Installing ROS2 Humble on two Virtualbox VMs

Introduction How do you get a ROS2 system up and running on a virtual machine, and participating on your local network as if it were a real pc?

Installing ROS2 on a Raspberry Pi

Flashing Make sure you add your ssh key during flashing setup wifi define a hostname Tailscale turn on magicdns sudo tailscale set –operator=$USER -accept-dns=true –accept-routes=true Installing It’s important to disable automatic updates as you should initiate it according to your own availability.

Demonstrating Unicast in ROS2 on virtual machines over a local network using CycloneDDS

Switching from ROS2’s multicast default to unicast can be a bit tricky, especially if you’re testing.

Demonstrating Unicast in ROS2 on two docker containers with CycloneDDS

Introduction In other articles I have shown how to configure a virtual machine to talk over cycloneDDS using unicast rather than the default multicast.

Configuring ROS2 over a Tailscale VPN on Ubuntu

Prerequisites This tutorial assumes you have already installed ROS2 on a PC, Raspberry pi, or virtual machine running Ubuntu.

Using ROS2 over tailscale using Docker’s Host-mode networking

Introduction This example shows you how to create a docker-compose based container that uses “host-mode” networking.

Using ROS2 in a Docker container running Tailscale

Introduction This example shows you how to create a docker-compose based container that uses tailscale which has been installed within a container.

Setting up Rosbridge in Ubuntu

Introduction Rosbridge is useful for connecting non-ROS systems to ROS. Matlab, microcontrollers, and other systems often do not have an easy path for installing a full installation of ROS, but have ros-bridge clients that work with Rosbridge.

Setting up Rosbridge in a docker container

Introduction This article shows the following: how to get rosbridge working in a docker container How to create a custom user in a dockerfile how to set up rosbridge for use with a physical network, even one through a wifi NIC (which has historically been harder) Folder structure .

Using ROS2 over VPNs in the Classroom

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide a way to provide access to ROS2 style data collection between computers, when specific kinds of access to the users’ network is restricted.