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ros on rapsberry pi

asked 2013-01-15 05:21:48 -0600

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updated 2014-01-28 17:14:51 -0600

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hai.. im new to ros..im searching for a os for my project. can we use ros in rapsberry pi?? i want to make a robotic vehicle that can controlled by touch screen is it possible with ros??

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so i need a pc to run my robot..what if i use some intel mother board with intel atom or pentium, linux runing on it to control the robot is it possible?? suggest me some controller ?? instead of running in linux platform can i go fo rtlinux or win ce ?? will it work real time in those platform /

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answered 2013-01-17 15:52:46 -0600

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If you want to install the latest release (groovy) follow the instructions here. There is also an image for the raspi, so you can get started right away

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answered 2013-01-15 06:14:19 -0600

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updated 2013-01-15 08:32:13 -0600

There's actually a guide on the wiki to setting up ROS on raspbian here.

EDIT: the guide is technically for fuerte on debian squeeze, but there's a raspbian part on there, too. Also, at the time of this writing, you'll also need to use the workaround mentioned here if you're going to use fuerte since rosdep isn't backwards compatible.

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answered 2013-01-15 05:37:03 -0600

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ROS has been used by others on a rasberry pi. You still need an operating system to run ROS on it, e.g. Linux. There are ROS libraries for android handheld devices, which you can use to steer a robot using a touch screen. Follow the discussions on ros-users as well:

http://ros-users.122217.n3.nabble.com/Use-cases-for-ROS-on-ARM-based-computers-td4019300.html

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