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turtlebot installation on ROS melodic

asked 2018-06-07 16:44:27 -0500

Kevinlin980 gravatar image

Hi, I have Ubuntu 18.04 and ROS melodic installed. I am trying to install turtle bot 3 software to ROS, but i only find the instruction for ROS indigo here: is there a version of turtle bot software that works with melodic, or where can i go to download ROS indigo? i try downloading previous ROS on Ubuntu 18.04 and it doesn't seems to work.

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Also looking for the "correct" answer for this question. But I did setup turtlbot3 for navigation task using this repo:

Although the repo assumes kinetic, one could paste one package at a time into the workspace and see if it fits with Melodic.

alex_f224 gravatar image alex_f224  ( 2018-07-12 00:30:28 -0500 )edit

I included these packages: turtlebot3_faketurtlebot3_gazeboturtlebot3_simulationsturtlebot3_navigation. I could not get gmapping to work but I could use an older laptop to map anyway.

alex_f224 gravatar image alex_f224  ( 2018-07-12 00:31:53 -0500 )edit

I'm having the same problems with the same versions, and I'm not able to apt-get install any of those turtlebot3 packages. Browsing around the internet, it sounds like the turtlebot team is not supporting specific versions of ROS anymore, but I don't know how that affects installation.

teddybouch gravatar image teddybouch  ( 2018-07-25 14:38:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-04-06 09:18:33 -0500

electrophod gravatar image

updated 2020-04-06 09:21:43 -0500

Will your requirements satisfy by turtlebot3? Turtlebot3 is a new version of turtlebot.

If you want to install turtlebot3 ros package on your system, there are two ways:

1) Install as a binary package.

If you want to install it as a binary package, open your terminal and run the following command

sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-turtlebot3-*

2) The second method is to install the package from source. For that you need to clone the following Github package into the 'src' folder of you catkin workspace and build the workspace using catkin build or catkin_make

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sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-turtlebot3 worked for me

anjishnu gravatar image anjishnu  ( 2020-10-23 08:03:48 -0500 )edit

sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-turtlebot3-* has also worked for me! Thank you!

evilmind5 gravatar image evilmind5  ( 2021-03-26 04:22:24 -0500 )edit

answered 2020-04-05 17:40:35 -0500

abtin gravatar image

updated 2020-04-06 07:34:15 -0500

Hi This link worked for me : I could install turtlebot3 on Melodic with the help of above link and do some simple example.

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