Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk uses an embedded version of Linux derived from Ubuntu 14.04, and because the desktop is not installed by default, Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk offers two modes of interaction: stand-alone or with a computer.
Stand-alone mode lets you work directly on the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk. This is the recommended quick-start mode.
You can also work with a computer to develop for Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk.
Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk stand-alone mode
To use the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk stand-alone you need:
A micro-HDMI cable
A USB to Ethernet adapter
A USB hub
An HDMI display
1. Connect your HDMI display to the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk via the micro-HDMI port.
2. Connect a USB hub to the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk and plug in a keyboard and mouse.
3. Plug in the USB to Ethernet adapter, then plug the adapter into the USB hub and connect the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk to an Ethernet port.
4. Using the AC adapter provided, plug the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk into an outlet to turn it on.
> Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk turns on and a console is displayed on the screen.
5. Type the following login and password:
6. To install a desktop environment, type:
7. To install ROS tools, such as RViz and rqt, type:
If this is your first time using Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk, for more information, type:
at the command prompt and read the instructions.
PARROT S.L.A.M.dunk with-a-computer mode
To use Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk with a computer, you need:
A computer running Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04
An Internet connection
1. From your computer, install the full version of ROS: