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How to install Raspberry Pi

In order to be able to use the robot physically, it is necessary to install the pib.software on your Raspberry Pi.

This tutorial consists of 3 main steps:

  • Download and install Raspberry Pi imager
  • Download and install Ubuntu using Raspberry Pi imager
  • Install pib.software

To follow this tutorial, you will need

  • a micro SD adapter
  • a SD card reader
  • a USB-C cable
  • a micro HDMI to HDMI adapter
  • a laptop/PC

Step 1a
Step 1a

Put the micro SD card into a micro SD adapter and/or into a SD card reader.
Download Raspberry Pi imager from https://www.raspberrypi.com/software/

Step 1b
Step 1b

Install Raspberry Pi imager.

Step 1c
Step 1c

After installation click on „finish“ and launch the application.

Step 2a
Step 2a

Lauch imager and click on choose OS.

Step 2b
Step 2b

Select „Other general-purpose OS“.

Step 2c
Step 2c

Select „Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS desktop version 64-bit“.
Please note: you can select a newer version too, but it is important to select Ubuntu 22.04.x

Step 2d
Step 2d

Choose storage medium and the raspberry pi.

Step 2e
Step 2e

Click on „write“ to start installing Ubuntu on storage
Medium.

Step 2f
Step 2f

Click „Continue“.
Then remove SD card from you laptop/PC.

Step 2g
Step 2g

Insert storage medium to Raspberry Pi to continue Ubuntu installation.

Step 2g
Step 2g

Insert SD card to Raspberry Pi and connect it to you laptop (use the micro HDMI to HDMI Adapter) to continue Ubuntu installation.

Step 2h
Step 2h

Choose a name for your pib.
We recommend to name it pib.

Step 2i
Step 2i

Wait for installation to be finalized.

Step 2j
Step 2j

Ubuntu is now 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. During the process, you need to enter your password set in step 2h.
This step may need some time. After that, please restart to be able to use your installation.

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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