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Hi first time ROS user here. Im having issue installing ROS Kinetic to Ubuntu Xenial. I'm following the guide here: http://wiki.ros.org/kinetic/Installation/Ubuntu

I ran:

sudo apt-get update

The result:

Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release Get:3 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [11.5 kB] Get:5 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner amd64 Packages [3,340 B] Get:6 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner i386 Packages [3,620 B] Get:7 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner Translation-en [1,964 B] Hit:8 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:9 http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Fetched 20.4 kB in 5s (3,794 B/s)
Reading package lists... Done N: Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386'

Then when i run the install

sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-desktop-full

The following packages have unmet dependencies: ros-kinetic-desktop-full : Depends: ros-kinetic-desktop but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-kinetic-perception but it is not going to be installed Depends: ros-kinetic-simulators but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Originally posted by kennyalpha on ROS Answers with karma: 11 on 2017-05-16

Post score: 1

Original comments

Comment by Humpelstilzchen on 2017-05-17:
Try upgrading first (apt-get dist-upgrade)

Comment by kennyalpha on 2017-05-17:
I tried this, still nothing


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Have you installed Gazebo before installing ROS? If yes, then it is likely because the Gazebo installation, see the solution here

Best, tor

Originally posted by tor with karma: 277 on 2017-10-05

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