The following page lists terminal commands (i.e. commands that can be run in bash/the shell) to control ROS.

Terminal Commands

Creates a new ROS master, parameter server, and a rosout logging node.

Runs a ROS application.

rosrun <package> <executable> 

Prints information about a node.

Prints a list of the active topics.

Prints a topic’s messages.

Publishes a message to a topic.