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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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Getting and using ROS Docker images

Docker images are akin to packages such as virtual machines or complete systems that are already set up. There are servers that provide the images, and users only have to download them. The main server is Docker Hub, which is located at https://hub.docker.com. Here, it is possible to search for Docker images for different systems and configurations.

Well! All ROS Docker images are listed in the official ROS repository on the web at https://hub.docker.com/_/ros/. We will use ROS Kinetic images, which are already available here:

$ sudo docker pull ros
$ sudo docker pull kinetic-ros-core 
$ sudo docker pull kinetic-ros-base
$ sudo docker pull kinetic-robot
$ sudo docker pull kinetic-perception

Similarly, we ...

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