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Unable to locate ros-kinetic-desktop-full

asked 2021-06-25 16:32:50 -0500

jaaz.gd gravatar image

So i have installed all the updates and kegs how we it cannot locate package. I have Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 20 but I have tried everything and can’t manage to get it working. I’m a beginner and I looked at previous answers and nothing seems to help. Also my Ubuntu doesn’t look the same as the tbe tutorial as mine is just a terminal so I was unable to change the software settings as done In the tutorial, please help.

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answered 2021-06-27 09:22:14 -0500

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This may seem rather obvious, but just to check have you sourced the ROS packages:

echo "source /opt/ros/kinetic/setup.bash" >> ~/.bashrc
source ~/.bashrc

http://wiki.ros.org/kinetic/Installat...

If you have sourced the ROS packages, you can try doing echo $ROS_PACKAGE_PATH in your terminal window, this should output /opt/ros/kinetic/setup.bash

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yes i have, even though that step comes after in the tutorials, i have tried echo $ROS_PACKAGE_PATH however i still get the same 'unable to locate package error

jaaz.gd gravatar image jaaz.gd  ( 2021-07-01 13:45:22 -0500 )edit

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