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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: http://wiki.ros.org/turtlebot/Tutoria... 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: https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/turtle...

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

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

Hi This link worked for me : https://automaticaddison.com/how-to-l... I could install turtlebot3 on Melodic with the help of above link and do some simple example.

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To avoid a link-only answer: could you please explain what exactly worked for you?

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2020-04-06 03:00:20 -0500 )edit
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answered 2020-04-06 09:18:33 -0500

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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 https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/turtle... 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

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