NAOqi OS - Getting started
- NAOqi OS
The Operating System of the robot.
It is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Gentoo .
It’s an embedded GNU/Linux distribution specifically developed to fit the SoftBank Robotics robot needs.
It provides and runs numbers of programs and libraries, among these, all the required one by NAOqi , the piece of software giving life to the robot.
This page presents miscellaneous tips about the NAOqi OS embedded OS.
NAOqi OS - user accounts ¶
NAO only ¶
The main user is nao , and like any GNU/Linux system, there is the super-user root .
By default, passwords are usernames. So, changing user to
request the password
Logging in as
over ssh is now disabled. However the
command remains available.
We recommend to change the password using the web page.
Pepper only ¶
The unique user account is nao . By default, the password is also nao , but it is mandatory to modify it at the first settings.
Accessing NAO over ssh ¶
To login on your Aldebaran robot, get its IP address pushing its torse button, then connect to your Aldebaran robot over ssh:
Using PuTTy :
in a Linux terminal, run :
$ ssh firstname.lastname@example.org
For logins and passwords, see: NAOqi OS - user accounts .
The default shell is
with a custom profile.
When logging in as nao , the prompt now looks like:
<robotname> [<last_command_exit_code>] <current_working_directory> $
When logging in as root :
root@<robotname> [<last_command_exit_code>] <current_working_directory> $
Base commands and programs ¶
|htop||monitor process activity (many options are available use F1)|
|ldd||list library dependencies|
|gdbserver||start a remote gdb server|
Sudo and root permissions ¶
is available on
. Its usage is limited for shutting down
$ sudo shutdown -r now $ sudo shutdown -h now
No other command requiring root permissions is authorized.
Text editor ¶
Available text editor: