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Adding a Source Workspace

Description: Step-by-step instruction on how to download and run Copernius and Copernicus_simulation smoothly

Keywords: Copernicus

Tutorial Level: BEGINNER

The following tutorials illustrates how to bring up a Gazebo world and load the Copernicus robot in the simulation environment.

Configuring a non-standard peripheral requires a source workspace on the robot/ remote PC. The instructions below is the step-by-step instructions on how to download and run Copernicus and Copernicus_simulation smoothly.


  • Creating a workspace
    $ mkdir  ~p  ~/copernicus_ws/src  
  • Open the ~/copernicus_ws/src file by running:
    $ cd  ~/copernicus_ws/src 
  • Git-clone the Copernicus repositories
  • Ensure that necessary dependencies are properly installed:
    $ cd ~/copernicus_ws 
    $ rosdep install --from-paths src –ignore-src -r -y
  • Once done, catkin_make the packages
    $ catkin_make
  • Reinitialize the environment so the operating system will be able to pick up the newly installed workspace:
    $ source /etc/ros/setup.bash

Wiki: Robots/Copernicus/Tutorials/Adding a Source Workspace (last edited 2020-06-26 10:44:35 by Botsync)