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Learning Robotics using Python - Second Edition by Lentin Joseph

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Installing ROS on Ubuntu

As per our previous discussion, we know that ROS is a metaoperating system that is installed on a host system. ROS is completely supported on Ubuntu /Linux and in the experimental stages on Windows and OS X. Some of the latest ROS distributions are as follows:

Distribution

Release date

ROS Melodic Morenia

May 23 2018

ROS Lunar Loggerhead

May 23 2017

ROS Kinetic Kame

May 23 2016

ROS Indigo Igloo

July 22 2014

 

We will now look at the installation procedure of the stable, long-term support (LTS) distribution of ROS called Kinetic on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. ROS Kinetic Kame will be primarily targeted at Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. You can also find instructions to set up ROS in the latest LTS Melodic ...

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