I installed OpenNI2 on a fresh Ubuntu system as described here. I plugged in a Primesense RD1.09 camera. I tried the default NIViewer app and it failed with this error:
openDevice failed: DeviceOpen using default: no devices found
This error was quite a hard nut to crack. I could see that the Primesense camera was detected without errors in
/var/log/syslog. I could see it being listed as
ASUS when I run the
lsusb command. And yet any OpenNI2 program would quit with the above error!
I could only solve this cause I remembered a similar error with SoftKinetic cameras. I tried the same solution as described here: creating a symbolic link to the
After this, OpenNI2 programs began working immediately!
Tried with: OpenNI 2.2 x64, Primesense RD1.09 and Ubuntu 14.04