You should be using the robot operating system (ROS) Groovy on Precise. Groovy Galapagos or "Groovy" for short, is the latest release of the open-source ROS (following the Box Turtle, C Turtle, Diamondback, Electric Emmys, and Fuerte releases) and will be the standard basis for robotic software for the foreseeable future. Precise is the current long-term supported version of Ubuntu Linux, which means that it will be stable and supported for the next couple of years. If you are an ROS user and have not yet made the leap to Groovy, now is a good time. If you are not an ROS user, getting started with ROS is easier than ever with Groovy (Figure 1).