Category Archives: Linux

Beaglebot – A BeagleBoard based robot

Over the last 6 months or so I’ve been working on a BeagleBoard¬†based robot. The motivation for this was to build a general robotics platform to try out some ideas I have on¬†Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) and robust sensor … Continue reading

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Installing Ubuntu (Natty) on the BeagleBoard with RootStock

There are prebuilt Ubuntu images suitable for the BeagleBoard, however if you want more control over what’s included in your filesystem, and your kernel,¬†RootStock is a good option. RootStock will assemble a complete Ubuntu file system, a kernel image and … Continue reading

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