Categoría: ROS2

Simulate the TurtleBot3

Interested in getting started in robotics? There’s no need to purchase expensive hardware before you try some things out: simulate a TurtleBot3 instead! The simulator is complete with LIDAR, a camera, a gyro and many other sensors and actuators. You can also see this installation in action at the Ubuntu Robotics YouTube channel. Software used […]

ROS Security Benchmark open for public comment

We’re pleased to announce that the Center for Internet Security (CIS) has publicly released the ROS Security Benchmark for community discussion. When published, this benchmark will document community best-practice configuration settings to properly secure ROS Melodic running on Ubuntu Bionic. Hopefully this is just the beginning of an ongoing effort to define different security profiles […]

Robotics Recap: Learning, Programming & Snapping ROS 2

Robotics@Canonical puts a strong focus on the migration from ROS to ROS 2. ROS 2 benefits from many improvements, especially robot security. Our goal is to make it easy for you to transition to ROS 2, whether you’re completely new to ROS or a seasoned engineer retooling for a new environment. Your new platform should […]

ROS Development with LXD

Linux containers allow for easy isolation of developer environments. If you’re often working with a bunch of different ROS versions, it’s a lot easier to do your work entirely in containers. Getting Started You’ll first need to install LXD using snap. Note Throughout this guide I will be using the hostname to distinguish which machine […]