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ROBOTIS Manipulator ROS

PC Setup

Install Ubuntu on PC

Download and install Ubuntu 16.04 on your PC.

If you need more help with installing Ubuntu, check out the step-by-step guide from the link below.

Install ROS on PC

The following script will allow you to simplify the ROS installation procedure. Run the following command in a terminal window. The terminal application can be found with the Ubuntu search icon on the top left corner of the screen. The shortcut key to open a terminal is Ctrl+Alt+t. After installing ROS, please reboot PC.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get upgrade
$ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/robotis_tools/master/install_ros_kinetic.sh && chmod 755 ./install_ros_kinetic.sh && bash ./install_ros_kinetic.sh

NOTE: In order to check which packages are installed, please check this link out. install_ros_kinetic.sh

If you prefer manual installation, please following the link below.

Install ROS Package

Install dependent packages for ROBOTIS manipulator ROS program. Run the following command in a terminal window.

NOTE: The terminal application can be found with the Ubuntu search icon on the top left corner of the screen. Shortcut key for terminal is Ctrl+Alt+t.

$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-gazebo*
$ cd ~/catkin_ws/src/
$ git clone https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/DynamixelSDK.git
$ git clone https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/ROBOTIS-Framework.git
$ git clone https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/ROBOTIS-Framework-msgs.git
$ git clone https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/ROBOTIS-MANIPULATOR-H.git
$ git clone https://github.com/ROBOTIS-GIT/ROBOTIS-Math.git
$ cd ~/catkin_ws && catkin_make

If the catkin_make command has been completed without any errors, all the preparations for using Manipulator-H are done.