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Is there a way to get the package or directory/location of a running node?

Is there a way to get the package name or directory/location of a running node? Preferably from within a separate python node. Things I've tried: rosnode info ...
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Issue with changing the precedence order of ROS_PACKAGE_PATH

My system: Ubuntu 20.04, ROS noetic. My issue: I'm working with two packages that have ros1 packages with the same name ORB_SLAM3 which causes an issue with ROS_PACKAGE_PATH and thus with ROS finding ...
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catkin_make does not add package to /opt/ros/noetic

Info: ROS Distro: noetic OS: Ubuntu Server 20.04.5 LTS Architecture: ARM64 (raspberry pi 4B 8GB) I am following this tutorial on how to create a simple ROS package. I think all has worked up until ...
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No such package after catkin_make

I'm running ROS Noetic on a Raspberry Pi 4 with basic ROS com setup (no rviz, etc). Following the tutorial I run ...
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openai_ros start_training.launch does not work (q-learning example)

hi! I have tried to run the turtlebot2 q learning example from OpenAI and until now I managed to run the launchfile where gazebo starts: roslaunch gym_construct main.launch After typing: roslaunch ...
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Call substitute for package inside launch file

Hi, I am currently editing a launch file that I moved from one package to another. I would like to store the package name inside an argument or parameter so that I can easily substitute the name by ...
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Rospack find error

Hello. I write question first time in this page, so please let me know if I had some mistake. I use Autoware 1.13 in Ubuntu 18.04 and ROS Melodic, but it can't find some packages. I already use ...
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How to roslaunch cwd=node other project?

I know about the roslaunch attribute cwd: cwd="ROS_HOME|node"(optional) If 'node', the working directory of the node ...
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Installing all ros dependencies of a single package rather than the entire workspace

Hello, I want to run something like rosdep install package and have it traverse the list of packages that it depends and install all system and distribution dependencies Example of my situation ...
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Error: ur5_ros-gazebo package not found

Hi! I cloned a package into my catkin_ws/src folder with 'git clone https://github.com/lihuang3/ur5_ROS-Gazebo.git', then catkin_make & source devel/setup.bash (all works fine) ...
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How to get rospack, roslaunch, etc. to work in Windows 10 (Melodic)

I have installed ROS for Windows 10 per the instructions at the link below: http://wiki.ros.org/Installation/Windows I am having trouble figuring out where to place my workspace and packages such that ...
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Python Import Error from rospack

Hi peeps, I'm following along with the ROS tutorials (Creating a Package) and when I run rospack depends1 beginner_tutorials I get this error ...
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What is the difference between rospkg and rospack?

I know I can import rospkg from a Python script. rospack is a system utility which I can invoke from the command-line. What are ...
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What does [rospack] Permission denied means?

Hi, I've just installed ROS Kinetic with other packages as opencv, gazebo, turtlebot, rplidar and intelrealsense. The thing is that now when I open a new terminal console window or tab appear three ...
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Using ros package for filepaths

Hi, I came across this method for loading files in a ros node. In this particular instance the file was a calibration yaml file like so: ...
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Cross Compiling ROS Kinetic for ARM Cortex-A7

Hello, I am currently working on cross compiling ROS Kinetic for an ARM Cortex-A7. I build the image for my module with buildroot. This is where I get my necessary dependencies compiled. (log4cxx, ...
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Problem with rospack depends1

I am new to ROS and using ROS Melodic on Ubuntu 18.04. I was following the tutorials and got stuck with the command rospack depends1 beginner_tutorials I am getting ...
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rospack cannot find package every-time terminal restarted

I have two packages one name test_package (built first) and one name cylinder(later). I found that every time I start a new terminal or restart the terminal, I have to source the setup.bash again for ...
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RViz: ros package using_markers not found

Hi everyone, I tried to follow tutorials for rviz in http://wiki.ros.org/rviz/Tutorials/Markers%3A%20Basic%20Shapes However, after I did it step by step, ros cannot find the package even though I have ...
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Roslaunch can't locate node, but rosrun works fine

I'm working on a simple node written entirely in python. To make it work with roslaunch, I made it into a package. I got the package working fine, and I can run ...
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rospack find throws exception error

rospack find is giving runtime errors on my beaglebone board. Other rospack commands are running fine like rospack depends. and here is the error message : ...
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Link rospack to newer version of boost

I was follwing the ROS tutorials where I had to create the beginner tutorial package. I used the following command ...
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" $ rospack depends beginner_tutorials" error

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Cross compiling ROS from source for QNX throws linker error for C 11

I cross compiled all the third party dependent software for ROS for QNX 7.0 ArmV7. While cross compiling ROS, the linker throws an error linking against the standard c++11 features in the rospack ...
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rospack error: package 'roscpp' not found

Hello, I am new to ROS and Linux, I am following tutorial on ROS installation, when i run the rospack find roscpp I get the following respond ...
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Refer to current package's root name

What's the best way to refer to the name of the package's root folder? For example, if I had a package named X and I wanted to read files from, e.g., the ...
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Code::Blocks and ROS Setup - rospack export returns empty line

Hi all, I'm trying to integrate Code::Blocks with the actionlib_tutorials package to no avail. I'm using the ROS IDEs Wiki page for Code::Blocks and I'm getting a blank line when using: rospack ...
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Can we directly install ROS Kinetic packages on PC running Ubuntu 16.04 without installing ROS Kinetic on that PC?

Hi, I'm new to the ROS and Ubuntu world.While I was trying to install ROS Kinetic on PC running Ubuntu 16.04 a new question arose to my mind that "whether it is always necessary to install first ...
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what is the meaning of rospack profile

Is it to check the zombie file marked with * which ROS cannot use? Then, what about those without * ? ...
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[rospack] Error: package 'turtlebot_gazebo' not found

Yesterday my turtlebot_gazebo worked just fine.Suddenly today everytime I open a new terminal, the following error immediately appears (BEFORE I DO ANYTHING): ...
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Do I really need to $ source ~/catkin_ws/devel/setup.bash?

Novice question: I've created a custom message, package, etc as the official tutorial does. But when i do: $ rosrun pkg_test1 pkg_test1_node it gives me: [rospack] Error: package 'pkg_test1' not found ...
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„[rospack] Error: no such package beginner_tutorials“

Hi, I'm absolutely new to ROS (and quite new to LINUX). I installed ROS JADE on Ubuntu 14.04 and did the first three tutorials. In the Tutorial: „Creating a ROS Package“ I'm encountering an error. The ...
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Rospack find problems

I am at the point that I may have to uninstall and reinstall ROS. I had ROS working fine, but now I am having some problems. When I try to run rospack find roscpp ...
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xacro load yaml file with rospack

I'm using xacro's new ability to load a yaml file into a property in order to update a URDF with new calibration data. The file in the example is local. Is there any way to hook this up to rospack so ...
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[rospack] Error: stack/package roscpp not found

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and ROS Hydro. While creating a package in one of my directories, i wrote the following line of code to the terminal (because i was facing the problem mentioned in here): ...
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Determine path to executable

I want to determine the absolute path to a binary I built. With rospack find I can get the path to the package itself. However, finding the path to the executable ...
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Unable to install pointcloud_to_laserscan ROS Indigo

I am trying to install pointcloud_to_laserscan package in ROS Indigo running in Ubuntu 14.04. When I add the source from git repo and catkin_make I get the following error. ...
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error parsing manifest

Hello, I was following the tutorial "creating a ROS package by hand". In my catkin_ws/src I created a folder mpc_wheelchair_pkg and I put a manifest there called "package.xml" and ...
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Getting package not found error

I recently installed and have started learning about ROS I was doing the Publisher/Subscriber tutorial given on the website I created a package using ...
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rospack 2dnav_pr2

I was trying to follow this Tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/Roslaunch%20tips%20for%20larger%20projects#roslaunch.2BAC8-Tutorials.2BAC8-Roslaunch_tips_for_larger_projects.Top-...
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problem in rospack find my package

I am using Indigo version of ROS. I just tried to create a package by reading ros tutorial. I am using rosbuild tool for creating. but i got a problem when executing this command "rospack find &...
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rospack find foobar

Hi, I am trying to do the tutorial : http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/Creating%20a%20Package%20by%20Hand I did already: ...
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'rospack' tries to load libboost_filesystem.so.1.46.1 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and installed ROS Indigo using the steps documented here, but auto-completion using for $ roscd <package_name> gives the following error:...
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rospack failed to build in Hydro, can't find PythonLibs

I followed the instructions to install Hydro from source for OSX and rospack fails to build because it cake can't seem to find PythonLibs. The full out put is shown ...
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Non existing package

Created a package of my own after installing the package rosserial, this went well. I've been following the create a package tutorial. When listing the dependencies it claims that the package ...
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Problem installing uvc_cam on ARM/Hydro

Trying to do a uvc_cam install on a Panda Board under hydro following the Ros By Example instructions. I get 55 successes and one failure. the Package path is correct and roscd finds the correct ...
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rospack depends1 error, rosdep version?

I am trying to install Hydro on Ubuntu 12.04. I follow the directions straight through, everything seems to install perfectly fine. I make my way through the tutorials until I make it to creating an ...
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[rospack] Error: stack/package navigation not found

navigation is actually a stack under the directory:/opt/ros/groovy/stacks/,it exits. My command as follows: rospack profile rospack find navigation; error occurs,[rospack] Error: stack/package ...
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rospack export problem / not working on ROS Hydro

Hi Guys! I was using rospack export to get the flags and compile my package outside the rosbuild system. But now, after a long time (ROS fuerte) I'm trying to do the same thing on ROS Hydro and ...
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rospack cache per workspace?

The rospack cache is currently build user-wide. I often switch between workspaces that contain different sets of packages or the same package at different locations. I heavily rely on tab-completion. ...
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