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rosrun turtlesim turtlesim_node command

asked 2020-07-14 18:46:43 -0500

agerami gravatar image


I am trying to run the turtlesim_node but I keep getting this error: qt.qpa.xcb: could not connect to display qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though it was found. This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.

Available platform plugins are: eglfs, linuxfb, minimal, minimalegl, offscreen, vnc, xcb.

Aborted (core dumped)

I am running ROS on Ubuntu 20.04 on Windows 10. I have tried GitHub and ROS answers but cannot find a solution. This is the tutorial I am using:

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answered 2020-07-14 19:19:54 -0500

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Ah just needed more time. For all others trying to run on a Windows Subsytem I used this link:

Install Xming here:

and then run export DISPLAY=:0

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answered 2020-11-06 03:02:25 -0500

hello! i have the same issue but i would like to find out more about the solution you posted.

Did u have to install Xming and windows subsystem for linux for the error to resolve?

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