OpenCV with Ubuntu on PandaBoard
This post is for those unfamiliar with OpenCV to obtain and build it for Ubuntu on PandaBoard.
Obtain the bzipped source package for Unix. Extract it with
tar xvjf so that the source folder is created, e.g.
You’ll need to have the following packages to configure the build. I’ll assume you have the GNU compiler collection installed already.
cmake-gui from the command line. Set the source and binaries folders (see figure below for reference). Choose the Unix Makefiles as the build generation mechanism. Configure as appropriate and generate the files required by
make. You can build static libraries by unchecking the BUILD_SHARED_LIBS option.
make in the binaries folder. If all goes well, the binaries should be available in the
bin folder and the libraries in the
Try and run the drawing sample from the
bin folder. Here’s a screenshot of it running for reference.