ROS (Robotic Operating System) is an open source middleware for robotics.

To install ROS and get started, follow the instructions here :

To go directly to the installation of ROS Indigo on Ubuntu Saucy or Trusty :


So far we have been running successfully various versions of Ubuntu and ROS on those system :

Various Dell Laptops (Latitude and Precision) : Ubuntu Desktop x64 14.04 with ROS Indigo

BeagleBoneBlack : Ubuntu (with terminal interface) with ROS Groovy

Nexus 7 (2012) : Ubuntu 13.04 ARM with ROS Hydro

Surface Pro 2 : Ubuntu Desktop x64 14.04 with ROS Indigo

MintBox2 : Linux Mint 17 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) with ROS Indigo


You will find our ROS repositories on GitHub here :