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roslib does not exist!

asked 2013-01-13 03:03:38 -0600

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updated 2014-01-28 17:14:49 -0600

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I am new to ros and am still following the tutorials. I was following "Writing a Simple Publisher and Subscriber (Python)", but when I try to compile the code it shows "ImportError: No module named roslib".

I have ensured that PYTHONPATH contains $ROS_ROOT/core/roslib/src. But when I go to the file system, $ROS_ROOT/core is there, but roslib and src do not exist.

System Information: Using the fuerte Ubuntu VirtualBox Image.

N.B. ROS_ROOT is /opt/ros/fuerte/share/ros

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answered 2013-01-13 20:06:17 -0600

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Actually the problem has been resolved now.

I was trying to run the talker.py code like you would normally run python codes. I realized later that you have to call make for it to run.

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answered 2013-01-13 06:53:23 -0600

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In fuerte, the roslib packages are installed to:

/opt/ros/fuerte/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/roslib

You should not have to change the PYTHONPATH manually yourself. Just sourcing /opt/ros/fuerte/setup.bash should set up everything just fine. PYTHONPATH should be something like:

/opt/ros/fuerte/lib/python2.7/dist-packages

To help you more, you need to provide more details such as what tutorial you are following and which step exactly fails.

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