New companion site for DIYDrones -- DIYRobocars
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ros-network-idwhich generates a QR code describing the network configuration and password to allow mobile devices to connect without typing on the screen. For robots without a usable display,
ros-network-idcan also be used as a command line program over ssh.
turtlebot-configprogram provides an automatic configuration system for TurtleBot hardware. It can identify USB serial cables and create a fixed symlink to /dev/irobot_create so that the robot will work regardless of the order cables are plugged in. The config tool should also automatically identify laptop battery support, particularly for the Lenovo x130e.
Tonight is the big night, with this years match-up between NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity against the Martian atmosphere at 1:31 AM EST on NASA TV.