How to install ROS on ULTRA96 PYNQ

This quick guide will explain how to install ROS on the ULTRA96 board that is running PYNQ OS.

Step 1 – Connect Wi-Fi to the Board

  • Turn on your board.
  • Open “Jupyter Notebooks”.
  • Go to /common/wifi.ipynb.
  • Follow the “Wi-Fi Example” to connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Open a USB serial terminal.

Comment: you can follow the instructions from here(page 8)

Step 2 – Install ROS 

  • In terminal type “export ROS_OS_OVERRIDE=ubuntu:bionic.
  • In terminal type “sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu bionic main” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list’”
  • Continue to follow instructions from here starting from “1.3 Set up your keys”.

Step 3 – Check you Installation

  • You can check that the ROS was installed successfully by creating a ROS Workspace.
  • To do that follow the ROS tutorial from here.
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