[ros-users] Lucid Lynx recommended installation

Osiloke Emoekpere osiloke_e at skuuled.com
Tue May 18 00:27:55 UTC 2010

I never tried running the precompiled binaries on the lucid lynx. I compiled
ROS from source and it has been running fine. All i did was run rosinstall

On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 9:22 AM, Miguel Prada Sarasola <
miguel.register at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
> I just installed Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 64-bit on my laptop and would like to
> install ROS on it. I've found that there's no pre-compiled binary for Lucid
> yet, and I wonder what would you recommend me to do in this case. I don't
> want to spend more time than necessary keeping everything in place and up to
> date, so installing binaries seemed the best solution for me. Maybe
> installing from source and removing that installation and moving to binaries
> as soon as they're available for Lucid would be the cleanest? Does
> installing from source have any advantage, specially on a 64-bit Ubuntu?
> Also, I've been unable to find instructions on how to update a working ROS
> installation which was compiled from source. Can anyone point me in the
> right direction? Just running 'rosinstall' again would do the trick?
> And one last thing. I think there's something wrong on the installation
> instructions wiki page for Ubuntu with pre-compiled binaries. Shouldn't the
> sections 1.5 and 1.6 _not_ be there?
> Best regards,
> Miguel.
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