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Is it possible to launch a node on another computer from my computer?

asked 2017-06-20 23:57:46 -0600

russ0 gravatar image

I am working on a mobile robot project. I have tested the teleoperation by launching all nodes on the Pi, including the master, the keystroke detector, and finally the node that sends commands to the motors. I have also established a connection between the main computer I'm using and the PI. While I can run almost all nodes on the laptop, the node that sends commands to the motors requires the RPi.GPIO library, which cannot be run from my laptop. I wanted to know if it is possible to just launch that specific node on the Pi from the convenience of my laptop.

Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

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answered 2017-06-21 03:23:17 -0600

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Yes you can remotely roslaunch processes. You should use the machine tag. http://wiki.ros.org/roslaunch/XML/mac...

There's a tutorial with some tips here: http://wiki.ros.org/roslaunch/Tutoria...

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