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How to install a digital twin of pib

In order to be able to simulate and use the robot without having it physically, it is necessary to install the pib.software on a PC.

This tutorial consists of 3 main steps:

  • Download a Virtual Machine on your device
  • Download and install Ubuntu
  • Install pib.software
Step 1a
Step 1a

Install a Virtual Machine on your device. We recommend installing Oracle virtual box from this link: https//www.virtualbox.org/wiki/downloads

Step 1b
Step 1b

Follow the recommended installation steps:

Step 1c
Step 1c

Follow the recommended installation steps:

Step 2a
Step 2a

Download Ubuntu desktop version 22.04.2 LTS.iso image from this link: https://ubuntu.com/dowload/desktop

Step 2b
Step 2b

Open Oracle virtual box, select „New“.

Step 2c
Step 2c

Choose the Ubuntu .iso image downloaded before and name your virtual machine.

Step 2c
Step 2d

Allocate memory to the virtual machine, recommended settings are shown below.

Step 2e
Step 2e

Proceed with Ubuntu installation and select the recommended settings shown below.

Step 2e
Step 2e

Proceed with Ubuntu installation and select the recommended settings shown below.

Step 2e
Step 2e

Proceed with Ubuntu installation and select the recommended settings shown below.

Step 2e
Step 2e

Proceed with Ubuntu installation and select the recommended settings shown below.

Step 2f
Step 2f

Installation should start automatically and take less than 5 minutes.

Step 2g
Step 2f

Restart Virtual machine to complete the installation.

Step 2h
Step 2h

Please enter to start system and ignore „remove installation medium“ part.

Step 2i
Step 2i

Select the setup settings that suit your preference (no specific recommendations).

Step 2i
Step 2i

Select the setup settings that suit your preference (no specific recommendations).

Step 2j
Step 2j

Ubuntu is now sucessfully installed.

Step 3a
Step 3a

Navigate to pib.software setup on Github using this link: https://github.com/pib-rocks/setup-pib

Step 3b
Step 3b

These 3 commands will be used to start
pib.software setup.

Step 3c
Step 3c

Click on „show applications“.

Step 3d
Step 3d

Launch terminal.

Step 3e
Step 3e

Copy and paste the first command in the pib setup repository to download the setup shell script.

Step 3f
Step 3f

Copy and paste the second command to make the shell script executable.

Step 3g
Step 3g

Copy and paste the third command to launch the shell script.

Final
Congratulations

The software setup is completed.

To test the installation, you can try those commands available in pib.setup repository.

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