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How to build turtlebot_simulator source files downloaded from Github?

asked 2013-07-01 19:17:51 -0500

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The source files for turlebot_simulator are downloaded from github using link present on ros/wiki

Please tell me how to build these source file ..... I am a bit new so please tell in detail. Thanking you in advance.

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answered 2013-07-02 04:11:06 -0500

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There is a tutorial part where they explain you how to install Turtlebot Simulator : ros.org/wiki/turtlebot_simulator/Tutorials/Installing%20TurtleBot%20Simulator

You have to replace 'electric' by the name of your ROS version.

Note that as far as I know, turtlebot simulator is not stable (not working ?) on groovy and so there is no debs available for this version. So I wouldn't recommend you to try to install it from source.

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Hi Lucile, I am almost new to all this. Please tell me how to simulate it from source.

lifelonglearner gravatar image lifelonglearner  ( 2013-07-02 17:38:38 -0500 )edit

If you want to use the simulator, you should better use a previous ROS version. Like fuerte and to follow the instructions which are on this link : http://ros.org/wiki/turtlebot_simulator/Tutorials/Installing%20TurtleBot%20Simulator

Lucile gravatar image Lucile  ( 2013-07-03 04:47:27 -0500 )edit

yeah, I understand that is the only option at this stage.

lifelonglearner gravatar image lifelonglearner  ( 2013-07-03 05:03:51 -0500 )edit

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