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Packages at http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu natty main are empty

asked 2011-05-04 14:45:01 -0600

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updated 2014-01-28 17:09:38 -0600

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I'm trying to install ros-diamondback-desktop-full on Ubuntu 11.04, but I noticed that the packages at http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu/di... are empty. Are the packages for Natty not ready yet?

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answered 2011-05-04 14:59:33 -0600

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updated 2011-05-04 15:00:30 -0600

As far as I know, they are still setting up for Natty packages. You can check the status of builds here: http://www.ros.org/debbuild/diamondback.html

See also: http://answers.ros.org/question/618/ros-packages-for-ubuntu-1104

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fergs' answer is correct. We only just spun up the repository today, and numerous stacks are not yet compatible with natty. We appreciate any patches from the community.
kwc gravatar imagekwc ( 2011-05-04 15:29:22 -0600 )edit
Any updates for this? I'd love to install the desktop installation on Natty, so that I can have working graphics.
Bradley Powers gravatar imageBradley Powers ( 2011-05-24 16:33:42 -0600 )edit
Taking a look at the build status page linked above, there are still some outstanding debs that aren't building and are notable. Specifically I see vision_opencv and simulator_stage in the red (ie broken). Many packages are built though, so progress is being made.
Eric Perko gravatar imageEric Perko ( 2011-05-24 16:45:59 -0600 )edit
we're still rolling out patches and fixes in the low-level stacks. Natty introduced *a lot* of changes, including Python, GCC, Boost, and more, so it's taking longer than anticipated.
kwc gravatar imagekwc ( 2011-05-24 16:58:17 -0600 )edit
Interesting. Any idea on a timeframe? Are we talking a week? A month? 6?
Bradley Powers gravatar imageBradley Powers ( 2011-05-24 17:07:13 -0600 )edit
It's on the order of week(s)
kwc gravatar imagekwc ( 2011-05-24 17:08:13 -0600 )edit
Good to know. Thanks!
Bradley Powers gravatar imageBradley Powers ( 2011-05-24 17:09:52 -0600 )edit
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answered 2011-05-17 13:25:50 -0600

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I recently installed turtlebot-desktop from source on 11.04. http://www.ros.org/wiki/Robots/TurtleBot/diamondback/SDK%20Setup/Ubuntu%20Source

Using the suggestions from (http://answers.ros.org/question/618/ros-packages-for-ubuntu-1104) to correct the package name sip4 I was able to compile almost all of the packages except parallel_quickstep and stageros.

I had to install the OpenNI drivers from the openni.org repository. That caused some complaints because there are dependencies on openni-dev, ps-engine and nite-dev. Also the openni_camera expects the ni to be in /usr/include/openni but OpenNI is installed under /usr/include/ni.

In addition I also compiled and ran the openni_ros stack to try out the calibration in openni_camera_unstable.

That said, I haven't run all of theses packages. The main ones I have run are rviz, navigation stack, image stuff and then the ros tools.

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