Install humble/beta of ros2-cli

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install ros2-cli --beta

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ros2-cli is only available on the unstable beta channel. It could break and change often.

Channel Version Published

ROS 2 command line interface tools

Snap for ROS 2 command line interface tools [1] included with a standard install of any ROS 2 distro.

Note: This is a beta release, if you encounter any bugs or limitations, please do report it [2].

The Snap does not support roslaunch, rospkg, rosrun and custom ROS messages as these require access to the host filesystem.

The ros2-cheat-sheet [3] provides examples for commands and their verbs.

Installation Instructions:

  • Install ros2cli from a terminal,

snap install ros2-cli --channel=humble/edge

  • Test your installation,

ros2-cli.ros2 --help




Details for ros2-cli

  • Apache-2.0

Last updated
  • 20 February 2023 - humble/beta
  • 20 February 2023 - foxy/beta

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