Getting Started on Tegra (TX1, TX2)

Note: no apps

Install JetPack

Download and install JetPack, please follow this Install Guide.

# On the host machine running Ubuntu, create a new directory to store installation packages.
$ mkdir JetPack
$ cd JetPack/
# Download JetPack-${VERSION}.run into the new directory on the host Ubuntu machine.
$ chmod a+x ./


# Install build tools
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake git
# Install ssl for https, v4l for video
$ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev libv4l-dev

Install SDK

Go to the SDK directory and edit sdk.cfg to set your OpenCV install directory etc., then install:

$ cd <sdk directory>
$ ./
$ source ~/.bashrc

Check Installation

After ./, you could check the environment variables:

<Should be the sdk path>

Build SDK Samples

$ cd samples/
$ mkdir build
$ cd build/
$ cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ..
$ make

Then you could run the sample like this:

$ ./samples/bin/camera [name]

Please see "samples/" to learn more about the samples.

About SDK Tools

Please see "tools/".

Open SDK Documentation

$ xdg-open doc/api/html/index.html


If have issues when installing, you could make an attempt to find it in FAQ.