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uvc_camera not launching in ros groovy.

asked 2013-09-11 08:09:41 -0500

updated 2013-11-14 11:12:23 -0500

tfoote gravatar image

I get this error when roslaunch uvc_camera camera_node.launch is run in a terminal.

ERROR: cannot launch node of type [uvc_camera/uvc_camera]: can't locate node [uvc_camera] in package [uvc_camera]

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answered 2013-09-20 01:40:29 -0500

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There is no uvc_camera package included in groovy, I don't know why. It appears again in hydro.

However there's a package in the repository called ros-groovy-usb-cam. Install, then run "rosrun usb-cam usb_cam_node" Alternatively you can also use ros-groovy-gscam (

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Thanks! but i switched to hydro and I get this package not found error with custom Catkin packages so I am building packages with rosbuild for now.

balakumar-s gravatar image balakumar-s  ( 2013-11-18 00:51:30 -0500 )edit

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