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ROS 2 Rolling Ridley (codename ‘rolling’; June 2020)

Rolling Ridley is a rolling development release of ROS 2.


Rolling Ridley is continuously updated and is subject to in-place updates which will at times include breaking changes. It is used for ROS 2 development and by maintainers who want their packages released and ready for the next stable distribution. We recommend that most users of ROS 2 use the latest stable distribution.

For more information see REP-2002

Currently Supported Platforms

Rolling Ridley is currently supported on the following platforms:

Tier 1 platforms:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal): amd64 and arm64

  • Mac macOS 10.14 (Mojave)

  • Windows 10 (Visual Studio 2019)

Tier 3 platforms:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal): arm32

  • Debian Buster (10): amd64, arm64 and arm32

  • OpenEmbedded Thud (2.6) / webOS OSE: arm32 and x86


Install Rolling Ridley

New features and changes in this release

Rolling Ridley is an ongoing development distribution. Changes between the current stable release and the upcoming one can be found on the page for the upcoming release.