In the major version of the Pytobot is an image included. The image comes loaded with the last features of the software.

The default features are:

  • Battery security

  • Startup with hotspot

  • SSID and PASSWD printed on OLED

  • Camera stream

  • Basic tutorial to setup The API's

  • Driving the car


When you would like to start from scratch. And go the whole procedure by yourself. This chapter will guide you through it.

Installing software

The following script includes all of the libraries that are needed in the software. When you like to run the whole script in one time, use following commands:

nano script

Copy paset "script" into the terminal and exit by using Ctrl-x and confirm.

#pip3 install --upgrade pip
#Enable I2C
#Enable SPI
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
#install git
sudo apt install git
#install I2C tools
sudo apt install i2c-tools
#install pip
sudo apt install python3-pip
#install led drivers
sudo pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-neopixel
#install motor drivers
sudo pip3 install gpiozero
#install flask
sudo pip3 install flask
#install camerea
sudo pip3 install picamera
#install OLED
sudo pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-ssd1306
sudo apt install python3-pil
#install MCP3008
sudo pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-mcp3xxx
#install dnsmasq
sudo apt install dnsmasq hostapd
#install samba
sudo apt install samba samba-common-bin
#delte script
sudo rm script

Download repo

git clone

Enable interfaces

The following code will give the script the right permissions to execute and runs the code.

chmod +x script
time yes | sudo ./script
git clone
sudo raspi-config

Go to 5. [interfacing options] and enable:

  • Camera

  • SSH

  • SPI

  • I2C