ROS Fuerte Release Candidate 1

ROS Fuerte Release Candidate 1 is now available.

Thanks to all who have filed bug reports and provided patches to fix issues during the ROS Fuerte Beta process. Barring any last-minute issues, this release candidate will be the official ROS Fuerte release, so we encourage all users to try this release out.


Ubuntu users: If you have a previous install of ROS Fuerte Beta, please use "sudo apt-get update; sudo-apt-get upgrade" to make sure that all packages are properly updated.

Non-Ubuntu users: Installation instructions for the experimental platforms like OS X and Arch are still in progress, so we encourage users of those platforms to help test and contribute.

Featured Product

maxon motor’s - Compact power for your motion control application.

maxon motor's - Compact power for your motion control application.

maxon launches the next generation of positioning controllers - the EPOS4. A high performance module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. Suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed and brushless DC motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders.