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HI, I'm trying to use the demo packages created by MIT(http : //, however, I don't know where to get the packages, I saw a address listed like: Version Control:, should I use “svn co” or "apt-get install"?

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answered 2013-03-30 03:50:15 -0600

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The installation instructions are pretty extensive although there are no fuerte or groovy instructions. Which part you don't get? I think you should use rosinstall ~/ros_workspace ~/ros_workspace/kinect_demos.rosinstall

The rosinstall documentation is rather vague indeed,I don't get why your are send back to installing ros page when you are looking for documentation.

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@davinci, I was trying to use MIT-DEMO in GROOVY, so I didn't see the command "rosinstall ~/ros_workspace ~/ros_workspace/kinect_demos.rosinstall", now I changed my ROS back to electric and followed the tutorial(http : //, however, in the step

DavidXiong gravatar imageDavidXiong ( 2013-03-30 20:07:46 -0600 )edit

@davinci, silly number limiter! In the step "Validate certificate from MIT CSAIL's svn", in the terminal, it seems that I should enter the Client certificate filename(it shows like: Authentication realm: Client certificate filename: ), so how to deal with it? THX!

DavidXiong gravatar imageDavidXiong ( 2013-03-30 20:11:06 -0600 )edit does seem to work, perhaps try that? Otherwise contact the maintainer of the package.

davinci gravatar imagedavinci ( 2013-03-31 09:33:37 -0600 )edit

@davinci , works, however, followed the tutorials http ://, in step 7, I always get the error like:

DavidXiong gravatar imageDavidXiong ( 2013-03-31 22:16:32 -0600 )edit

@davinci, svn: URL '' doesn't exist Exception caught during install: Error processing 'motion_planning_common' : [motion_planning_common] Checkout of version

DavidXiong gravatar imageDavidXiong ( 2013-03-31 22:17:30 -0600 )edit

@davinci, I find that at the website of, the motion_planning_common do not exist, maybe it has been removed, but how can I sole this problem?THX!

DavidXiong gravatar imageDavidXiong ( 2013-03-31 22:20:11 -0600 )edit

"solve", not "sole", silly spelling mistake.

DavidXiong gravatar imageDavidXiong ( 2013-03-31 22:22:04 -0600 )edit

@DavidXiong, have you managed to install the package properly? Have you tried to solve the ( Authentication realm: Client certificate filename: )?

chao gravatar imagechao ( 2014-01-21 17:50:49 -0600 )edit

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