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Lizi robot installationDescription: This tutorial covers the required steps for installing the Lizi robot software on a new computer.
Keywords: lizi robot installation
Tutorial Level: ADVANCED
Install Ubuntu 12.04.01 LTS (32bit)
Install Ubuntu 12.04.01 LTS (32bit) from bootable USB drive (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop). The default lizi robot user name and password are: Username: lizi Password: a When done, do not update graphic card drivers.
Install ROS Hydro
Install ROS Hydro (Desktop-Full Install), see: http://wiki.ros.org/hydro/Installation/Ubuntu
Configure the ROS environment
Configure the ROS environment, see: http://wiki.ros.org/ROS/Tutorials/InstallingandConfiguringROSEnvironment
Do not forget: in ~/.bashrc replace: "source /opt/ros/hydro/setup.bash" with: "source ~/catkin_ws/devel/setup.bash" (without "")
Install the lizi_robot metapackage
Follow these steps (change 'catkin_ws' to your ROS workspace name):
$ cd ~/catkin_ws/src $ git clone https://github.com/robotican/lizi_robot.git $ cd .. $ catkin_make $ roscd lizi/config/ $ sudo ./setup.sh
The last command will also install rosserial and offer to install openni2, usb-cam and openssh packages.