Archive for October, 2016

how to move anything in rviz in ros

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Rviz A 3d visualization environment for robots. Sounds intriguing and useful, but the first steps in it are painful. In particular, moving anything is surprisingly a very hard task for a novice who doesn’t know about the right way. Now I have enough experience to describe what to do: Moving things in rviz.

vi editing mode set global

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

The Linux command line and other software based on readline library support vi editing mode. After I worked on a new system with the default settings for a while, I noticed that I miss this mode very much.