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How to: Install Kinect in Linux (Mint 12, Ubuntu 12.04) « Igor Barbosa. This is a simple and short tutorial on how to set up Kinect for your Linux Mint 12 (It also should work fine with Ubuntu 10.10 Ubuntu 12.04).

How to: Install Kinect in Linux (Mint 12, Ubuntu 12.04) « Igor Barbosa

For this task OpenNI Framework is going to be used. The official short description of OpenNI is : The OpenNI Framework provides the interface for physical devices and for middleware components. The API enables modules to be registered in the OpenNI framework and used to produce sensory data. Selecting the hardware or middleware module is easy and flexible. This Tutorial will use the NITE middleware to enable skeleton tracking and avin2 Hardware binaries which will permit to use Kinect (for Xbox ) (Xbox and Windows Version) as the hardware.

To install KInect with OpenNI and NITE please follow the next 8 steps, with your Kinect Unplugged. Step 1 - Install Required support library First step is to check if you have all the needed libraries, and if they are up to date. Step 2 - Create a folder for holding the download and the installation. Ubuntu + Kinect + OpenNI + PrimeSense - MitchTech. Getting the OpenNI and PrimeSense drivers working on Ubuntu Here’s an overview of the process to get the OpenNI and PrimeSense drivers working with the Kinect and Ubuntu.

Ubuntu + Kinect + OpenNI + PrimeSense - MitchTech

Begin by installing some dependencies: sudo apt-get install git-core cmake freeglut3-dev pkg-config build-essential libxmu-dev libxi-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev doxygen graphviz mono-complete Make a directory to store the build, then clone the OpenNI source from Github. mkdir ~/kinectcd ~/kinectgit clone Run the RedistMaker script in the Platform/Linux folder and install the output binaries. Using the LaTeX Resume Templates. Packages - LaTeX template for resume/curriculum vitae. OS X-like multitouch gestures for Macbook Pro running Ubuntu. Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail fits well on my Macbook Pro.

OS X-like multitouch gestures for Macbook Pro running Ubuntu

Now we can even have a better fan management system for your Macbook. What I still was missing from OS X is a good set of touchpad gestures. Sure, Unity has builtin support for 2, 3, and 4-fingers drags and tap. However, I don’t like how they are configured. Yet, it is impossible to configure these gestures anywhere. On the other hand, the Touchégg project is an amazing manager for the gestures. In this post, I will show how we can disable Unity default multitouch gestures and bring in OS X like touchpad gestures.

Prerequisites There are two prerequisites plus an optional one. Disable Unity built-in gestures This section is based on an askubuntu question and two answers to it: one written by user domster and the other one written by myself. We obtain Unity sourcecode with the following: WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx. This page aims at getting your Broadcom BCM43xx based wireless network card working.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx

Some cards should work out-of-the-box, whilst others may need packages downloading from an install CD or using an existing Internet connection (e.g. Ethernet). Depending on the release, these packages can often be simply activated under the desktop menu System > Administration > Hardware/Additional Drivers. Cards produced by Broadcom are supported by several different drivers. It is important to find out what specific card you have. In a Terminal the command lspci will display information about all PCI devices attached to your computer. Open a Terminal and enter the following command: Free Website Builder.

Matlab R2013a: MEX on Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. Documentation - Point Cloud Library (PCL) In this tutorial we will learn how to read point cloud data from a PCD file.

Documentation - Point Cloud Library (PCL)

First, create a file called, let’s say, pcd_read.cpp in your favorite editor, and place the following code inside it: Now, let’s break down the code piece by piece. pcl::PointCloud<pcl::PointXYZ>::Ptr cloud (new pcl::PointCloud<pcl::PointXYZ>); creates a PointCloud<PointXYZ> boost shared pointer and initializes it. if (pcl::io::loadPCDFile<pcl::PointXYZ> ("test_pcd.pcd", *cloud) == -1) //* load the file { PCL_ERROR ("Couldn't read file test_pcd.pcd \n"); return (-1); } loads the PointCloud data from disk (we assume that test_pcd.pcd has already been created from the previous tutorial) into the binary blob.

Alternatively, you can read a PCLPointCloud2 blob (available only in PCL 1.x). How to install Chrome browser properly via command line? Installing the openni_camera ros groovy package on Fedora 18. I needed to install the openni_camera ROS Groovy package on my Fedora 18 system.

Installing the openni_camera ros groovy package on Fedora 18

I ran into a few issues which I managed to solve. Documenting it all here for any one else who might need it: You need to clone the git repository in your catkin workspace src directory, and then build the package using catkin: $ cd ~/ros_catkin_ws/src #your catkin source directory $ git clone The Cmakelists.txt file looks for openni via a cmake system which doesn’t work in Fedora due to missing pkg-config files. OGRE fails to compile on 10.9 Mavericks · Issue #4 · osrf/homebrew-simulation. Ogre failed to include freetype on 10.9 · Issue #6 · osrf/homebrew-simulation. Tutorial installing PCL on OSX. OS X Install – Problems With PIL. Xcode 5.1 Breaks Python Native Extensions and Ruby Gems.

If you’ve installed Xcode 5.1 and want to install some of your favorite Python or Ruby toys on your OSX, you could have a bad surprise.

Xcode 5.1 Breaks Python Native Extensions and Ruby Gems

For instance, if you try to install Fabric after upgrading to Xcode 5.1, you will fail! Installation: -Wunused-command-line-argument-hard-error-in-future is a harsh mistress. -Wunused-command-line-argument-hard-error-in-future is a harsh mistress.