Software Setup Guide

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$ sudo apt-get update

General dependencies:

$ sudo apt-get install git build-essential g++ libjpeg-dev


Bluetooth & ps3_demo dependencies:

$ sudo apt-get install bluez-utils bluez-compat bluez-hcidump libusb-dev libbluetooth-dev joystick

Setup PS3 Joystick

JStest gtk and joystick

These are two tools included in the Ubuntu repositories. The first of the two, jstest-gtk, is a graphical tool, and joystick is a set of commandline utilities.
You can install them using:

[code] sudo apt-get install jstest-gtk [/code] or [code] sudo apt-get install joystick [/code] Jstest-gtk is a front end to joystick's commandline tools.


Install ROS

Install HR-OS5 ROS package from Interbotix.:


git clone ./src/hros5_misc/hros5_framework
cd src/hros5_misc/hros5_framework/Linux/build/

ROS packages:

sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-joy
sudo apt-get install python-rosinstall
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-robot-localization
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-rtabmap-ros
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-rtabmap
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-joint-trajectory-controller
sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-effort-controllers ros-indigo-joint-state-controller ros-indigo-joint-state-publisher ros-indigo-controller-manager ros-indigo-imu-sensor-controller ros-indigo-position-controllers 

Grant local user real-time access to the Arbotix Pro:

echo "ulimit -r 31" >> ~/.bashrc
sudo su
echo "<username> soft rtprio 31" >> /etc/security/limits.conf
echo "<username> hard rtprio 31" >> /etc/security/limits.conf
sudo usermod -a -G dialout <username>

$ sudo apt-get install

$ sudo apt-get install