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Installing the TurtleBot SimulatorDescription: This tutorial will step you through installing the TurtleBot simulator on your Ubuntu desktop.
Tutorial Level: BEGINNER
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The TurtleBot simulator currently depends on the electric version of gazebo. These installation instructions will guide you through setting up the TurtleBot SDK on Ubuntu Lucid or Maverick.
Install the software
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ros-electric-turtlebot-simulator-desktop
or click here
It's convenient if the ROS environment variables are automatically added to your bash session every time a new shell is launched:
echo "source /opt/ros/electric/setup.bash" >> ~/.bashrc . ~/.bashrc
If you have more than one ROS distribution installed, ~/.bashrc must only source the setup.bash for the version you are currently using.
If you just want to change the environment of your current shell, you can type:
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