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Adding Tutorial link automatically to a wiki page

Hi, I've created a tutorial for the ros_canopen package : http://wiki.ros.org/ros_canopen. I made the tutorial according to this guideline : http://wiki.ros.org/WritingTutorials. The tutorial page is ...
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Meaning of stopped_velocity_tolerance of joint_trajectory_controller

I saw the description (Velocity to be considered approximately equal to zero.) of the stopped_velocity_tolerance parameter on ...
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ROS Noetic Install Wiki Page Enhancement

Hi, I noticed that the ROS Noetic install wiki page at http://wiki.ros.org/noetic/Installation/Ubuntu does not include the section titled 'Dependencies for building packages' as previous ROS distros ...
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ROS wiki password reset broken?

When I use the Lost Password page and enter my username and email, I get an error "...
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Wiki mirror missing wiki pages

None of the wiki pages seem to be available on mirrors (see this mirror for e.g.). When I try to follow the mirroring instructions, none of the actual wiki pages are downloaded. Has anything changed ...
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Updating an outdated wiki page

The ROS wiki page on how to navigate the wiki is really outdated, especially the pictures. I found out the page was written when www.ros.org used to redirect to www.ros.org/wiki. I have made some ...
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Can rosservice commands be used on topics

I saw the following line in this wiki tutorial on ROS services and parameters: rosservice has many commands that can be used on topics, as shown below: I think this is a typo as rosservice commands ...
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Typo in ROS Wiki Page on Building Packages

Hello, I found the following line in the ROS Wiki tutorial for building ROS packages [http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/BuildingPackages]: You should see a lot of output from cmake and them make, ...
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How to contribute on ROS wiki page?

Hello. I have read Unit Test wiki provided ROS wiki. And I found a wrong link which have a 404 error. How to edit this page? It seem that it need some permission to edit the page. Could you tell me a ...
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Why does the nav2d_karto mapper.yaml have particles?

Hi, I cannot figure out theoretically why does the Karto Mapper provided in the nav2d package uses also particles for mapping. From the basic SLAM theory I've studied, a graph-based SLAM algorithm ...
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ROS documentation link redirects to wrong URL

Hello, since some days; I've noticed that the Documentation link from http://www.ros.org/news/ redirects me to a wrong URL. Clicking the link Documentation redirects me to an empty page http://www.ros....
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Wiki stack/package overview

I upload many documentation for a project. But i have one problem. Hi, I also want have the overview of the packages in the wiki with are cohere with each other. Because my bad english one example. At ...
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Why wiki.ros.org downs frequently?

http://www.isup.me/wiki.ros.org Says: It's not just you! http://wiki.ros.org looks down from here. In these days, downs frequently. For example just now. Anyone knows why? Originally posted by ...
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Where are the pre-indigo wiki pages for packages?

I just noticed (2017-02-01) that for a large number of wiki pages the version rockers at the top of the page no longer show any ROS versions older than Indigo. Some packages I'm certain have been ...
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How can I make my wiki page mutable again?

As I found the packaging process very confusing I wanted to add a new document explaining it bottom up. Now suddenly the page became immutable and I have no idea why. This is the link (early draft): ...
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Documentation tutorial error from wiki

I am trying to submit several repositories for documentation following this tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/rosdistro/Tutorials/Indexing%20Your%20ROS%20Repository%20for%20Documentation%20Generation The ...
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visp wiki pages not working?

Hi, For some odd reason I can't seem to open the visp wiki pages, located here: http://wiki.ros.org/visp and here: http://wiki.ros.org/visp_auto_tracker .. The page seems to load the content and then ...
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When will we can edit ROS Wiki?

Hi Roboticists, As you know, ROS Wiki is still immutable but It has a lot of missing information and some outdated informations. It says this on every page: Note: Hi there, ...
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Modify package.xml

Hi! I just have a question when writing the ROS wiki page for my package. If I modify package.xml file (such as add author, change maintainer, ...), the ROS wiki page will automatically update or I ...
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where to raise documentation issues?

When a problem such as a broken link is found in the ROS documentation (for instance, the link for "move_base_msgs/MoveBaseActionGoal" on the page http://wiki.ros.org/move_base, where ...
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Moveit! Wiki gone without trace

The MoveIt! wiki seems to have disappeared without a trace - Google is still returning results for it at the top of its listings. Unfortunately much of the documentation has not been replaced in any ...
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Wiki tutorials indexing with FullSearchWithDescriptionsCS macro

I m creating documentation and tutorials for siemens_cp1616 package (GSoC project). Currently I have 7 tutorial pages that were created in almost random order. I use FullSearchWithDescriptionsCS macro ...
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How to use "MsgSrvDoc" in wiki

Hello, I have a wiki page for my messages and services but it doesn't work the "MsgSrvDoc" label when I used in a wiki page. I based the structure of my package and the wiki page on ...
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Where is the link to ros::init() code API?

I'm reading this tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/roscpp/Overview/Initialization%20and%20Shutdown In this page, there is a link to "ros::init() code API", but the link is broken. Using Google I'...
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About making wiki pages and ROS packages

Hello, I designed a wiki page for the ROS wiki, how can I send it for revision or upload it? Thanks beforehand! Originally posted by pexison on ROS Answers with karma: 82 on 2015-04-01 Post score: 0
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ros wiki package website incorrect

For my package 'moveit_simple_grasps' the ROS wiki seems to have the wrong website on the right side toolbox... On: http://wiki.ros.org/moveit_simple_grasps There is a link that says "...
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XBee Network Error

I am working with the XBee Network Example on the wiki (using ROS Hydro on Ubuntu 12.04 with Series 1 XBees) but I can't get further than setting up the XBees. Has anyone successfully got the example ...
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Where is setPreempted in actionlib documentation detailled implementation?

I cannot find any notice of setPreempted in the wiki page http://wiki.ros.org/actionlib/DetailedDescription. I would be glad to add it myself, but don't trust myself. Gaël Originally posted by galou ...
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How to write a comment on a wiki page?

Is there a way to write a comment on ROS wiki pages? Originally posted by galou on ROS Answers with karma: 265 on 2014-07-22 Post score: 1
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Generating a default parameter file (.yaml) for a given ROS package

Hi everyone, Is there an easy way to automatically generate a default parameter file (.yaml) for a given ROS package using the default parameter values and the descriptions of the parameters? I was ...
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How to delete an attachment on the wiki?

It could be that I'm missing something, but does anyone know how to delete an attachment from a wiki page? Clicking the del link on the attachment page of the wiki page takes me back to the wiki page ...
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Is wiki.ros.org down?

Is anybody else experciencing the ROS wiki to be unreachable as well? I haven't been able to reach it in the last 4 and a half hours... Originally posted by koenlek on ROS Answers with karma: 432 on ...
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Mirroring the ROS wiki

I am trying to mirror the ROS API and wiki docs for a project with no internet access, by following the instructions on the wiki at http://wiki.ros.org/Mirrors#Creating_a_mirror. The API docs seem to ...
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Keyword searches broken on wiki.ros.org?

Hello, It appears that keyword searches on wiki.ros.org are somewhat broken. For example, if I search for ar_kinect which is an existing package with its own wiki page, I get no results. If I search ...
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How long does the wiki take to create package pages?

Currently waiting on several packages to be spidered for the wiki. For example, um6 and robot_upstart have both been in hydro/doc.yaml for almost three weeks with ...
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Incorrect links on the wiki give 404 errors

Looks like some of the links on the wiki are obsolete. For instance: http://wiki.ros.org/imu_drivers links to http://docs.ros.org/api/sensor_msgs/html/msg/Imu.html but should link to http://docs.ros....
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Wiki beginner tutorials changed

I was working through the beginner tutorials and noticed that they changed last night. The ROS tutorials now are specific to catkin. Nothing about services, messages or creating publishers and ...
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ROS Wiki Citation

Hello, What would be the correct way to cite to ROS-wiki? In a bibtex entry who should the author be, since it a community wiki? Regards Originally posted by arp on ROS Answers with karma: 172 on ...
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ROS wiki engine

What wiki engine is www.ros.org based on? Is it MoinMoin? Originally posted by joanpau on ROS Answers with karma: 191 on 2013-03-27 Post score: 0
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Catkin overlay tutorial

http://ros.org/wiki/catkin/Tutorials/workspace_overlaying When I try "wstool init" in section 3.2 i get the following error : ...
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Manually modify Code API pages?

I thought that there would be cases where sharing internal design docs (UML diagrams etc.) is beneficial to the future developers (or even to users?). But wiki pages (...
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Which repository URL is displayed in the ROS wiki?

In our tu-darmstadt-ros-pkg SVN repo we used to have a special branch for fuerte in the /branches/fuerte directory. A couple of weeks ago, we moved the fuerte branch back to /trunk and the former /...
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Wiki Internal Server Error

Hello, I just created a new page on the wiki: ros.org/wiki/Robots/AllegroHand I am getting an internal server error. Could you please restore this page and let me know what I may have done to cause ...
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Internal Server Error ROS Wiki

I'm getting a Internal Server Error when editing/try to access the wiki-page: http://ros.org/wiki/amigo_gazebo . I guess it's the same problem as:http://answers.ros.org/question/12315/getting-an-...
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Error in wiki tutorial template. <Table of content> macro doesn't include <TutorialCSHeaderTemplate> Header

Hi, I'm currently writing a tutorial and i've found that in template given, there are two macros in this order: << IncludeCSTemplate(TutorialCSHeaderTemplate)>> << TableOfContents(5)...
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Documenting parameters and nodes

Is there any standard way to generate documentation for nodes and parameters in a ros wiki like form? I tried with rosdoc but I'm getting only the doxygen documentation. Originally posted by ...
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How do keyword searches on www.ros.org work?

Hello ROS Fans, I am trying to understand the results of keyword searches on the www.ros.org Wiki (not answers.ros.org). For example, if I go to the home page and enter "speech recognition" ...
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Wiki & Tutorial Updates

Hi everyone, I couldn't find any proper procedure for updating the ROS wiki and tutorial pages, if there is one. Specifically I'm looking at fleshing out the openSUSE installation section and some ...
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Remove/rename package Wiki page

Hello everyone, last week I published some ROS packages into an indexed repo and started working on the Wiki pages. After I finished with all the package documentation it turned out that I have to ...
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Why are search engines (Google, Bing) returning ROS wiki mirror search results instead of results for the main site?

I've noticed that when I google something, e.g. "roslaunch machine tag", that the results that typically show up for the wiki pages are from the UMD mirror of the wiki rather than the wiki ...
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