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rqt package segmentaion fault

asked 2020-05-14 09:03:15 -0500

Timbotic gravatar image

updated 2020-05-15 02:27:40 -0500


when I am trying to run any node from the rqt package I am getting a segmentation fault:


rosrun rqt_gui rqt_gui

Segmentation fault (core dumped)


rosrun rqt_graph rqt_graph

Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I am running ros kinetic on ubuntu 16.04

Thank you in advance for your help!

One Solution I found, for future reference: I was able to call these functions by just calling




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Do you have a non-default version of Qt / sip installed?

Dirk Thomas gravatar image Dirk Thomas  ( 2020-05-14 13:09:56 -0500 )edit

No and thank you for trying to help, I actually was able to circumvent the problem by just calling


which worked for me.

Timbotic gravatar image Timbotic  ( 2020-05-15 02:25:35 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-05-15 03:50:50 -0500

Timbotic gravatar image

Okay now I found the real problem! There seemed to be some python version issue. I also had anaconda installed, which I deleted since I dont need it anymore and reinstalled python and ros-kinetic, which solved the problem.

This also seems to be the reason for getting an error when trying to call

rospack depends1 [Packagename]

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