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How can I install gscam in ros fuerte

asked 2013-04-15 00:40:10 -0500

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How do I install gscam for capturing videos from my webcam in ros fuerte?

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answered 2013-04-15 01:11:53 -0500

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Try sudo apt-get install ros-fuerte-brown-perception.

gscam is part of the brown_perception stack.

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while i run this I got the following error message Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ros-fuerte-brown-perception

unais gravatar imageunais ( 2013-04-15 01:21:04 -0500 )edit

Maybe try 'sudo apt-get update' first? I must say, I'm not an expert in these things but I got it installed in Groovy this way.

RafBerkvens gravatar imageRafBerkvens ( 2013-04-15 01:24:02 -0500 )edit

update I done. But still have this problem. But on electric it installed ok. But on fuerte and groovy it produces the same error

unais gravatar imageunais ( 2013-04-15 01:29:39 -0500 )edit

Well, then the problem seems to be fuerte specific. I can't help you there, I'm afraid.

RafBerkvens gravatar imageRafBerkvens ( 2013-04-15 01:33:11 -0500 )edit

but don't able to install on groovy too

unais gravatar imageunais ( 2013-04-15 01:34:44 -0500 )edit

Did you install ROS using apt-get? What do you find if you do 'apt-cache search ros fuerte brown'?

RafBerkvens gravatar imageRafBerkvens ( 2013-04-15 01:53:29 -0500 )edit

Are you on Oneiric? The brown_perception stack is not building for oneiric under fuerte: http://www.ros.org/debbuild/fuerte.html

tfoote gravatar imagetfoote ( 2013-05-27 08:10:18 -0500 )edit

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