Installing OpenRTM

Install OpenRTM-aist 1.0.0-RELEASE on Ubuntu 10.04 using the batch setup script. If you have already completed the installation of OpenRTM, you can skip this section and proceed to the next section.

Download the batch setup script, for Ubuntu, from the OpenRTM-aist-1.0.0-RELEASE website ((

(Note: The file is listed as “” on the website, but the name actually changes to “” when downloaded.)

When not using a browser, the file can be downloaded via wget as follows: (from here on, the lines inside the text box starting with a “%” represent commands entered at the computer terminal; however, do not include the “%” at the beginning of your entries at the computer terminal.)

 % wget

The necessary packages are automatically installed when the following script is executed at the command line.

 % sudo sh

Prompts, such as those described below, appear many times during execution. Respond with a “y” to all such prompts and continue.

Example 1

 No repository entry for OpenRTM-aist is configured in your system.
 repository entry for OpenrRTM-aist:
    deb lucid main

Example 2
 After this operation, XXXMB of additional disk space will be used.
 Do you want to continue [Y/n]? 

Example 3
 WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
 Install these packages without verification [y/N]? 

When prompted for “”[Y/n],” pressing the Enter key would be considered a “y” and installation would proceed. However, when prompted for “[y/N],” unless the “y” key is explicitly pressed and followed by the Enter key, the entry would be considered an “n” and the installation would be aborted. If the installation is aborted accidentally, execute the package once again.