Archive | October, 2013

Installing Kinect Drivers in Ubuntu 12.04

10 Oct

After searching a lot on how to use kinect in ubuntu finall found the result. Follow the steps and you can find Kinect up and running in a few minutes.

Install the following one-by-one :

  1. sudo apt-get install git-core cmake freeglut3-dev pkg-config build-essential libxmu-dev libxi-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev
  2. git clone git://

  3. cd libfreenect

  4. mkdir build

  5. cd build

  6. cmake ..

  7. make

  8. sudo make install

  9. sudo ldconfig /usr/local/lib64/

  10. sudo glview

  11. sudo adduser $USER video