Setting up computer environment for controlling Baxter
From Lofaro Lab Wiki
This tutorial assumes that you have already unpackaged and setup Baxter for connection to a computer. Instructions for this can be found here.
- Operating System
- Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise is highly recommended. A great tutorial to help you install Ubuntu is here.
- ROS and Baxter SDK
- Now that the Operating system has been installed, the development workspace dependencies and libraries must be installed, then the network. This first requires ROS and the Baxter SDK dependencies. See directions for doing this under steps 2-7 here. It is recommended that you install ROS Groovy and the Baxter SDK Dependencies for Groovy.
- Network Configuration
- For step 6 network configuration is required. LAN can be setup by following the located here.
- Other network communication modes can be setup by following the Rethinks tutorialhere.