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problem with kinect

asked 2013-02-14 05:07:20 -0500

marwa gravatar image

Hi, what is the solution of this error image description

it appears when i do these commands

roslaunch turtlebot_bringup kinect.launch


rosrun rviz rviz

also pointcloud2 doesn't appear I'm using fuerte on Ubuntu 11.10

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Try using openni.launch that comes with openni_launch package.

ayush_dewan gravatar image ayush_dewan  ( 2013-02-14 05:13:45 -0500 )edit

I have actually tried this but it does not solve this problem

marwa gravatar image marwa  ( 2013-02-14 05:24:36 -0500 )edit

The error says that nodelet already exist with same name. Try doing rosnode list and see whether these nodes exist without even launching kenect.launch.

ayush_dewan gravatar image ayush_dewan  ( 2013-02-14 05:31:11 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-02-14 12:36:03 -0500

updated 2013-02-14 12:38:08 -0500

I got the same problem, here is how you fix it.

 1- open up a new terminal and type `roslaunch openni_launch openni.launch`
 2- after it launches,  kill it by typing `ctrl^c`
 3- in this terminal, type `killall XnSensorServer` (it might tell you `no process is found`)
 4-in another terminal. launch the`roslaunch turtlebot_bringup kinect.launch`
 5- If it still does not work, go back to step 1 and repeat. Sometimes it takes a few times.

Hope this fixes your problem. post back with the results.



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Thanks,I'm going to try it and tell you the results :)

marwa gravatar image marwa  ( 2013-02-14 20:56:07 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-02-14 19:50:06 -0500

Muhammad Atif gravatar image

Yes I was facing the same problem. my problem resolved when I did the same as mentioned by Khalid....Thanks Khalid.. It works for me....

Regards, Atif

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