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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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Getting ready

The ROS community-level concepts are the ROS resources that enable separate communities to exchange software and knowledge. These resources include the following:

  • ROS distributions: ROS distributions are collections of versioned metapackages that can be installed. ROS distributions play a similar role to Linux distributions. They enable easier installation and collection of the ROS software. ROS distributions maintain consistent versions across a set of software.
  • ROS repositories: ROS relies on a federated network of code repositories, where different institutions can develop and release their own robot software components.
  • The ROS wiki: The ROS community wiki is the main forum for documenting information about ROS. Anyone ...

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