Moving to UK

19 June, 2010



I am looking for work in the North West of the UK.
So I am looking for a job mainly as a Robotics, Mechatronics or Design Engineer, but I am also open to developer positions.

Do not hesitate to contact me for more details using the following form:

Set Terminator as default terminal

6 August, 2014

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec 'terminator'

ROS, Arduino, Sublime, Ubuntu

24 July, 2014


Install Arduino IDE

sudo apt-get install arduino

If /dev/ttyUSB0 doesn't appear when the board is plugged, you may need to load the ftdi_sio module:

sudo modprobe ftdi_sio

Sublime as IDE

In Sublime Text, Install Package Arduino Like IDE (official Arduino IDE is needed to use the libraries)

Select the Arduino Folder


Select , navigate through the folders until the address is /usr/share/arduino

Select Your Sketchbook Folder

The folder you want to use for your code


Try to compile and upload an example to the board, so you know it works properly.

ROS Serial

Follow the steps in ROS Serial, basically install the ROS debs

sudo apt-get install ros-hydro-rosserial-arduino ros-hydro-rosserial-python

Add the ros_lib library in your sketchbook libraries folder

rosrun rosserial_arduino .

For more tutorials check out

Stuff I made with this is available at teo_bumpers

Get current folder in bash

22 May, 2014

using the ${PWD} variable and some regex

echo ${PWD##*/}

Look for a string in files of a folder

7 May, 2014

grep -r string *

Using --ignore-case

grep -ir string *

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27 April, 2014

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Get free space

7 April, 2014


du -sh folder

Hard drive

df -h

How to find something in linux terminal

31 March, 2014

Use find

find . -name "file*"

Use locate

sudo upgratedb
locate file

Use ls+grep

ls -R . | grep file