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  To confirm the current version of your Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk, type the following command: cat /etc/build.prop       Via APT (Advanced Packaging Tool)   This is the recommended mode and only updates the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk package. 1. Connect the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk to your computer. 2. Open the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk terminal. 3. Type the following command: sudo apt-get update 4. Type the following command: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade >>The Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk updates. 5. Once the update is complete, type the following command:  sudo reboot   For troubleshooting, type the following command before restarting from the first step :  sudo sh -c 'echo "deb https://plf.parrot.com/slamdunk trusty multiverse" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/parrot_slamdunk.list'       Via a USB flash drive   This action performs a full update of the system, therefore, some previously performed actions on the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk will be erased. For more information, refer to the partitions table.   1  Visit the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk support page at www.parrot.com/support and download the update file: update_recovery.tar.gz 2. Copy the downloaded file to a USB flash drive in FAT or ext2/3/4 format. 3. Unplug the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk from the outlet. 4. Connect the USB flash drive to the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk's USB port. 5. Hold down the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk's multifunction button and plug the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk into the outlet. 6. Wait 3 seconds and then release the button. >> The Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk updates. Once the update is completed, Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk restarts.   The update may take several minutes.       To learn more   To access Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk developer documentation, visit: developer.parrot.com/docs/slamdunk/
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1. Access expansion connector Open hood          Expansion Header (J900)    2. Pinout   Pin Number Type     Name 1 UART TX 1,8V UART_3_TX_K1 2 Power supply   1,8V 200mA 1V8_BOARD 3 UART RX 1,8V UART_3_RX_K1 4 Debug UART TX 1,8V UART_DEBUG_TX 5 UART CTS 1,8V #UART_3_CTS_K1 6 Debug UART RX 1,8V UART_DEBUG_RX 7 UART RTS 1,8V #UART_3_RTS_K1 8 Debug UART CTS 1,8V #UART_DEBUG_CTS_K1 9 GPIO PC7 1,8V (Pull up) GPIO_DEV_GPIO_PC7_pu 10 Debug UART RTS 1,8V #UART_DEBUG_RTS_K1 11 I2C SCL 1,8V 400kHz I2C_SCL_DEV 12 Power supply   3,3V 400mA 3V3_BOARD 13 I2C SDA 1,8V 400kHz I2C_SDA_DEV 14 SPI   CS 1,8V 1MHz #TEGRA_SPI1A_CS 15 GPIO PJ2 1,8V (Pull up) GPIO_DEV_GPIO_PJ2_pu 16 SPI SCK 1,8V 1MHz TEGRA_SPI1A_SCK 17 cameras and sensors sync pulse 1,8V FSYNC_DEV 18 SPI MOSI 1,8V 1MHz TEGRA_SPI1A_MOSI 19 GND     1.75A max sink current GND 20 SPI MISO 1,8V 1MHz TEGRA_SPI1A_MISO
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  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 A keyboard A mouse 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: Login : slamdunk Password : slamdunk 6. To install a desktop environment, type:  sudo ~/scripts/install_desktop.sh 7. To install ROS tools, such as RViz and rqt, type:  sudo ~/scripts/install_ros_tools.sh   If this is your first time using Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk, for more information, type: cat ~/README.md  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: For Ubuntu 14.04: go to wiki.ros.org/indigo/Installation, and follow the instructions to install ROS Indigo. For Ubuntu 16.04: go to wiki.ros.org/kinetic/Installation and follow the instructions to install ROS Kinetic. This step may take several minutes.   2. Plug Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk into an outlet.   >The Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk starts up. 3. Use the micro-USB cable to connect Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk to your computer.   > The computer detects the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk.   4. Prepare your environment: For Indigo, type: source /opt/ros/indigo/setup.bash export ROS_MASTER_URI=http://192.168.45.1:11311 export ROS_HOSTNAME=$(hostname).local For Kinetic, type: source /opt/ros/kinetic/setup.bash export ROS_MASTER_URI=http://192.168.45.1:11311 export ROS_HOSTNAME=$(hostname).local   5. Make sure the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk is connected. Type:  rosnode list >The command output displays:  /slamdunk_node/rosout   6. Retrieve the RViz configuration file for Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk. Type:  scp slamdunk@192.168.45.1:slamdunk_qsg.rviz   7. Launch RViz. Type:  rviz -d slamdunk_qsg.rviz   You can start using the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk after these tools are installed.       To learn more   To access Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk developer documentation, visit: developer.parrot.com/docs/slamdunk/
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