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can i access ros melodic packages in ros noetic

asked 2020-09-16 10:26:13 -0600

venkatesh gravatar image

I am a beginner Installed ros noetic on Ubantu 20.04LTS. I cant able to access the robot examples which are mostly available for melodic and kinetic. Someone please help me how to access these packages.

OS: ubantu 20.04LTS ROS: noetic

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answered 2020-09-17 00:21:22 -0600

melwin gravatar image

Two ways of doing this are

  1. Download the source code of the package you want and all of its unreleased dependencies into a ROS workspace and compile them. You may need to make some slight modifications to some packages but many will work without changes.

  2. You can enable the ROS Testing Repository ( There are several packages that are available in testing that are not yet released on noetic (such as MoveIt!). You can see the status of these packages at

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