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error with pr2_apps

asked 2013-04-18 22:51:49 -0500

agrirobot-George gravatar image

I am trying to install pr2_apps, but I get this error. Can someone please explain how to solve this problem?

summit@V3:~$ sudo apt-get install ros-electric-pr2-apps Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done E: Couldn't find package ros-electric-pr2-apps

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I just checked, and in Ubuntu 11.10 (amd64), the package is there. Which version of Ubuntu are you using?

Martin Günther gravatar image Martin Günther  ( 2013-04-19 22:56:11 -0500 )edit

Hi, I am using ubuntu oneiric (11.10)

agrirobot-George gravatar image agrirobot-George  ( 2013-04-21 23:52:12 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-04-23 04:32:24 -0500

updated 2013-04-24 06:41:18 -0500

The package is definitely there. Make sure that you have a file called /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list with the following line in it:

deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu oneiric main

Then do a sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ros-electric-pr2-apps, and you should be all set. Also see the Installation instructions.

Update: George sent me an email with some screenshots. Your network connection isn't working properly, as you can see from the errors (unable to resolve host address packages.ros.org etc.). Once you've fixed that, it should work.

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OK thanks I will try that and let you know what happens

agrirobot-George gravatar image agrirobot-George  ( 2013-04-24 03:23:35 -0500 )edit

Dear Martin, I am not sure i understood what i should sent you. Which network connection command should i run and sent you the output?

agrirobot-George gravatar image agrirobot-George  ( 2013-04-24 19:32:20 -0500 )edit

Dear George, this is a general Ubuntu networking question, not a ROS question. Try googling "unable to resolve host address", or ask on the general Ubuntu help forums, you'll probably get a better answer there.

Martin Günther gravatar image Martin Günther  ( 2013-04-25 03:24:37 -0500 )edit

OK! I will. Thanks!

agrirobot-George gravatar image agrirobot-George  ( 2013-04-25 04:25:21 -0500 )edit

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