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STDR Simulator setupDescription: Describes how to download and build STDR Simulator
Tutorial Level: BEGINNER
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There are two options for installing the STDR Simulator. If you are running Ubuntu Linux or Linux Mint, you can install the pre-built apt packages. This is the easier method.
Alternately, you can build STDR simulator from source code downloaded from GitHub.
Get STDR Simulator from apt packages
sudo apt-get install ros-$ROS_DISTRO-stdr-simulator
Get STDR Simulator from Github
stdr_simulator is a catkin package, so you will need a catkin workspace in order to build the package from source. If you don't already have a catkin workspace, you will find details in this ros tutorial.
Clone the repository, install necessary dependencies and build the simulator:
cd <your_catkin_ws>/src git clone https://github.com/stdr-simulator-ros-pkg/stdr_simulator.git cd .. rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro $ROS_DISTRO catkin_make
NOTE: on Ubuntu 13.04 (raring), where Qt5 is installed by default, you need to specify the path to qmake-qt4 when you invoke catkin_make: