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Learning ROS for Robotics Programming by Enrique Fernández, Aaron Martinez

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What you need for this book

This book was written with the intention that almost everybody can follow it and run the source code examples provided with it. Basically, you need a computer with a Linux distribution. Although any Linux distribution should be fine, it is recommended that you use a recent version of Ubuntu. Then you will use ROS Fuerte, which is installed according to the instructions given in Chapter 1, Getting Started with ROS. For this distribution of ROS, you will need a version of Ubuntu prior to 12.10 because since this version Fuerte is no longer supported.

Regarding the hardware requirements of your computer, in general any computer or laptop is enough. However, it is advisable to use a dedicated graphic card in order to run ...

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