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Hydro: installation of openni_kinect

asked 2013-09-25 11:02:51 -0600

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My 1st attempt to install ROS Hydro + Kinect.

After: sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-desktop-full

sudo rosdep init

rosdep update

It seems that I have to install the driver for openni and kinect and that no compiled package exists for hydro. But this command: hg clone h t t p s:// tells that I can't go there ... ("Access Denied").

Could someone tell me if I'm wrong (may be, I'm a newbie :) and how to solve this.


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answered 2013-09-26 01:31:53 -0600

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updated 2013-09-26 01:32:42 -0600

You should be able to apt-get install ros-hydro-openni-launch (which will include openni-camera, and any other things you need). Drivers for specific hardware are not included in desktop-full.

Kforge is slowly being decommissioned, most ROS code is now on github, and most standard drivers can be found here:

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