Installation on Vine Linux

RPM packages for installing the Python edition of OpenRTM-aist on Vine Linux are available. The supported Vine Linux versions are listed on the download page. The Vine Linux versions may change without notice.

There are two methods available for installing:

  • Use the installer script provided by
  • Use the apt-get or synaptic package manager.

Vine Linux installer script

Download the install script provided on the download page of and execute it with root permissions. This script will install the necessary dependencies using apt-get.

Installing all the packages needed for development with OpenRTM-aist takes some work. For new users, using the install script is recommended. However, this will install all packages used by OpenRTM-aist, even though you may not need them. Expert users should consider installing manually using apt-get or synaptic.

Follow these steps to use the install script.

 > wget [ download URL]
 > su
 # sh
 // Answer "y" or "Y" to the questions to proceed.

Using apt-get

Edit sources.list provides a package repository for use with apt-get. This is not included in the default package repository, so it must be added to the apt-get settings by hand. Add the following line to the file /etc/apt/sources.list (root permissions will be required):

 rpm x.x/$(ARCH) main

Replace x.x with your Vine Linux version. For example, use 5.0 for Vine 5.0:

 rpm 5.0/$(ARCH) main

Next, run these commands to install OpenRTM-aist.

 > su
 # apt-get update
 # apt-get install python
 # apt-get install omniORB-servers omniORBpy omniORBpy-devel omniORBpy-standarda
 # apt-get install OpenRTM-aist-Python OpenRTM-aist-Python-example

Answer y or Y to the questions to proceed. You can replace the apt-get command with the synaptic command.

Confirm installation

Check the install was successful using the following command.

 # rpm -qa | grep OpenRTM-aist-Python

Package details

The packages contain the following files.


OpenRTM-aist-Python includes the Python modules and several commands.

  • Commands
  • Sample settings files
  • OpenRTM-aist Python modules
  • OpenRTM-aist utility modules


OpenRTM-aist-Python-example contains sample components.

  • Samples

When installation is finished, proceed to operation check.