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<From another thread> Some of the boards I am playing around with include the Raspberry Pi, Beagle Bone Black, Odroid U2 (and today U3) and an Intel NUC (too expensive for hobbyist). I'd like...

2014-01-16 23:00 by kurte
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Hello, I am setting up a dedicated laptop for robotics. I have win98 installed on 500M partition and 10.04 LTS on a 5G partition. So far I have SEQ setup on the win98 going to get lynxterm on once 1...

2013-12-10 20:11 by AZScr4mbl3r
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what does gtk mean in linux?...

2013-08-24 11:30 by sgerbino
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Dale, Yes, get Patrick's book. I'm using 10.04 rather then the latest and greatest because that's what the turtlebots are set up with. I've got a turtlebot to use for a while, to help learn ROS (...

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2013-07-24 02:30 by linuxguy
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As I have mentioned in a few places, one of my diversion projects is to play with a Raspberry Pi. I purchased one late last year and have been playing around with it off and on. My Unix skills are ...

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2013-07-23 22:38 by linuxguy
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1. There are some automation systems for product lines in factories. I know that some of these automation systems was program with Linux and VxWorks and these two software help to program the also the...

2013-03-30 16:36 by KM6VV
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I know it can sound pretty basic but i'm new to linux (couple of months or so) and i have and android tablet in which i suceed to install a light Debian distro. Since it's really light, i doesn't com...

2013-03-02 02:44 by linuxguy
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Hi to all, I own a site +forum (non-comercial) which is about snowsports and weather. In cooperation with friends we like to put webcameras in mountains (some of them are full autonomus). Some days a...

2012-10-12 12:19 by KM6VV
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Happy to report that I successfully developed a cross-platform application to control the LynxMotion robot arm (tested on AL5D model), using C++ and Qt. Here are screenshots from Linux (Ubuntu 12.04)...

2012-06-07 22:18 by KM6VV
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Hi everybody! I am trying to communicate with the SSC-32 under Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) and C++. I am having a hard time with it, and I would deeply appreciate if anyone could give me any hint. The thi...

2011-12-01 23:04 by cosmoperis
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Hi all! I built the following circuit: http://jackob.blintdesign.hu/pictures/test/speakcircuit.gif" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Looks like this: http://jackob.blintdesign.hu/picture...

2011-08-31 14:25 by KM6VV
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The Beagle Board is a low-cost, fan-less single-board computer based on Texas Instruments' OMAP35x device family, with all of the expandability of today's desktop machines, but without the bulk, ...

2011-08-10 02:07 by snarez
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Hello all, I plan to be using linux on my netbook as the major brain of my robot, what I dont know is if the ssc-32 would be fine for connecting the servos together or if I should use something else. ...

2010-09-02 09:19 by Fallentine
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So I found a copy of Robot magazine at the PX here in Iraq :D And that led me to LM. Now I'm so excited about robots that I can't sleep. I haven't used Windows in years, because it keeps breaking...

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2010-08-10 11:10 by JimTechMan
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For some reason I can not get ubuntu to recognize my micro and servo controllers, I would like to use them under wine or windows virtualization but right now I cant even get it to come up. Is there an...

2010-07-23 16:01 by linuxguy
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Here are some general tips for new Linux users, and things often overlooked by more seasoned users (including myself). 1) If you can not access a particular resource, such as serial ports, don't ge...

2010-07-23 06:09 by jacklinjones
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What is this Linux you speak of??? to the wikipedeia ddadadadada (william tell overture)...

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2010-05-31 16:47 by linuxguy
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Hi folks, is there a Way to update the SSC32 firmware under Linux? Greetings Daniel...

2010-05-23 22:22 by Chaosmann
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I was trying to send commands to the ssc-32 using a usb to serial cable since my laptop (like most new computers) doesn't have any serial ports and I'm not sure of the best way to setup communications...

2010-04-30 07:57 by desideriascott
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I just found this, which looks interesting. This is a fairly small (4" x 4") Linux based controller . This should be small enough for most robots. The price is a bit high for what I want to spend, b...

2010-04-30 07:54 by desideriascott
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Not sure if this is the appropriate thread, though I am using a USB to serial port adapter... I'm trying to send my arm commands within Ubuntu. I've tried using minicom, LibSerial and just-plain writ...

2010-03-05 18:26 by jedavis
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has anyone successfully used the "Parallax Servo Controller - USB" with linux? Thanks...

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2009-11-30 17:38 by rough_wood
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I've been looking for a way to control the ssc32 from linux and it seems shell script cat'ed into /dev/ttyS0 does the job nicely I've spent the last few days putting some software together in order...

2009-09-30 18:57 by Bob_UK
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maybe a stretch on this forum but I know some of the regulars have linux experience as well as having worked with other embedded-micro modules so here goes... brainstorming a project someone asked...

2009-08-09 14:31 by wuselfuzz
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I have a question about linux, i have just recently downloaded linux for my 9-Year old computer. so,i put linux on a burnable CD (Not a DVD) and then inserted the boot disk into the disk dri...

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2009-05-07 20:42 by linuxguy
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Any one running linux on a mini/pico itx? If yes which one and which distribution of linux. I'm planning to use linux along with opencv. Thanks....

2009-03-24 14:59 by codyBane
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Take a look at the Hammer if you are interested in a complete embedded Linux solution for robotics. The complete Hammer Kit is about 1/3 the cost of the Stargate development system sold by Acronam...

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2009-03-07 12:13 by spinnaker
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Is possible use ssc-32 on ubuntu notebook?...

2008-10-26 07:23 by linuxguy
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I'm running wine-0.9.25 on Debian etch. no config changes, just the requisite link for the serial port created: cd .wine/dosdevices/ ln -s /dev/ttyS0 COM1 They both install ok. Powerpod star...

2008-04-01 12:54 by Mauricio
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Hi guys: if you are fans of linux and want to program in C# to controll your robot connected to the fantastic SSC32 servo controller, check out the new monoBOTICS and Icarus projects in: <can...

2008-04-01 12:03 by Mauricio
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The Virtual Server we are testing seems to have a Virtual Ethernet Adapter, such as vnet0 or veeth0. We can assign a single physical NIC to a VPC to run in Promiscuous Mode install. Howe...

2008-02-04 22:06 by blusky1
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How do I turn it off? I've already done some research, But I can't figure it out. I've done it before, But I forget how I did it, And I need to know how because I'm trying to install some NVIDIA Drive...

2007-12-19 12:13 by wowy7
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hi at all... is somebody working with C++ to talk with the SSC Controller??? If yes ... please help me to get started with this stuff ;-) ------------------------------------------------------...

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2007-12-18 09:24 by Robot-Explorer_Germany
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how can i install logitec quickcam messenger on arm procesor that comes on omniflash....i have to cross compile it with gccarm...so that it becomes compatible for arm processor....please help me.....o...

2007-09-22 08:27 by lewis
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What the best linux version for robotics,,, can linux even work for this,,,im tiered of windows crashing and losing my programs....!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

2007-08-27 19:01 by wellingj
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What software are you guys using for your schematics and solid modeling? BRLCAD? Eagle? Others?...

2007-08-19 11:37 by MattPower
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I have just recently downloaded and installed VPC 2007 but is it possible to run linux on it?...

2007-08-02 16:19 by wowy7
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I downloaded the Tekkotsu sources from CVS and am attempting to build the software under Debian (Etch) Linux. What is the OPEN_R_SDK, and do I need it since I won't be doing anything with AIBO at a...

2007-07-31 11:10 by lewis
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Since i Switched to Linux i just wanted to know , Is there a Basic Micro IDE for Linux?...

2007-07-09 23:05 by linuxguy
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Here is a development board sold by Atmel for their AVR7000 series MCUs. It runs Linux and is available for $69.95 from several sources, including AVNET. The ATNGW100 Network Gateway Kit could m...

2007-07-02 19:22 by linuxguy
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Hey, I know there are a lot of Linux users here, so... Can anyone help me? Please, assume I know nothing about this stuff. =D I've read that the new version of Juk (KDE 3.5) sends out a dcop signal...

2007-05-29 15:43 by Snailkeeper
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Hello, I'm going to be working on two bots - one will be a 'simple' AtomBotBoard-based rover, and the other will be a longer term project based on mini-itx and linux. I want to start collecting ...

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2007-03-21 15:30 by EddieB
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SERVO Magazine is running a multi-part article on OpenCV (a vision library). The series started with the January issue. Since I am interested in machine vision, I decided to get and build OpenCV. ...

2007-03-10 01:07 by linuxguy
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Has anyone used any of these Tini21xx microcontrollers? They are supposed to be able to run uCLinux . I am considering getting the Tini2138 Development kit . They have this adapter for plugging i...

2007-02-23 21:11 by linuxguy
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I have switched from Gentoo to Debian/Etch now. I have built the Arduino tools, but so far I can only get it to run as root. I can't get it to run without crashing as a regular user. I don't know if I...

2007-02-18 20:56 by Tillin9
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I am still not sure why I could not get Netbeans 5.5 to run properly with Gentoo Linux, except as root. This is the Netbeans 5.5 binary installer downloaded from Sun. I did figure out a workaround th...

2007-02-13 01:14 by linuxguy
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Rowley Associates has a lot of cross development tools for different microcontrollers, including the MAKE Controller, as well as many others. They have board support packages that you download and i...

2007-02-07 09:00 by linuxguy
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I've been doing a LOT of searching the internet for Linux based tools to write software for and to program PICs. I finally had a bit of success today when I found Pikdev (IDE) and CPik (C compiler)...

2007-02-04 05:19 by linuxguy
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Howdy, I just recently rebuilt my old laptop. It is a Dell Inspiron 8100, and now can dual boot (Linux -- Debian Etch/ Windows XP). The goal was the make a machine that can help me with my PIC program...

2007-01-24 22:50 by Tillin9
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Howdy, I'm trying to get my SCC-32 to work on some of the new lab computers so I don't have to haul my laptop around to work on my robotics projects. I was really surprised that the normal: echo -n...

2006-12-30 12:53 by Robot Dude
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