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Gazebo Server error: Assertion `px != 0' failed. Libboost

I am working on a ROS project but when I do the simulation in Gazebo I get this error. It is inconsistent, sometimes it does not happen, but when it triggers it happens after different times (eg. ...
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Issues with legs vibrating and contact flickering in gazebo ros noeitc

I am having issues with simulating my custom robot. The video can be seen here video. I have no clue why the legs are shaking. Here is the limit of revolute joints. ...
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getting contact force on gazebo

I am running a husky robot on gazebo with ROS1. How to get the contact force for the wheels? I tried this tutorial. But it does not give contact forces. I need something like given here.
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Has anyone tried simulation gmapping and navigation (amcl) with ardupilot-sitl-mavros-gazebo-rosmelodic, if so will you provide the detailed steps? [closed]

if not on ros melodic, on ros-noetic? a tutorial on this is lot helpful, thanks. (drone-simulation)
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Gazebo SDF UAV model bug

I am trying to make transwing UAV model to be simulated into Gazebo with ROS2, I used phobos plugin in blender to do such a thing, the Blender version I used is 3.3, I am using gazebo 11, with ros2 ...
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"Duration" and "BadNodeID" errors when using ros_opcua_impl_python_opcua package?

I am trying to create an OPC-UA server in ROS-noetic for my robot so a client can subscribe to its topics. When I use "roslaunch ros_opcua_impl_python_opcua rosopcua.launch" command I have ...
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Why Gazebo simulation is not being updated from plugin?

I have the following plugin that tries to set a Material parameter with random values every two seconds. I can see in the terminal the values being different but I do not see those changes reflected ...
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Spring-Loaded Link/Joint in Robot URDF

I'd like to make a link/joint spring-loaded in my URDF, so that it takes a certain level of force to displace it and so that it returns to a base/equilibrium position when not in contact with anything....
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Nav2 MPPI Controller how to control the speed

I'm currently working on a project involving a four-wheeled, car-like robot with Ackermann configuration. To control its movement, I've opted for the MPPI Controller, known for its compatibility with ...
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Gazebo - Add files to GAZEBO_MODEL_PATH at runtime

I am working on a project in ROS2 and Gazebo where I have to stream images at runtime and load them onto textures to place into the world as a robot moves around. From ROS2 I have managed without ...
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Option --echo for gz topic generates no output on MacOS

I start my simulation environment (Gazebo Garden) as follows: gz sim -s -v 4 /Users/USER/Desktop/building_robot.sdf gz sim -s -v 4 gz topic -e -t /keyboard/keypress ...
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The appropriate robot controller

Good afternoon, Im new to ros, started working on gazebo simulation for construction machinery, excavators in particular. the manipulator excavator I'm trying to simulate uses oil pressure to move ...
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Gazebo robot falls over on spawn; "The published robot description file (urdf) seems not to be genuine"

In my gazebo simulation my robot fails to maintain itself. It falls over in the spawn and starts to vibrate by itself. There were multiple terminal errors. While fixing these errors, I sometimes cause ...
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Gazebo collision not working as expected. Link penetrating and crossing the object

I'm facing very weird problem with gazebo the robot link cross the object even though its collision and inertial properties are proper generated from Solidwork CAD Software . Why link is penetrates ...
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Could not contact service /controller_manager/load_controller error

I have been trying to run a gazebo simulation package from ros2 humble, with gazebo11. This is my console output: ...
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Is it possible to connect Gazebo simulation to physical model?

I am trying to create a SCARA robot. The physical setup is ready. What I want to do is create a setup such that the movements in the gazebo simulation are reflected in the actual physical robot. I ...
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Spawner Waiting for '/controller_manager' services to be available

when I run one of my launch files that calls this launch file I got this error: ...
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ROS2 Controllers Activation Issues

Problem: I have set up controllers for my robot, but the controllers remain inactive after configuration and die shortly afterwards when loaded, then exits with the "process has died" error. ...
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Cannot install Gazebo in ros2 humble

In a vmware fusion 13 pro, a 4-core 4gm memory ubuntu 22.04 Vm I installed ros-humble and I'm trying to install gazebo 11 classic. I followed the steps from: https://classic.gazebosim.org/tutorials?...
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Why is my model jumping around all over the place?

Every time it gets to that position it goes crazy, I'm not sure why. It's weird that the box is bobbing up and down as well. It's just supposed to be a simple pendulum / slider mechanism. URDF ...
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Ros2 Gazebo - Import DAE no Texture

I created a map in Blender (with texutures). I exported it as a .dae file and imported it as a model in Gazebo. Even though in blender I added textures, in gazebo everything is a grey mess. Is Gazebo ...
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Stop mobile robot from "catching" ground [closed]

I am new to gazebo simulation and I am trying to simulate my robot in gazebo fortress. The robot is a small differential drive robot with two wheels and a bumper that acts as a third point of contact. ...
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Gazebo harmonic specifications for VM [closed]

I'm new to gazebo I've used it to test few times in my PC. However this time I need to use it in a proyect where a VM is needed. What should the specifications for this VM be in order to run Gazebo ...
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RTABMAP in ros2 with gazebo [closed]

I simulated my own robot on gazebo and integrated a camera with and change the parameter of thé camera in urdf file to depth and the point clouds are working using rviz but when I use the rtab given ...
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[gazebo_ros2_control]: parser error Couldn't parse parameter override rule

I am new to ROS2 and I encounter some strange parsing error when I try to launch my gazebo simulation. I am using ROS2 Iron on a Ubuntu 22.04 VM Here is my project repository That repo works fine ...
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The gazebo Lidar sensor has problems with obstacle recognition [closed]

According to the gazebo's official tutorial link https://gazebosim.org/docs/harmonic/sensors, using a lidar sensor for obstacle avoidance, if the height of the obstacle is lower than the trolley, the ...
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Stuck simulating URDF robot using Gazebo (ROS 2 Humble)

I'm trying to simulate a robot in Gazebo in ROS2 Humble, but am encountering some issues. Here is the output from when I try to run the launch file: ...
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ros2 humble to kill the "zombie" node

I use ros2 humble to integrate gazebo harmonic and have some problem with ros_gz_bridge. My question is I have a node call the /ros_gz_bridge and it can't be kill. I already reinstall ros2,gazebo or ...
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Unable to use contact plugin to get contact data from robot

I am trying to simulate a snake robot that is navigating obstacles. In the process, I need to know when a part or link of the robot hits an obstacle and how much force it experiences from the contact. ...
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Ros2 drone camera projection issue

a few days ago I started working on a project whose aim is to avoid obstacles in the simulation autonomously by the drone and travel from point A to point B. Now I have reached the stage where I want ...
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Gazebo does not calculate dynamics when joint_trajectory_controller with position command_interface is used

I was wondering why Gazebo does not calculate dynamics (velocity, acceleration, effort) when JointTrajectoryController is used with ...
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Issues adding two heightmaps to gazebo

I'm trying to have two different image based heightmaps within gazebo at the same time, as far as I'm aware, it's possible, but I'm starting to think it might not be. I can spawn each heightmap in a ...
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'[gazebo_gui-3] process has died' in the docker container

I have a bit of a weird situation. I want to run a docker container (i was provided the image and the docker run script). When I follow the instructions, everything works nicely for the initial time. ...
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Tools for building deep learning systems for humanoids

I'm looking to build deep learning systems to control humanoid robots in complicated realistic environments and have access to pre-built environments. Which tool should I use? Here's what I have found ...
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How to translate or apply force to a single link in a model in Ignition Gazebo Fortress?

I have a model with multiple links and I would like to move one link to a particular pose either in translate mode or by applying forces. How to do it in Ignition Fortress ? I saw the tutorials. It ...
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Trouble running gazebo simulation on ROS2 Humble

Here is what my Launch file looks like: ...
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How to get depth data from the PX4 Gazebo simulation and visualize it in RVIZ2?

I started the simulation using make px4_sitl gz_x500_depth and able to control the simulated drone using QGroundControl as well. ...
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gz topic not publishing

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04 in a VM VirtualBox, fully updated. I compiled Gazebo Harmonic from source code and followed the "Building your own robot" tutorial creating the ...
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If I apply the 3D graphics acceleration on a virtual PC, then I can not get the correct Gazebo display with robot, only an empty world. Why?

If I apply the 3D graphic acceleration, then I can start Gazebo correctly with a robot or object displayed in the world. If I do not apply the 3D graphics acceleration, then I can use a command like <...
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Pointcloud2 ring and rgb

My LiDAR PointField has x, y, z, intensity and ring attributes. Can someone tell me how to insert rgb attribute into the PointField. I want to fuse the rgb from an image into this pointcloud.
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Variable Error in Gazebo

I am trying to build this repo from GitHub: gazebo_domain_randomization and I get an error: ...
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LiDAR and Camera Fusion

Can anyone tell me about how can I fuse LiDAR and Camera data in a way that the PointClouds are colorised based upon the Image color.For example (in Gazebo Simulation) in an autonomous vehicle there ...
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The UR5 robot does not appear in the gazebo

ROS2 version: Humble Ubuntu version: 22.04 I'm studying URDF now, and I'm trying to put UR5e on the Gazebo simulation, but it's not going well, so I have a question. I downloaded the package provided ...
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hardly to let my own gazebo model stay still

In my original urdf file,I modified the mass value to let my model seem to stay still.Now I notice the imu is shaking in rviz,so I turn to "view contacts"in gazebo,the green light is shaking ...
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LiftDrag plugin for Gazebo garden parameters

I'm trying to simulate (accurately) a Cessna 172 using Gazebo garden, which implies using the LiftDrag plugin to simulate the aerodynamic forces. Looking at other models such as zephyr with ardupilot ...
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ArduPilot plugin for gazebo documentation

i'm trying to simulate a cessna 172 using Gazebo garden, and i'd like to control it within the simulation using the ArduPilot plugin. I've seen on the official websites some examples using the zephyr ...
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Is it possible to run the same world on parallel Gazebo simulations?

I'm trying to understand whether it is possible to run parallel simulations of the same world using concurrent instances of Gazebo Servers, and if so how to do it. Is this supported out of the box? ...
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ROS2 Ackermann Steering Car is not moving and wheels are not turning

I've been trying to figure out why my robot will not turn or move forward in Gazebo or Rviz2. I'm using ROS2 Humble and the ros2_control for the Ackermann Controller. So far, my robot properly spawns ...
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Node::Advertise(): Error advertising topic [/theBot/joint_cmd]. Did you forget to start the discovery service?

I am very new to gazebo. as of now I am trying to integrate ROS2 humble + URDF + gazebo but I keep getting this error message whenever I try to move the model in gazebo ...
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ROS2/Gazebo fuel.ignitionrobotics.org URL deprecated

I have installed ROS2 Humble + Gazebo Fortess on 22.04.1-Ubuntu. I am following this documention https://docs.ros.org/en/humble/Tutorials/Advanced/Simulators/Gazebo/Gazebo.html When I run: ...
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