Complete HOW-TO Linux Mint 18.1 32/64 RTAI or PREEMPT with RIP install or deb

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28 Jun 2017 19:08 #95137 by PKM
OK, so the debs were created but you haven't installed anything.
Just go to the home folder and find linuxcnc-uspace_2.8.0... .deb, double click it and choose Install.
You might want to install the docs too.
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28 Jun 2017 19:17 #95140 by Gommiswald
Hi
Now it works. I had to go to my personal folder and unpack the linuxcnc-uspace-2.8.0.... package. And then I made it like cncnoob1979 in the blue notice. Very fine, but it lasted a long time to do everything.
Thanks for your help! It is great to have such a forum!
Greetings from Switzerland
Daniel
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28 Jun 2017 19:18 #95141 by Gommiswald
Thanks - I think, that our posts did crossing...
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29 Jun 2017 16:50 #95180 by chrisrusk
Hi everyone, I've run into bit of an problem trying to use this guide to install Linuxcnc on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I first tried the install on 64bit, then switched to 32bit in case that was the issue.

I am following post 2 and I manage to install everything without any errors, until I start up linuxcnc. Running it from the command line and choosing the standard axis sample configuration, I get this output:
chris@chris-desktop:~$ linuxcnc
LINUXCNC - 2.8.0~pre1
Machine configuration directory is '/home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1'
Machine configuration file is 'axis.ini'
Starting LinuxCNC...
Found file(lib): /usr/share/linuxcnc/hallib/core_sim.hal
Note: Using POSIX realtime
Found file(lib): /usr/share/linuxcnc/hallib/sim_spindle_encoder.hal
Found file(lib): /usr/share/linuxcnc/hallib/axis_manualtoolchange.hal
Found file(lib): /usr/share/linuxcnc/hallib/simulated_home.hal
Found file(lib): /usr/share/linuxcnc/hallib/check_xyz_constraints.hal
note: MAXV     max: 5.000 units/sec 300.000 units/min
note: LJOG     max: 5.000 units/sec 300.000 units/min
note: LJOG default: 0.250 units/sec 15.000 units/min
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
Waiting for component 'inihal' to become ready.USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
..........USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
..waiting for s.joints<0>, s.kinematics_type<0>
........USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
..................A configuration error is preventing LinuxCNC from starting.
More information may be available when running from a terminal.
Shutting down and cleaning up LinuxCNC...
..USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
.........USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
..........USRMOT: ERROR: command timeout
.......
<commandline>:0: milltask exited without becoming ready
Note: Using POSIX realtime
LinuxCNC terminated with an error.  You can find more information in the log:
    /home/chris/linuxcnc_debug.txt
and
    /home/chris/linuxcnc_print.txt
as well as in the output of the shell command 'dmesg' and in the terminal
chris@chris-desktop:~$ 

Linuxcnc starts and shows the splash screen, and then crashes. I tried tklinuxcnc as well, in case it was a graphics issue, but that had the same result.

This is my linuxcnc print file:
RUN_IN_PLACE=no
LINUXCNC_DIR=
LINUXCNC_BIN_DIR=/usr/bin
LINUXCNC_TCL_DIR=/usr/lib/tcltk/linuxcnc
LINUXCNC_SCRIPT_DIR=
LINUXCNC_RTLIB_DIR=/usr/lib/linuxcnc/modules
LINUXCNC_CONFIG_DIR=
LINUXCNC_LANG_DIR=/usr/share/linuxcnc/tcl/msgs
INIVAR=inivar
HALCMD=halcmd
LINUXCNC_EMCSH=/usr/bin/wish8.6
INIFILE=/home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
VERSION=1.0
PARAMETER_FILE=sim.var
TASK=milltask
HALUI=halui
DISPLAY=axis
COORDINATES=X Y Z
KINEMATICS=trivkins
Starting LinuxCNC server program: linuxcncsvr
Loading Real Time OS, RTAPI, and HAL_LIB modules
Starting LinuxCNC IO program: io
Starting HAL User Interface program: halui
Starting TASK program: milltask
Starting DISPLAY program: axis
Killing task linuxcncsvr, PID=3176
Killing task milltask, PID=3220
Timeout, trying kill -9
Removing HAL_LIB, RTAPI, and Real Time OS modules
Removing NML shared memory segments

This is my linuxcnc debug file:
3659
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
3707
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    R+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    R+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
 3707 pts/1    S+     0:00 milltask -ini /home/chris/linuxcnc/configs/sim.axis-1/axis.ini
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND
Stopping realtime threads
Unloading hal components

Another thing to note is that Latency test gives no output, it runs fine, however, all values remain at zero.

Any help with the matter would be greatly appreciated. I would prefer to get this running using Ubuntu Gnome, seeing as i am using a 22 inch touch screen and would prefer the interface of Gnome.

Thanks, Chris.
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29 Jun 2017 16:53 #95181 by chrisrusk
This is my Dmesg output, I had to upload it to pastebin, the forum claimed it had too many links in it.

pastebin.com/geN7NiLS
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30 Jun 2017 21:21 #95249 by cncnoob1979
Hey Chris!

Sorry you are running into trouble.

I have not tried that kernel version you compiled. Let's see if we can narrow this down a bit.



Are you using an intel processor? Is this a virtual machine?
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02 Jul 2017 15:17 #95279 by chrisrusk
I'm using an Asrock motherboard with a built in j3355 dual core Intel Celeron processor. It's not a virtual machine either.

The standard Wheezy ISO runs perfectly. I tried the 4.9.4 kernel as well. Will try to use the 4.8 kernel this week and report back here.
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04 Jul 2017 05:43 #95343 by chrisrusk
Okay so kernel 4.8.11-rt7 works perfectly. Neither of the 4.9 kernels worked for me at all.

Thanks for all the help and the great guide that you provided though! I'll be sure to inquire here again if I have other issues.
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25 Jul 2017 17:03 #96400 by cncnoob1979
Glad you got it to work for you Chris,

Are you up and running Linux mint now, if not there is a testing live cd with debian stretch here.

www.linuxcnc.org/testing-stretch-amd64-rtpreempt/

You could try this install as well. I do find that Linux Mint has the best out of the box experience of the other distros.
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25 Jul 2017 20:10 #96418 by chrisrusk
I had a go with Mint KDE, and got linuxcnc running, however, I switched to Ubuntu Gnome for the big touch screen friendly buttons and on screen keyboard.

Are any of the Linux Mint desktop packages well suited to touch screens?

The Debian Stetch image seems tempting, if not a little unstable?
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