Tools for the Piksi GNSS receiver
Python tools for the Piksi GNSS receiver. This repository includes a Swift console UI application, as well as a variety of command line utilities (firmware bootloader, serial port data logging, etc.).
It is advised to install
piksi_tools inside a virtualenv to avoid modifying global system state. To create a virtualenv, run:
virtualenv py2 source py2/bin/activate
Or, on Linux Mint, run:
virtualenv py2 --system-site-packages source py2/bin/activate
To install the dependencies for the basic tools:
pip install -r requirements.txt
To install the dependencies for the console GUI, first run
make deps to install the systemwide deps and then
pip install -r requirements_gui.txt pyside for the python deps.
pip install -e . to set up a dev install in the local dev environment.
To run the installed console from the current env, use
python -m piksi_tools.console.console
To just use the Swift console, download binary installers for Windows and OS X.
Latest console for Piksi Multi
Older versions of console for use with Piksi v2
For x86-64 Linux, tar.gz distributions are available for Swift Console Piksi Multi
To run the console GUI from the command line, install dependencies and run
PYTHONPATH=. python piksi_tools/console/console.py.
For command line arguments, see console.py
To run the tests and check for coverage:
$ PYTHONPATH=. tox
USB issues on OS X
The ftdi USB drivers are finicky on some versions of OS X. See their docs for help debugging (tl;dr if you try to plug in multiple USB devices to the same port, the subsequent ones may not appear through ftdi even if they appear in the result of
sudo dmesg. Only restarting your machine will fix this.)
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