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Timeout Issue with ‘/cameras/list’ Service in ROS Baxter Simulation on Ubuntu 18.04 and 16.04

I am a student currently working with the Baxter robot in a ROS simulation environment. I'm encountering an issue with the robot's camera where the system reports a timeout when waiting for the ...
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Catkin_make error when downloading Baxter SDK

Currently following this tutorial (http://wiki.lofarolabs.com/index.php/Baxter_Research_sdk_installation) to download Baxter SDK, when I reach the catkin_make section, i get this error: Traceback (...
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downloading baxter sdk on ros humble

I need some help, currently following this tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J47SKs0QRyU) to download the baxter sdk, everything is fine until i reach the catkin_make part , realised ...
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An error occured in MOVEIT: ABORTED: START_STATE_IN_COLLISION

Recently I'm using Baxter Robot for a project. I ran the following ROS command: roslaunch baxter_moveit_config demo_baxter.launch and it took me a long time and I ...
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node crashes with "ros does not seem to be running"

I have create a node, but each time I try and start it using a .launch file that just launches the node, I get: ...
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Baxter limb doesn't move with set_joint_positions()

Hi! I want to make a simple pick and place task performed by Baxter robot. I wrote this python script, based on the scripts in Baxter_example package. This code runs in terminal, but the robot arm is ...
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Streaming baxter camera feed to phone using android app

So I'm making an app in android tor baxter and one of its features is the camera. So what the camera activity does is, the user can select which camera it wants (left hand, right hand and head) and ...
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IK - Invalid pose every single time for Baxter

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How to get IK response for user provided pose in MoveIt(Baxter)

Below is the code snippet of ik_service_client.py provided for Baxter SDK ...
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Planning together multiple sequential motions in Moveit

Hello, I'm trying to use Moveit and a Baxter robot to perform some complex actions (i.e. each action is composed of multiple motions) on a table. My main issue is that sometimes these action would ...
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Baxter simulation with controllers doesn't work

Hello there, I haven't been able to run the Baxter simulation with controllers by following the instructions in Baxter simulation installation page (here). The only point at which I deviate from the ...
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Baxter Installation error (boost vs. QT conflict)?

Hello there, I get an error while trying to build the baxter simulator by following their installation instructions on ros kinetic and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The error is specifically when I try to make ...
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move baxter end effector position regardless of orientation

I downloaded these codes from the link https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwi21LXAvJzTAhUBLcAKHfRNAOgQFggcMAA&...
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What does the endpoint.pose() command mean in the Baxter SDK

In the Baxter SDK there is a command endpoint_pose() when I execute it with the a specified limb I get a reuslt like {'position': Point(x=0.14484562211109325, y=0.6912815563308439, z=-0....
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Set end effector position of Baxter Robot using 3D cartesian Data

I want to ask if it is possible to set the arm position of a Baxter robot by stating the 3D Cartesian coordinate position of the end effector instead of using joint angle of each joint.If it is ...
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Robot semantic description not found

I am not able to use this command on baxter. : ...
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How to subscribe to published topics in Baxter SDK environment

I have a c++ program that publishes three topics. When the rostopic list command is used on the terminal it displays the list of ros topics . After running the code ...
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Running same source code for Baxter and Fetch arm movement?

Is it possible for running same source code for Baxter and Fetch arm movement? For Fetch actionlib stack is used for arm and gripper movement whereas in Baxter, actionlib stack is not used. Please ...
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Unable to save image captued from Baxter

Hi all! I am getting two images. One from Baxter's camera and another from Sofkinectic 3D senz camera. I am able to save the 3D senz's camera otuput(topic is: /softkinetic_camera/depth/image_raw) but ...
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Position Only Inverse Kinematics in Moveit

I want to perform inverse kinematics in Moveit of Baxter arm. Below are the requirements: Joint configuration for one pose is known For target state, only end-effector position (but not orientation) ...
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How to perform orientation constrained based Inverse Kinematics in trac_ik

The default KDL IK solver is still not robust enough. Hence I am planning to use trac_ik. Instead of keeping the orientation constant throughout the trajectory, I want it to change within specified ...
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Having trouble with making openni_depth_frame a visable child of Baxter's head in Rviz

I'm using a kinect with Baxter. I am having a problem getting baxter to move one of its hands to a humans hand to grab something from it. In order to track people I am using openni.launch from the ...
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MotorControlMsgs/Stiffness baxter

I tried viewing the stiffness parameter for the baxter robot, by executing: rostopic echo /robot/limb/right/stiffness but this just gives me an error: ...
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Calculating Mass Inertia Matrix in Joint Space

Hi, I am doing simulation of Baxter Robot. Hence I need to calculate Mass Inertia Matrix in Joint Space. I have Baxter URDF files. I see here that Mass Inertia Matrix in Joint Space is defined in ...
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Ordered list of joint parameters for Baxter

I am trying to adapt the code in this tutorial for moving an arm using Joint Trajectory Action; they use PR2 and it's written in C++, I'm using Baxter and my code is in Python. They have a command ...
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question in cv_bridge tutorials

Hi everyone, Currently, I'm trying to use C++ to deal with the image process with the Baxter hand camera. Inside the example ROS node in line 8 the ...
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confuse in theBaxter-IK Pick and Place Demo example

Hi everyone, I'm had some confuse problem in the Baxter IK pick and place demo example program there such as the ik_request(), and ...
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confuse about the Baxter joint trajectory program

Hi, everyone I currently was learning use simple Joint trajectory way to control the robot arm. The example shows in the Baxter wiki there the explain was a bit confuse for me. Here is the program: <...
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Baxter robot setup in Linux

Hi, I'm a new user for the Baxter robot. Currently, I'm trying to setup the working environment on my computer by following the Baxter Wiki provide instruction. but until to the step of Verify ...
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looking for an IDE for my project developments

Hi, everyone. I am a beginner in ROS. I am trying to control Baxter Robot using ROS in C++ or Python language. I am following the ROS and Baxter Tutorials to learn it. Till now, I am using gedit ...
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example for using C++ to program Baxter robot?

Hi, I'm a beginner in ROS and Baxter. I'm thinking use c++ to program my Baxter robot but I only can found the Python example in Baxter wiki. So may I know where can find those tutorial or like an ...
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ERROR rosout: Calibrate arm failed: Robust controller failed

So I am trying to calibrate Baxter's arms to have an accurate control(get rid of the unnecessary drifts of joints). On visual inspection I see that after running the script all the joints do get ...
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What's the right commands for starting Baxter's Gazebo and MoveIt?

This thread helped me to run the following commands for MoveIt! along with baxter_gazebo. ...
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I am having truble with geting the software version in Baxter

Hello, I am new to Baxter and I have trouble getting the software version for Baxter. I am trying to execute this commend rosparam get /rethink/software_version ...
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Baxter Moveit tutorial example error

Using Ubuntu 14.04 with ROS Indigo installed. Trying to implement Moveit example for baxter. I updated the baxter to the new sdk. Version 1.2. Runnig roslaunch baxter_moveit_config baxter_grippers....
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I need a working Baxter URDF with Electric Grippers

I need a Baxter URDF with parallel electric grippers. Does anyone have one that works and can be controlled with the keyboard gripper controller? Originally posted by veyorokon on ROS Answers with ...
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Why publish the same command multiple times to reach a position?

Hi, I am learning Baxter Robot using ROS in C++ language. For getting used to with ROS and Baxter, I am writing a C++ program to control Joint position. A joint position is defined and it is published ...
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Joint Control in Baxter using ROS in C++

Hi, I am a beginner in ROS. I am trying to control Baxter Robot using ROS in C++ language. I want to move Baxter in Joint Level Control by providing each joint angels. Since, this is my learning phase,...
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IDE for Baxter with ROS development

Hi, I am a beginner in ROS. I am trying to control Baxter Robot using ROS in C++ language. I am following the ROS and Baxter Tutorials to learn it. Till now, I am using gedit editor for code writing. ...
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Help Building Custom BAXTER grippers

I need help figuring out these two errors. They are both related, so solving one should solve the other. I'm building custom grippers for Baxter in Ros-Indigo (ubuntu 1404.2). I've built a custom URDF ...
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Setting up Catkin Baxter Environment Error - INDIGO

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTE I'm trying to setup a workspace to simulate Baxter in gazebo with Ros Indigo. When I run catkin_make in my workspace i get the following error: ...
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Error when simulating baxter in gazebo

When I launch baxter_world I get the following errors in order. I'm struggling with fixing these. ...
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frame transformation (camera to base) in python

Good evening people, First of all I would like to apologize for my limited understanding in ROS and Python, as I have been experimenting for almost 3 months now. I am working with Baxter robot and to ...
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setup problem for a publisher/subscriber running on different PCs

Hi, I am really a ROS and Baxter beginner, and I am experiencing strange behaviour of the ROS communication layer that I do not understand. Consider two trivial scripts, a publisher and a subscriber: ...
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The error about baxter simulator installation

I am trying install the baxter smulitor according to http://sdk.rethinkrobotics.com/wiki/Simulator_Installation,but when I do this step "git clone [email protected]:RethinkRobotics/baxter_simulator....
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the rosdep view is empty: call 'sudo rosdep init' and 'rosdep update'

I get this message when I SSH into Baxter, but I do not have sudo access so cannot fix this error message. Is there a way to remove this warning or run rosdep init ...
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How to Correct wrong Environment setup?

I was trying to set up my environment variables and typed in the following code: ...
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Baxter Installation on ROS groovy

I am trying to install Baxter on ROS groovy from catkin workspace where the SDK resides, and use wstool to install and update. This is waht i am supposed to do:- ...
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Detect open sides of a box

Hey Guys, I am using a Baxter and ROS Groovy. I am given a box with one side missing. I want to use both the arm cameras to detect which side is missing and then be able to use the appropriate arm to ...
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Inverse Kinematics on Baxter arm

Hey there guys, I am working on a Baxter and ROS Groovy. I want to make the arm move from point A to point B while keeping the wrist joint fixed. I tried this with the IK Service but it messes up the ...
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