How to install Webots
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Webots

Webots

Cyberbotics

Webots is a free and open-source 3D robot simulator

Webots is a free and open-source 3D robot simulator. It allows you to create 3D simulation models of robots interacting with their environment through sensors and actuators. Libraries of robots, sensors, actuators and objects are provided, but you can create your own. Collision detections, rigid body dynamics and fluid dynamics rely on a modified version of the ODE physics engine. The robot controller programs can be written outside of Webots in C, C++, Python, ROS, Java or MATLAB using a simple API. Webots features a 3D web interface allowing you to publish simulations online.

Details for Webots

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
14 October 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install Webots

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Webots

To install Webots, simply use the following command:

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