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not able to create workspace as its telling i am not sudo user

asked 2012-11-11 20:11:46 -0500

Udhaysimha gravatar image

when i am trying to create workspace through sudo apt-get----------- it is telling the user is not a sudo user so what should i do now and how to create the workspace now

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Please be more specific. For instance, provide the exact steps you did when getting the error message. Please read http://ros.org/wiki/Support

Lorenz gravatar image Lorenz  ( 2012-11-11 21:48:16 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-11-11 20:42:21 -0500

michikarg gravatar image

What are you trying to do? You don't need to use apt-get to create a workspace. Are you sure you did all the tutorials here:

http://www.ros.org/wiki/ROS/Tutorials

To use apt-get to install packages, you have to have sudo-rights, so you will have to ask your admin to install packages... However, to create a ROS workspace, you don't need it anyway...

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answered 2012-11-11 20:52:40 -0500

redheli gravatar image

mkdir ros_workspace no need use sodu, you definitely want to create a folder under your name not root

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