- The ROBOTIS manipulator ROS program is based on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 OS and ROS Kenetic Kame.
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.
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
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 dependent packages for ROBOTIS manipulator ROS program. Run the following command in a terminal window.
$ 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.