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Installing ROS on Nexus 4

asked 2014-07-03 02:09:51 -0500

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updated 2014-07-03 04:20:49 -0500

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I recently changes the os on my nexus 4 to Ubuntu touch and i tried installing ROS the traditional way onto the device. But everytime i try to install i keep getting errors saying that the package was not found or cannot be installed. I havent found much documentation on this topic. How would i be able to install ROS on the device ?. I need to install it on my robot to control the bot and carry out all the processing.

Please help

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Have you been successful already? I am curious about the performance of ROS on Ubuntu Touch devices.

TillScout gravatar image TillScout  ( 2014-07-12 14:46:51 -0500 )edit

Anybody figured out a way to do this yet? I got a project coming up and we need to use a portable device capable of running ROS.

Any and all suggestions are welcomed. Thanks

pendragon gravatar image pendragon  ( 2019-03-26 15:45:05 -0500 )edit

Hi any one who has succeeded to run ROS on Ubuntu touch or on any of the newest version OTA22/23 UBports on any mobile devices ?

Thanks for any hints

dpills gravatar image dpills  ( 2022-08-14 12:18:27 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-07-03 02:30:13 -0500

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I am not sure but I think that packages for Ubuntu touch are different from the packages for desktop computers having the standard Ubuntu. From this page it looks like ros precompiled packages are indeed only available for Desktop Ubuntu

If this is the case you should install ROS by your own by compiling from the source code. Here is how to do it

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can i install groovy instead of hydro using the source code ?

raghu.s1211 gravatar image raghu.s1211  ( 2014-07-03 04:34:52 -0500 )edit
Mehdi. gravatar image Mehdi.  ( 2014-07-03 04:39:22 -0500 )edit

Thank you very much. Ill try it and follow up.

raghu.s1211 gravatar image raghu.s1211  ( 2014-07-07 13:25:22 -0500 )edit

any news from ros on ubuntu touch?

stefan gravatar image stefan  ( 2014-08-19 07:37:43 -0500 )edit

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