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Issues importing Autodesk dae file - Segmentation Fault

I'm trying to import a model with a texture on it. I developed it with Autodesk 3Ds Max, with a .gif file as the texture. Both the dae file and the .gif are colocated in the same directory. I believe ...
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gazebo 1.9.1 : openni_kinect plugin does NOT refresh cabinet(-like) objects when move manually

I have a world where I move cabinet or similar objects (they have wood texture) and the gazebo_ros_openni_kinect driver doesn't refresh the data. It keeps seeing them even if they're no longer there ...
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Gazebo model interaction without ros

Hello, I just started to learn gazebo. I want to control my model from keyboard. There is a turtlesim example for ros,but Is it possible to take key events from gazebo without using ros? Originally ...
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How to Modify a Running Gazebo Simulation?

Hi all, So I am using roslaunch command to simulate a simple Gazebo world file which contains some cubic obstacles. I have a question which I have not been able find any solution for: Once the ...
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gps sensor in gazebo 1.9

I'm trying to attach a gps sensor to a gazebo model of a robot I have. I use a robot.urdf.xacro file to describe the robot and a robot.gazebo file to describe the sensors. I don't know how to ...
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hokuyo model-based topic name

Hello every body, I am trying to use the Hokuyo sensor for a multirobot simulation. I would like to have the laser publishing on a different topic based on the model name. Is it possible? I tried to ...
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show reference frames

Hello everybody, can someone tell me how to show in gazebo the reference frames attached to the models and the world reference frame? It would save me from the headaches I am having . Thank you! ...
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How to remove ros-groovy-simulator-gazebo without removing all of ROS?

I'm completely new to gazebo and find it difficult to understand which version I should be using in combination with ROS groovy. Here it sounds like I should stick to the ROS package ros-groovy-...
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shared parameters between plugins

Hi everybody I am writing a simulation that involves multiple plugins. Some time I need to pass data between the plugins, for example images or the positions. The thing is that all the plugins write ...
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An error in launching my custom world into Gazebo

In the tutorial of Ros integration http://gazebosim.org/wiki/Tutorials/1.9/Using_roslaunch_Files_to_Spawn_Models using the following command ...
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Gazebo 1.9 latest Ros-Hydro-Gazebo package isn't working correctly

Hey Guys, I am gotten myself into a real mess, and really need some help. I am currently running ROS Hydro, and I am aware that I need to run Gazebo 1.9.x in order for my ROS simluations to work on ...
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differential drive caster wheel problem

Hello, I am trying to build a sdf model of a differential drive, but I am having some issues. The problems are caused by the caster wheel joint. Here is the sdf code: ...
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Adding ros integrated contact sensors

Hello everyone! I'm building a biped model and I want to add a sensor that detects a collision between its foot and the ground and sends a message to a ROS topic. The 'Bumper controller' described ...
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How to change the origin in Gazebo?

I have problems when to try to load this robot: Originally posted by vncntmh on Gazebo Answers with karma: 80 on 2013-12-17 Post score: 0 Original comments Comment by AndreiHaidu on 2013-12-18: How ...
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Real Time Factor going down after insertion of a "simple" test room

Hi all, after inserting a selfmade model, a floor (around 27 meters x 2,20 meters) with one additional room (around 4 meters x 5 meters), the real time factor is going down to 0.65. The model was ...
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newbie-Example Plugins Location

Hi, I am a Gazebo newbie. In the plugin tutorials, it is mentioned that the source code is available at "gazebo_sources>/examples/plugins". Where do I find this? Is it supposed to be in ...
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Robot twitches in simulation

I'm been trying to simulate differential drive on my robot and I'm having trouble making the robot move smoothly. I've put in all of the friction coefficients and tried to apply torque to the wheels, ...
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Error [Plugin.hh:127]

Hello Everyone I was working with this Tutorial and get the same error: http://gazebosim.org/wiki/Tutorials/1.3/controlrobot/mobilebase Or http://gazebosim.org/wiki/Tutorials/1.3/controlrobot/...
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Is it possible to simulate a soccer game using Humanoids in Gazebo?

Hello Everyone!! Is it possible to simulate a soccer game using Humanoids in Gazebo? A lot of thanks!! Originally posted by vncntmh on Gazebo Answers with karma: 80 on 2013-09-27 Post score: 0 ...
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collada files not visualized in Gazebo 1.9

Hi all, I have a robot using (collada) .dae files for visualization. Before Gazebo 1.9 they worked just fine, but after updating to 1.9 they do not show up anymore. (previously I used the version ...
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How to control a Robot?

Hello Everyone! How to control a Robot? I creat this robot and not know how to move this http://gazebosim.org/wiki/Tutorials/1.9/build_robot/add_laser A lot of thanks!! Originally posted by vncntmh ...
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Gazebo 1.9 fails to load URDF (which works in RVIZ and is validate by urdfdom)

Hi, I have this irritating issue that I can not spawn my URDF model in gazebo. The model has been verified with urdfdom, and I can successfully use it in RVIZ. When I try to do so I get the following ...
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<gripper> tag (gazebo::physics::Gripper) doesn't create the fixed joint between the gripper and the object within it

I have been trying to use the <gripper> tag in my urdf robot like this: ...
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Validation between simulation and the real world

Hi all, this question is maybe more like an open or theoretical one. As one part of my work with the robot simulation I have to make some tests in the real world as well as in my simulation to ...
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Modelling environments (simple test environment) for gazebo

Hi all, for some tests and validation between our real robot and my simulated robot I want to build a simple environment in Gazebo (recreation of a simple floor or room in our university). Which ...
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Controller / PID for controlling joints through multiple values (acceleration, velocity, position)

Hi all, I am trying to control my simulated robot arm using a ROS action client / action server environment. In this context I'll be given a FollowJointTrajectoryGoal with all the trajectory points ...
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Any attempts to install Gazebo in Cygwin lately?

I know this may be crazy talk, but has anyone tried to install Gazebo in Cygwin lately? Although I see stale references to installing ROS on Cygwin, I think a couple of people have had some recent ...
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gazebo_gui-3 error when starting gazebo with roslaunch

Hey I have this problem that's happening more often the whole last week when starting gazebo using roslaunch, I haven't installed any updates though. Is there any permanent solution for it because it ...
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How to run Gazebo 1.9 headless

For a series of unattended simulations, we'd like to utilize a bunch of VMs on a server. For this, we'd like to run a Gazebo simulation server in headless mode (since a] the server has no graphics ...
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Can a graphics card speed up Gazebo?

I am running Gazebo on a laptop which is geared with 2 graphics cards, one Intel (low spec and low power consumption) for one nVidia (more powerful). I do not see any performance gap between the two, ...
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Service call failed when defining erratic robot for gazebo 1.9

Hi all, I changed the urdf of erratic robot to make it compatible with gazebo 1.9. But now when i try to spawn the robot inside empty world it gave me following error (last lines of gazebo terminal). <...
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Defining material scripts in gazebo 1.9

Hi, I'm trying to load my gazebo material scripts in gazebo 1.9 together with the gazebo_ros bridge. I'm not sure what is the right way to extend the resource_path. The export gazebo_media_path ...
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rrbot_gazebo rrbot.launch - fails when topic laser scan read

Hi, I am able to launch the rrbot_gazebo rrbot.launch, and able to see the camera, but when I try to read the laser, just > rostopic echo /rrbot/laser/scan, gazebo dies with segfault. Any idea? ...
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Fail to start effort_controllers/JointVelocityController (ros_controllers)

Hi. I managed to make the effort_controllers/JointPositionController successfully works, but some of my joints need to be controlled using the velocity. When using this type, I get the following error ...
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Using Include in SDF broken after Upgrading from 1.8 to 1.9 (gzfactory seems broken)

The Ubuntu software update tool updated my gazebo install from 1.8 to 1.9, and it appears to have broken something regarding includes. I have a model (in a custom path) that includes a slightly ...
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ImportError: No module named controller_manager_msgs.srv on RRBot Ros_Control Example

Hi, I have been trying to go through the rrbot_gazebo example, having made it as far as the section on control. However I seem to be stuck at one point. Running the command '...
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Initializing controller failed (RRBOT tutorial)

Hi folks. I'm working on the tutorial of Gazebo 1.9 with rrbot and currently facing the following error messages. From the controller start launch file: ...
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Installing Gazebo 1.9 and gazebo_ros_pkgs from source (missing package cmake_modules)

Hi all, after having some problems with my already working gazebo ros plugins and the new gazebo_ros_pkgs (see my question 3557) I tried to reinstall all components (ros groovy, Gazebo and ...
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pr2_gazebo_plugins, ROS and Gazebo 1.9

Hi folks. I'm currently working on a robot and found an URDF file including Gazebo plugins. This file is based on pr2_gazebo_plugins. I'm working on Gazebo 1.9. I managed to spawn my robot in Gazebo ...
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Cannot find gazebo_ros plugins after update from 1.9.4 to 1.9.5

I just updated gazebo-prerelease through ubuntu(12.04) update manager from 1.9.4 to 1.9.5 and now gazebo cannot find the gasebo_ros plugins which were working well till now. Error [Plugin.hh:127] ...
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How to start and stop Gazebo 1.9?

Hello. This is a serious question. I faced very strong issues with Gazebo and I just find a way to manage them. This was related to the way I start and stop Gazebo (from ROS in my configuration). So: ...
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Install gazebo-1.9 stand-alone with ros-groovy on Ubuntu12.04

I intalled ros-groovy before, then installed gazebo-1.9.5 according to gazebo_ros_pkgs tutorial. But when I tried to execute command rosrun gazebo_ros gazebo or rosrun gazebo_ros-1.9 gazebo the ...
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Gazebo 1.9 - Fatal error: pcl/conversions.h: No such file or directory

Hi, I have a problem with compilation, fatal error: pcl/conversions.h: No such file or directory. My error: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6017109 Originally posted by EduardoMaciel on Gazebo ...
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installing gazebo_ros_pkgs for groovy

Hi, today i tried to reinstall gazebo and gazebo_ros_pkgs following the current instructions. Gazebo compiles and runs without ...
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How far away is ROS/Gazebo 1.9?

"Tutorials/1.9/Installing gazebo ros" Packages says: "Warning: These instructions use the latest development version of Gazebo because we are currently making a major push to revamp the ...
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