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asked 2019-12-30 09:15:25 -0600

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updated 2019-12-30 12:57:36 -0600

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Urgent Help, Hello Everyone,

So i am new to ROS environment,

I started working on an already built ROS environment for a robot

So whe i type


i get a reply

permission denied

Can anyone tell me what could be wrong

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gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2020-03-10 05:56:25 -0600 )edit

:P oops Sorry , Thanks for the help :)

Yadav gravatar image Yadav  ( 2020-03-10 08:18:20 -0600 )edit

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answered 2019-12-30 12:58:59 -0600

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So whe i type


is that a verbatim copy-paste of the command you're trying to use?

If so: that's not the correct command. You'll want to use source /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash or . /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash (note the first dot there).

Also note: Indigo is EOL. Ubuntu Trusty is also EOL.

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