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Operating System Reinstallation

System reinstallation

In some cases, you will need to restore your Panther system to its default settings:

  • in case of accidential damage of the system,
  • to update the OS
  • to clear all user changes and restore factory settings.
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User Computer system reinstallation

This process will differ depending on the User Computer model you have.

Intel NUC (PC02) / Lenovo ThinkStation (PC03)

To install system on Intel NUC or Lenovo ThinkStation, you can download created ready to use Ubuntu 20 image.

  1. Download image from here: Ubuntu 20.04 + ROS Noetic.
  2. Create bootable pendrive with Etcher, but you can use any other tool you prefer.
  3. Reboot the computer with inserted USB flash
    • BIOS automatically proposes you new installation from USB device
    • The process can't be done in headless mode - connected monitor and keyboard are required

Built-in Computer system reinstallation

This computer is used to manage all the basic functions of a mobile platform. The reinstallation procedure for Raspberry Pi4 is as follows:

  1. To access it, follow instructions in the section - Service spaces. Depending on the Panther platform version, the location of the computer varies:
  • The rear Service space for version 1.2 and above,
  • The front Service space for older versions.
  1. Extract SD card from Raspberry Pi SBC by pushing card carefully until it is released back by card holder, then pull it out.
  2. Download our custom OS image for Raspberry Pi from here: Ubuntu 20.04 + ROS Noetic.
  3. Flash the image onto SD card (For this process we recommend using Etcher, steps may vary, depending on software used to flash):
  • If you want to replace the included card, remember that you need to use at least 16 GB capacity and 10 speed class micro SD card.
  • Download Etcher and install it.
  • Connect an SD card reader with the SD card inside.
  • Open Etcher and select from your hard drive .img.xz file.
  • Select the SD card you wish to write your image to.
  • Click 'Flash!' to begin writing data to the SD card.
  1. Insert SD card back to Raspberry Pi
  2. Access the RPI (remember, you must be connected to the panther hotspot):
ssh husarion@
  1. Launch the software
docker compose pull
docker compose up -d