Loading Baxter software

This section describes how to load software packages for the SDK, Baxter Simulator, and MoveIt. It is assumed that Ubuntu 16.04 and ROS Kinetic software are installed on the computer to be used for the Baxter Simulator and software development. The steps for installing Ubuntu and ROS are described in Chapter 1, Getting Started with ROS, in the Installing and launching ROS section.

Installing Baxter SDK software

The installation of Baxter Simulator requires the SDK to already have been downloaded and installed into a ROS catkin workspace on the workstation computer. Instructions for the installation are presented here and can also be found on the Rethink website at http://sdk.rethinkrobotics.com/wiki/Workstation_Setup. These ...

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