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error when installing ROS on Ubuntu 12.04

asked 2012-09-27 16:13:55 -0500

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updated 2014-01-28 17:13:46 -0500

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I have Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to install ROS using this tutorial http://www.ros.org/wiki/fuerte/Installation/Ubuntu

when trying this command sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu precise main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list'

found error :

sudo: unable to change to sudoers gid: Operation not permitted sudo: setresuid() [0, 0, 0] -> [116, -1, -1]: Operation not permitted

what the wrong ?? :)

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answered 2012-09-27 18:28:20 -0500

Is your user account member of the group "admin"? By default ubuntu grants permission to execute sudo to users of that group.

Otherwise, this might help you. Apparently, updating ubuntu and restarting the computer solved a similar issue for another ubuntu user.

Good luck.

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