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Install Rocon App Manager

Description: Installing the rocon_app_platform environment.

Keywords: rocon app manager app_manager concert installation

Tutorial Level: BEGINNER

Next Tutorial: Configure Rapp Manager for Robot


This tutorial guides you through the installation of the ROCON packages required for the app manager to run.

Installatin Types

Debs Installation

These instructions are intended for users with a netbook pre-installed with Ubuntu Trusty.

Ubuntu Repo Setup

Follow the generic Ubuntu instructions for a ros-indigo-desktop-full installation.

Rocon App Platform Install

In addition, you need to install the rocon related debs for Rocon App platform:

> sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-rocon-app-platform ros-indigo-rocon-multimaster ros-indigo-rocon-msgs ros-indigo-rocon-qt-gui ros-indigo-rocon-tools ros-indigo-std-capabilities ros-indigo-rqt-capabilities

Source Installation

This is for people who'd like to hack on the turtlebot sources and contribute. For more information, please mail to <rocon AT rnd DOT yujinrobot DOT com>.

These use the indigo branches on GitHub.


> sudo apt-get install python-rosdep python-wstool ros-indigo-ros
> sudo rosdep init
> rosdep update


> sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-catkin
> mkdir ~/rocon
> cd ~/rocon
> wstool init -j10 src https://raw.githubusercontent.com/robotics-in-concert/rocon/release/indigo/rocon_app_platform.rosinstall
> rosdep install --from-paths src /opt/ros/indigo --ignore-src --rosdistro indigo -y
> . /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash
> catkin_make


For instructions on the installation of a ROCON concert/multimaster system, see ROCON installation instructions.

What's Next

Wiki: rocon_app_manager/Tutorials/indigo/Install Rocon App Manager (last edited 2017-08-06 15:19:43 by DanielStonier)