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Install KDL#

We use Orocos KDL for robot kinematics. Official download page:

Make sure you have previously installed Eigen3.

Installing KDL on Ubuntu is quite straightforward. Note that you will be prompted for your password upon using sudo a couple of times:

Install KDL (Ubuntu)#

cd  # go home
mkdir -p repos; cd repos  # create $HOME/repos if it doesn't exist; then, enter it
git clone
cd orocos_kinematics_dynamics/orocos_kdl; mkdir build; cd build
cmake ..
make -j$(nproc)  # compile
sudo make install; sudo ldconfig; cd  # install and go home