This page explains how to run start a terminal on a Universal Robot. The following has been tested on an UR5, but should work on UR3 and UR7. The robot embeds a PC running under Linux. It is possible to access to the terminal in order to run bash or shell commands.
First, plug a keyboard into the robot and start the robot. Note that the keyboard default encoding is Danish.
Once the robot has boot, switch to a terminal thank to the following shortcut:
The screen should switch to a Debian terminal. Enter the following login / password :
You are now running a terminal as root on the robot's PC.
To return to the user interface, run the following command to log out from the root user :
and swith to the graphical user interface with the following keyboard shortcut :