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How to install a package urdf_tutorial

asked 2019-12-14 07:23:59 -0500

hrushi19 gravatar image

updated 2019-12-14 07:30:57 -0500

I am following the tutorials in the wiki step by step. I have encountered urdf tutorial wiki and I am supposed to install the urdf_tutrorial package. I am new to Ubuntu and ROS. Kindly help if possible. tutorial link package link github link

I tried to check out various questions but couldn't figure it out. I have a catkin workspace.

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answered 2019-12-14 07:41:26 -0500

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You basically have two options:

  1. Install the debian package (Requires sudo rights): sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-urdf-tutorial
  2. Clone the source-code directly into your workspace and then rebuild your workspace. See http://wiki.ros.org/catkin/Tutorials/... as a guide to do this.

If you just want to get urdf_tutorial installed, the first option is probably the better and easier choice.

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Thanks, it worked! Is the debian package present in my system or is it installed from the net? What is a debian package?

hrushi19 gravatar image hrushi19  ( 2019-12-14 08:39:37 -0500 )edit
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Related: #q320046.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2019-12-14 09:46:14 -0500 )edit

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