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asked 2013-01-15 06:17:50 -0600

Sjosund gravatar image

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

ngrennan gravatar image

How much harddrive memory does it take to install ROS? I'm planning to install it on a Rapsberry Pi and need to know how big SD-card I need to buy.

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answered 2013-01-15 06:29:16 -0600

dornhege gravatar image

It depends on how many packages you install.

My install uses desktop-full + some extra packages. fuerte, 64-bit and I have 2.9G.

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answered 2013-01-15 08:07:56 -0600

Bill Smart gravatar image

updated 2013-01-15 08:08:28 -0600

From my computer, which is a very fat install:

flatlander% du -hs /opt/ros/fuerte
6.8G    /opt/ros/fuerte

Of course, that's an Ubuntu install on a 64-bit computer, but it might give you an upper bound.

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