16.04), see REP-3 - Platforms by Distribution: Kinetic Kame (May 2016 - May 2021).

You cannot install Kinetic on Ubuntu 18.04.

You'll need to either downgrade to Ubuntu Xenial, or install ROS Melodic.

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Got it. Thank you

Josey Moses gravatar image Josey Moses  ( 2019-09-20 07:42:33 -0500 )edit

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gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2019-09-20 08:30:49 -0500 )edit

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