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No access to /dev/mem. Try runnig as root!

I'm using ubuntu 22.04 on raspberry. I'm trying gpio pins. But I couldn't access to gpio pins without being root. I got this error,No access to /dev/mem. Try runnig as root! How can I solve this ...
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How Important is Root Access to Use ROS?

The machines at school by default wouldn't give me root access. However, I could get around that by bringing my own drive, but I don't know if it's worth the hassle. (I don't plan to install the drive ...
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How to run a single node as root [ROS2]

Hello, I am trying to set up a ROS2 (foxy) node to run as root (with sudo). The node is running high frequency, low level operations on the RT-Linux kernel - thus the need for root access. I've been ...
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Best practice for the correct user setup within a ROS docker container?

docker ros states: By default, the container runs as the root user http://wiki.ros.org/rosdep states: Do NOT run rosdep update with sudo. It is not required and will result in permission errors later ...
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Start ROS node as root

Hi I have a Raspberry Pi with ROS running and I need to start two ROS nodes when the device starts. The problem is that one of the nodes must be started as root because one library needs this. I tried ...
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Ros::ok() return true with dead roscore in node started as root

Hello, I am trying to kill my node started as root. In my case, my node need to be started as root to access some hardware (gpio). So I added sudo -E as a launch-...
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install ros as root, how to be used by other user

I install ros and create the catkin_ws as a root, and use it for a long time. Now I find that it is not good to install and run package as a root because sometimes package concerning with graphics ...
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Is it possible to publish/subscribe as root?

Hello smart people, I have made a ROS node that makes use of an FTDI library that requires that I run the executable as root to have access to the usb device that the node reads data from. The trouble ...
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Cmake Project to Catkin

Hey every one, I have the following folder structure of a pure cmake project: ...
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Catkin_Ws or Root

Hello dear Users I have a Catkin Workspace. I have installed a package called Universal_Robot. After installing it i wanted to modify the launch files so when i launch it and when the robot spawns ...
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New Kinect One Permssion issues

Hello Folks, I am using the Kinect One, but I am having permissions issues. I'm using this rospackage: https://github.com/code-iai/iai_kinect2 I followed every ...
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robot_upstart with root permission

Hi, My question is: when the .launch file is launched by using robot_upstart set up, does it have root access? I have not tested yet because my package it not ready. Our project uses a headless robot, ...
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Launch node with root permissions

Hi guys, I need to launch a specific node with root permissions. The reason is that I need to reset a USB device under specific circumstances (sometimes the device crashes and requires to be reset). ...
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Catkin_make requires root

I recently switched to groovy and am having troubles with a metapackage... When I run catkin_make as root, it works fine. When I try to run it as my user, it fails with a big stack trace of: ...
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ros as root - common bug, when workspace is in /home/user/ros_workspace

Hey guys, I tried to run some ROS-Packages as root and got this: Warning: error while crawling /home/username: boost::filesystem::status: Permission denied: "/home/username/.gvfs" ...
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roscore runns only as root ubuntu 12.04 fuerte

Hi I cannot start the roscore without root rights. I am getting the following message: ...
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Running ROS as a root user

Hi All, Some of my ROS nodes need to be run as a root user. I can do this by "sudo su" under Ubuntu and "source" setup.bash. My programs seem to be running correctly. An annoying ...
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