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asked 2011-06-23 06:53:48 -0600

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updated 2014-01-28 17:09:55 -0600

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Does anybody have complied ROS installer for windows. If the cross compiling for windows is standard, can anybody share your already cross compiled ROS? Thank you!

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answered 2011-06-23 20:53:28 -0600

updated 2017-08-07 07:56:14 -0600

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It is possible to install and use ROS Lunar on Windows 10 thanks to WSL:

This is the best way to use ROS on Windows right now, though it is not perfect.

The Windows installation page links to useful information regarding ROS on Windows. Please be aware that ROS on Windows is still very experimental. If you want the full "ROS experience", you should consider installing Linux.

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I believe it's important to recognise that ROSonWSL is not the same as having a native Win32/64 ROS. WSL does not have the same level of access to Windows resources, so 'driver' components wanting to access hw (usb, gpus for gpgpu fi) will not work (easily).

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2017-08-07 10:08:34 -0600 )edit

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