• Obtain the correct neobotix-pilot-gtkgui- debian package for your architechture and Ubuntu version. For example, the file name for the x86_64 Ubuntu 20.04 package ends with -x86_64-ubuntu-20.04.deb.

  • Install the package as follows:

    sudo dpkg -i neobotix-pilot-gtkgui-*.deb
  • Install missing dependencies via:

    sudo apt -f install
  • The contents of the package should now be installed under /opt/neobotix/pilot-gtkgui/.

  • To change the default workspace folder (which is ~/pilot/) set the following environment variable in your ~/.bashrc:

    export PILOT_HOME=/your/custom/path
    source ~/.bashrc
  • To run the GTK GUI execute the following:

  • Alternatively you can install a desktop launcher as follows:

    xdg-desktop-icon install /opt/neobotix/pilot-gtkgui/share/applications/Neobotix-PlatformPilot-GUI.desktop

    You may need to right click on the icon first and select “Allow Launching” to activate it.

  • See pilot-core documentation for more information regarding standalone simulation mode.


  • Execute the neobotix-pilot-gtkgui-?-windows10.exe installer.
  • The package will be installed to your Profile Folder in C:\Users\?\PlatformPilotGUI\.
  • Execute PlatformPilotGUI\bin\pilot_gtkgui.bat or double click on the Desktop Icon.