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 ...