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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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ROS Kinetic Installation

Now, we are prepared to install the ROS packages on Ubuntu. The first step is to update the list of packages by using the following command:

$ sudo apt-get update

There are many different libraries and tools in ROS, however, we will provide four default configurations to get you started:

  • Desktop-Full install (recommended):
$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-desktop-full
  • Desktop install:
$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-desktop
  • ROS-Base:
$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-ros-base
  • Individual Package:
$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-PACKAGE

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