Source Installation Instructions for unsupported versions of MoveIt!

STEP 0: Install ROS

Follow all the instructions to install the base version of ROS: Install ROS-Base. Please make sure you have followed all the ROS installation steps, including calls to rosdep.

STEP 1: Get the wstool package

sudo apt-get install python-wstool

Now follow the steps for your particular ROS version.

STEP 2 & 3: ROS Hydro

STEP 2: Download the source code

source /opt/ros/hydro/setup.bash
mkdir moveit
cd moveit
mkdir src
cd src/
wstool init .
wstool merge https://raw.github.com/ros-planning/moveit_docs/hydro-devel/moveit.rosinstall
wstool update
cd ..

STEP 3: Make sure MoveIt! dependencies are installed

rosdep install --from-paths src --ignore-src --rosdistro hydro -y

STEP 4: Build MoveIt!

Assuming you are in the moveit folder created above,

catkin_make

STEP 5: Setup your environment

You will have to do this every time you work with this particular source install of the code. Assuming you are in the moveit folder created above,

  source devel/setup.bash
  # or .zsh, depending on your shell

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