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Unable to locate package ros groovy desktop full

asked 2013-06-25 05:56:25 -0600

charly79 gravatar image


I am currently trying to install the Groovy ROS onto Ubuntu 13.04 desktop i386 using virtual box.

I have been following all the steps however when I get to the install part I keep getting this error message

unable to locate package ros groovy desktop full

can someone please advise me as to where or what I might have missed

Thanks in advance Charly

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Have you execute sudo apt-get update ?

gustavo.velascoh gravatar image gustavo.velascoh  ( 2013-06-25 06:09:07 -0600 )edit

Please include the full error message with copy and paste, as well as the commands you are attempting.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2013-06-25 06:50:22 -0600 )edit

yes I did the update, I will try to copy and paste the error tomorrow as its all installed on my work machine.

charly79 gravatar image charly79  ( 2013-06-25 12:00:18 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-06-25 11:30:34 -0600

lindzey gravatar image

updated 2013-06-25 12:01:25 -0600

Does groovy even support 13.04/raring?

According to joq's answer here, and the groovy page here, that's waiting for Hydro.

Given that you're running in a virtual machine anyways, I'd strongly recommend using Ubuntu 12.04 instead.

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Thank you this is all very new to me, I was following a guide with links that kept taking me to version 13.04. I shall try again tomorrow with 12.04. So far I am not enjoying the whole Linux experience let hope it improves.

charly79 gravatar image charly79  ( 2013-06-25 12:05:04 -0600 )edit

If you're switching to linux to learn this you'll need to be a little bit patient to learn both at once.

tfoote gravatar image tfoote  ( 2013-06-25 12:32:32 -0600 )edit

answered 2013-06-26 14:46:46 -0600

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updated 2013-06-26 15:03:48 -0600

I am also trying to sudo apt-get install ros-groovy-desktop on a 12.04 ubuntu on beaglebone. The keys and update have been run and the repositories added. Is the repository broken? I can get to from this location.

sudo apt-get install python-rosinstall worked OK.

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This is not the right place to ask this - I'd recommend deleting this answer, and creating a new question with more details about what you've tried so far and what error messages you're getting.

lindzey gravatar image lindzey  ( 2013-06-26 15:12:47 -0600 )edit

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