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  1. Click the button on the battery pack. There should be a green light should start shining Make sure that the button of the usb cable is pressed The lights on the pi should turn on (red and yellow)
    • Click the button on the battery pack. There should be a green light should start shining

    • Make sure that the button of the usb cable is pressed

    • The lights on the pi should turn on (red and yellow)

  2. On your server computer, access your command prompt
    • On your server computer, access your command prompt

  3. Type:  ssh pi@[ip address]
    • Type: ssh pi@[ip address]

    • In the brakets, type in the ip address for YOUR raspberry pi.

    • For us: 129.64.181.162

    • Type: [password]

    • When it prompts you for your password, type in the password you gave the pi.

    • For us: donkeycar

    • Stock password: raspberry

    • Nothing will show up when typing your password. This is a security feature.

  4. We are going into the virtual machine of the raspberry pi
    • We are going into the virtual machine of the raspberry pi

    • Type: source ~/env/bin/activate

    • You know you are in the correct environment if the cmd displays:(env) pi@donkeycar:

  5. Type: cd [car name]
    • Type: cd [car name]

    • For us: cd testcar

  6. Type: python manage.py drive
    • Type: python manage.py drive

    • There should be a lot of lines that come after that. This is a lot of information that the car is doing to prepare for driving

  7. In a browser: (Phone or computer) Type: [ip address]:8887/drive
    • In a browser: (Phone or computer)

    • Type: [ip address]:8887/drive

    • For us: 129.64.181.162:8887/drive

    • Whenever you drive the car, you are adding data to the tub. So if you are planning to train the car, DO NOT drive the car away from the track.

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