Installing ROS Manually¶
Open a terminal window and run the
installNoetic.sh script to install ROS Noetic. For more information, visit ROS Noetic.
installNoetic.sh script takes approximately 3 hours, this includes most of the required tools and dependencies needed for the ROS Package, however this does not include
To install the required
catkin-tools, run the following command:
sudo apt install python3-catkin-tools python3-osrf-pycommon
Using the ROS Image¶
ROSImage file includes all the required tools and dependencies needed for the ROS Package, however this will require approximately 4.8Gb of disk space.
Insert the SD card into the VMX-pi and continue with the instructions below.
Creating a ROS Workspace¶
Create a directory
mkdir -p ~/catkin_ws/src, preferrably in
mkdir -p ~/catkin_ws/src
cd catkin_wsand run
catkin initto initialize the workspace environment.
cd catkin_ws catkin init
This will create two additional
devel folders in the
Now clone the VMX-ROS repo into the
git clone https://github.com/studica/VMX-ROS.git
catkin buildonce again to build the newly cloned repository in the catkin workspace.
catkin build -cs