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Recommended ROS Version for Kuka Youbot

asked 2014-02-13 01:30:59 -0500

Jabro gravatar image

updated 2014-02-24 20:21:15 -0500

Hello,

which Version of ROS would you recommend for the KUKA Youbot.

The manufacturer ships it with ROS Fuerte, which seems to be quite old. I have seen that there are packages for ROS Groovy and also for ROS Hydro. Is it save and recommended to update?

I am currently testing ROS Hydro on a youbot running Ubuntu 12.04 and will report my findings.

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answered 2014-02-25 02:40:29 -0500

ROS Hydro ...................................................

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could you elaborate this a bit more? Are there many people already using ROS Hydro? Have you made the best experiences using ROS Hydro?

Jabro gravatar image Jabro  ( 2014-02-25 03:38:53 -0500 )edit

There was a release and all the repos are moving to hydro-devel. You can also find the driver wrapper in hydro : http://www.youbot-store.com/youbot-developers/software/ros/ros-hydro-wrapper-for-kuka-youbot-api

praman2s gravatar image praman2s  ( 2014-02-25 03:57:12 -0500 )edit

There are Hydro packages. Wiki pages of the most of packages weren't created (now I have done), which can be why it was a bit hard to find ROS packages.

130s gravatar image 130s  ( 2015-04-16 14:18:24 -0500 )edit

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