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Learning ROS for Robotics Programming by Enrique Fernández, Aaron Martinez

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Installing ROS Fuerte – using repositories

In this section, we are going to install ROS Fuerte on our computer. You can have different versions installed on the same computer without problems; you only need to select the version that you want to use in the .bashrc file. You will see how to do this in this section.

If you want to see the official page where this process is explained, you can visit the following URL: http://wiki.ros.org/fuerte/Installation.

You can install ROS using two methods: using repositories and using source code. Normal users will only need to make an installation using repositories to get a functional installation of ROS. You can install ROS using the source code but this process is for advanced users and we don't recommend ...

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