Install Mission Planner on Linux ARM Device

Mission Planner

Software used to control autonomous vehicles.
Mission Planner is a free, open-source ground station for communicating with autonomous aircraft, vehicles, or boats running Ardupilot firmware. It's used to monitor such vehicles, view logs, and create waypoint missions.

To run: Menu -> Programming -> Mission Planner
To run in a terminal: LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 mono ~/MissionPlanner-latest/MissionPlanner.exe

Fortunately, Mission Planner is very easy to install on your Linux ARM Device in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Linux ARM Device.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Mission Planner.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest LTS of Ubuntu or Debian from your hardware manufacturer.
Mission Planner will run on either an Ubuntu/Debian ARM32 OS or ARM64 OS.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Linux ARM Device with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Mission Planner

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Mission Planner.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Engineering category.

Now scroll down to find Mission Planner in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Mission Planner for you!

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