Is there a way to run TOF camera on Ubuntu 20.04?

  1. Where did you get the camera module(s)?
    Arducam Website

  2. Model number of the product(s)?
    Arducam ToF Camera

  3. What hardware/platform were you working on?
    Raspberry Pi 4

  4. Instructions you have followed. (link/manual/etc.)
    Arducam ToF camera docs

  5. Problems you were having?
    I want to use ToF camera with Ubuntu 20.04 or even the raspbian Buster

  6. The dmesg log from your hardware?

  7. Troubleshooting attempts you’ve made?

  8. What help do you need?
    The end result I am trying to achieve is to get the ToF camera running on a Turtlebot3 burger


were you able to run Arducam ToF Camera on Ubuntu 20.04 on Pi 4? I’m also planning to do the same. Could you please tell me how did it go?


For this type of problem, it currently may not be possible, but it could be a future plan. If you are interested in advancing this plan, please feel free to contact our sales team. They will be happy to assist you.

Thank you for your reply. You’re right it did not work for me. The code was able to compile on Ubuntu 20.04 but it appeared that the device could not be detected. I ended up using Raspberry Pi Bullseye and it works as expected.

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