[ros-dev] VMWare (player) image of ROS
twotailedfox at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 20:12:58 CET 2005
I have the last RC of 5.5, so I can upload them if need be. Someone
was running an FTP archive a while back, IIRC, with VMWare Images.
On 12/28/05, Oliver Schneider <Borbarad at gmxpro.net> wrote:
> A while ago, when it was mentioned that ROS 2.9 is soon to be released I
> proposed to put out a VMWare image of it - never got a reply though, or
> missed it. It has been mentioned multiple times that VMWare is used by some
> ROS-devs, so this shouldn't be a problem in the first place.
> Since the authors of VMWare have released a so-called VMWare-Player (see
> http://www.vmware.com/products/player/ ), it is easy for anyone to get both
> (given that they don't have VMWare, yet). VMWare is certainly faster than
> QEMU or Bochs for several reasons and thus would be a better "experience"
> for potential ROS testers and users.
> And please don't tell me that is a kind of endorsement of VMWare, since the
> link on the website already is. There is at least one (much cheaper)
> alternative to VPC and VMWAre, called Parallels which is not mentioned on
> the website at all ( http://www.parallels.com/en/products/workstation/ ).
> I just wanted to remind all of you of this idea for (re)consideration.
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