Farm Robot: Recipe



  1. Install Ubuntu 16.04 according to the official instructions for the Raspberry Pi, but use the .dtb file for the 3B, not the 3B+
  2. sudo apt install usb-modeswitch usb-modeswitch-data
  3. Edit /etc/network/interfaces:
    auto lo
    iface lo inet loopback
    allow-hotplug eth0
    iface eth0 inet dhcp
    allow-hotplug eth1
    iface eth1 inet dhcp
  4. curl -s | sudo bash
  5. Edit /etc/rc.local:
    sudo usb_modeswitch -v 12d1 -p 1f01 -V 12d1 -P 14db -J
    sleep 60 #maybe not needed if installed properly
    sudo systemctl restart zerotier-one.service #maybe not needed if installed properly
  6. Follow these instructions to install ROS Kinetic
  7. sudo apt install ros-kinetic-rosserial ros-kinetic-rosserial-arduino