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getting urdf_tutorials to work in groovy with ubuntu 12.04

This should be pretty straight forward but unfortunately the package is broken. Groovy is supposed to use .rviz configuration files for rviz instead of the older .vcg files. The urdf_tutorials were never properly tested or groovy changed sometime after urdf_tutorials were released. dpkg-query -W ros-groovy-robot-model-tutorials ros-groovy-robot-model-tutorials 0.1.2-s1374436389~precise dpkg-query -L ros-groovy-robot-model-tutorials …bunches of files /opt/ros/groovy/stacks/robot_model_tutorials/urdf_tutorial/urdf.vcg …bunches […]