ROS Noetic Ninjemys Released
Happy World Turtle Day!
How do I get ROS Noetic?
Follow the instructions for your platform on the install page on the ROS wiki.
What’s new in Noetic?
For starters, Noetic is the only ROS 1 release to officially support Python 3!
See the Noetic Migration Guide for breaking changes, and the changelogs on individual packages to see what new features they have.
What’s in Noetic?
369 packages are included in this initial release of Noetic, compared to 2709 currently in ROS Kinetic and 1939 currently in ROS Melodic.
navigation and ros_control have been released to Noetic, while MoveIt has not.
Also, 32-bit ARM (armhf) packages are available on Ubuntu Focal, and 64-bit ARM (aarch64) packages are available for Ubuntu Focal and Debian Buster up to
What if the packages I need aren’t available?
This is just the initial release!
Packages can be added to ROS Noetic until it reaches End-of-Life.
It’s a Long Term Support (LTS) release, meaning it will be supported until May 2025.
If a package is missing that you would like to see released, first check if it can be released, then contact the maintainers by opening an issue on the source repository. If that doesn’t work post in the ROS Discourse Noetic Release category.
Thank you to all of the maintainers and contributors who helped make this release possible.
We couldn’t do this without you.
Your friendly ROS Team