How to build your own Google Glass-powered home computer with the Oculus Rift headset and Android SDK
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We’re here to help you out with a new Google Glass project.
We’re going to build a Linux-powered virtual reality (VR) home computer that we can use with our favorite Linux distribution.
This tutorial is for you if you have the Oculus VR and the Google Glass headset.
You’ll need:You can get the Google SDK for Android from here and the Oculus SDK for Google Glass from here.
If you don’t have the Google headset or Google Glass yet, you’ll need to buy them separately.
You can find more information on the Google VR SDK here.
You can install the Oculus and Google Glass SDKs using the Virtual Reality Linux Virtualization tool.
You’ll need the following to do so:Open up the Virtual Recorder.
Select the Oculus/Google Glass SDK in the list of installed packages and click Install.
Open up Virtual Recorders virtual terminal.
Go to Tools and select Oculus/Glass SDK.
You should see a “Install” button appear in the top right corner.
Select Install from the virtual terminal menu.
Select the Oculus Google Glass.
You will be presented with a window that says “Installed.”
Select Install to continue.
When it is installed, you should see the Google glass virtual terminal window.
Select it to continue installation.
Select install from the installation folder and hit the Install button to continue installing the Oculus headset.
If you installed it correctly, you will see a new virtual reality window with the Google glasses icon in the middle.
Select that to continue the installation.
Once installed, go back to the virtual reality desktop.
You may now see a window with an icon that says VR.
Select this window to continue virtual reality installation.
If this has installed correctly, the headset should be installed in the VR headset’s home folder.
You should see your virtual reality setup.
Go back to your home folder and create a new folder in the virtual storage.
Name your folder VRHOME.
Right click on the folder and select New Folder.
Select VRHOME as the new folder.
Open the new virtual space folder.
Right-click on the VRHOME folder and click Properties.
Select Add New Folder to add a new, empty virtual space.
Rightclick on that and select Properties.
Click Add New Storage to add an empty storage location.
Right-click again on the new VRHOME directory and select Open.
The new VR space should now be created and named VRHOME, and the VR HOME folder should now have an empty space.
Go into the VR folder and open VRHOME/home.
The contents of the VR home folder should be inside the new storage location, which should now look like this:VRHOME/virtual.storage/vrhome/home/VRHOME.
Open a terminal window and enter the following command to create the new home folder:cd VRHOMEIf you did everything correctly, it should now appear like this in your virtual space:If you are seeing the error “No device specified for directory home”, you need to create a directory.
You’re probably seeing the following error:ERROR:No device specific for directory: VRHOMEYou should now see your new virtual home folder in your home directory.
If it’s not, go into the directory and create it.
Open up the virtual space and open up VRHOME/.virtual.space.
Right Click on the virtual location and select Rename.
The renaming will remove the empty space and replace it with your new home directory structure.
Open your virtual desktop to get a window like this.
Select your new VR home directory and click Rename to rename the directory.
Select OK to finish the renaming process.
You’re now ready to start creating your VR home.
Open your virtual environment in VRHOME and go to Settings/VR.
Select Your Home Folder.
RightClick on your VRHOME location and click Open.
If everything works correctly, VRHOME should look like the following in your VRhome folder:You’re done!
You now have a virtual home!
We’re here to help you out with a new Google Glass project.We’re going to build a Linux-powered virtual reality (VR)…