[ros-users] ROS on Mac-Ubuntu

Matia Pizzoli pizzoli at dis.uniroma1.it
Tue Jul 26 06:47:43 UTC 2011

Hi Serge,
I'm going to try the procedure explained in 


on my MBP with snow leopard. I will report on the result of my experience, since I believe that it is good to have a reference site to collect experiences and help improve ROS on mac.
Thank you for your effort.

Matia Pizzoli
Sapienza Università di Roma

On Jul 6, 2011, at 4:26 AM, Serge Stinckwich wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 9:29 AM, brice rebsamen <brice.rebsamen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> HI
> Bonjour Brice,
>> I'm about to buy a laptop for the project (obviously we will be
>> running ROS everyday). There is a Mac culture here. But I have never
>> had a Mac before. If I get one, I will probably install Ubuntu on it
>> to run ROS, since it seems the Mac version of ROS is still not fully
>> running. I don't want to struggle with ROS installation. I am very
>> familiar with Linux but I have never installed it on a Mac, and I know
>> that one of my friends had trouble with that (I think the partitioning
>> phase was the problem).
> I have a MBP also. I agree with you that installing ROS on mac os x is
> somewhat difficult,
> but now we try to collect all information about the installation here:
> https://github.com/wjwwood/ros-osx/wiki
> The more we are, the easier it will be to use ROS on Mac OS X ;-)
> Best regards,
> -- 
> Serge Stinckwich
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