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Installing fuerte and indigo together?

asked 2014-10-30 22:08:20 -0500

mango gravatar image

I have Indigo installed, but I can not seem to get rosjava/android_core working, and the documentation for rosjava on indigo is minimal. I was thinking of moving to fuerte. I have two options, either to uninstall indigo and install fuerte, or install them side by side. I don't know which is the better/easier option

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It could be possible to compile the packages from source on Indigo. Did you try that?

McMurdo gravatar image McMurdo  ( 2015-01-07 10:28:55 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-10-31 12:35:27 -0500

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It's not possible to have them side-by-side because fuerte only supports Ubuntu versions up to 12.04 while the "oldest" Ubuntu version indigo supports is 13.10

See:

http://wiki.ros.org/indigo/Installati...
http://wiki.ros.org/fuerte/Installati...

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answered 2015-01-07 06:01:46 -0500

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If you've got a powerful machine, you can install one version to your system and the other into a virtual machine with another Ubuntu version. If you set up networking correctly, these two can communicate together (as long as the messages used have not changed).

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