Controlling the DC motors programmatically

In order to talk to your DC motors, you'll need some software. Fortunately, this software is already installed on the BeagleBone Blue. Go to the /root directory and look for the Robotics_Cape_Installer-master directory. If you get a message of permission denied, then change to root privileges by typing sudo -s, and then you'll be able to access this directory.

If the software is not installed on your BeagleBone Blue, simply type sudo apt-get install roboticscape or go to http://strawsondesign.com/#!manual-install and look for the instructions on how to manually download the software.

You will use the software to engage with almost all of the hardware capabilities of the BeagleBone Blue, so let's ...

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