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ROS Groovy + Arch Linux

Instructions for base install of Groovy on Arch worked flawlessly. I followed the build-from-source instructions for Desktop-Full, installing dependencies as they came up (i.e., when CMake complained) and invoking catkin_make_isolated with the following: -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/ros/groovy -DPYTHON_EXECUTABLE=/usr/bin/python2 -DPYTHON_INCLUDE_DIR=/usr/include/python2.7 -DPYTHON_LIBRARY=/usr/lib/libpython2.7.so -DSETUPTOOLS_DEB_LAYOUT=OFF Some of the most annoying oddities: camera_calibraton_parsers wants yaml-cpp 0.3 (from the AUR), not 0.5! image_proc and […]

HP LaserJet 2100 + CUPS

I bought: A used HP LaserJet 2100 on eBay for $25, including shipping. A C4096A toner cartridge on eBay for $8, including shipping. A USB to parallel 1284 cable (36-pin, not 25-pin!) from Amazon for $4, free shipping. Configuring CUPS The printer showed up as /dev/usb/lp1. CUPS automatically detected this as cnijusb:/dev/usb/lp1, but no matter […]