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Installing both Fuerte and Electric

asked 2013-09-12 00:40:47 -0500

schizzz8 gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:17:55 -0500

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Hi everybody, I'm getting crazy with ROS/Ubuntu versions, on my laptop I installed Ubuntu 11.10 because I had to work on a university project written for ROS Electric, now (for another exam) I should install a stack called dvo_slam that is hard to install on Electric (I guess it's designed with Fuerte in mind). So my first thought has been to install Ubuntu 12.04 as a virtual machine on top of 11.10 and run Fuerte in it (horrible! ain't it?), then I found this link:

http://ros.org/reps/rep-0003.html#fuerte-turtle-mar-2012

there it's stated that Fuerte can run also on 11.10 so my question is: can I install also Fuerte on my OS? Is it a mess??

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answered 2013-09-12 05:29:10 -0500

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Yes, you can. Why should it be a mess?

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answered 2013-09-12 06:01:04 -0500

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updated 2013-09-12 06:29:44 -0500

Ok! Thanks! I have just another question: if I want to install a package for Fuerte do I have to specify something somewhere?

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In comparison to electric: No, they are in the same repository.

dornhege gravatar imagedornhege ( 2013-09-13 05:57:03 -0500 )edit

Please do not create answers for discussion or comments. Instead, either edit and append to your original post or use the comment functionality.

dornhege gravatar imagedornhege ( 2013-09-13 05:57:22 -0500 )edit

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