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Where do I find my gazebo installation path?

I am new to gazebo and I would like to know how to find my installed path. Please let me know. I am using gazebo-11
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Cable modelling and simulation? [closed]

I am trying to model a cable. It will be good if the cable resembles a catenary shape. I am trying to model it as links connected to fixed joints. I am unable to find any examples of it. Then, I ...
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Multiple isolated gazebo on same PC(ROS2)

I need to run multiple instances of gazebo on same PC (ROS version foxy) and want to interact with them individually like spawning a robot in one of them. I tried using different ROS_DOMAIN_ID in ...
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Problem in spawning URDF file export from solidworks to gazebo with ROS2

I have a problem in spawning the robot which is made with solidworks_urdf_exporter. The robot is able to view in RVIZ but gazebo was crash when i spawned it. I dont know is that the problem with the ...
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Using Gazebo headless mode in a GPU cluster

I have a question about image rendering in headless mode in a cluste. My task is I want to train a RL agent in the cluster. I use ROS2 and gazebo simulator. Since the algorithm needs to constantly ...
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Unable to generate laser scanner points with the GPU using the ray plugin inside a VMware machine

For some reason, I'm not able to generate laser scanner points with the GPU using the ray plugin inside a VMware machine. Is there any reason why is not possible?
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How to easily check how many laser scanner samples are being generated by the ray plugin?

Is there an easy way to check how many laser scanner samples are being generated by the ray plugin? I know I can check it in the URDF, XACRO or SDF but I want to confirm it by looking at the messages. ...
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RobotHWsim how to use it? ROS2 Humble

I'm working with an Ackermann car-like robot. I have an issue with the tf in RVIZ because to make an Ackermann steering you have to make a virtual link due to ROS2 doesn't allow yet 2 dof in a joint. ...
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Migrating a Gazebo Classic plugin library from ROS1 to ROS2

I am developing an underwater vehicle using ROS2 and I am building a simulator using Gazebo classic. I need UUV specific sensors including DVLs and depth sensors. I have been unable to find compiled ...
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Issues with Automatic Model Insertion and Movement in Gazebo with ROS2

I'm facing a peculiar issue with Gazebo and ROS2 integration, where a truck model does not move as expected when inserted into the environment automatically via a launch file, contrary to its behavior ...
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the class gazebo_ros2_control/GazeboSystem with base class type hardware_interface::SystemInterface does not exist

I have seen two posts with talking about this issue but none of them have been answered. class gazebo_ros2_control/GazeboSystem with base class type hardware_interface::SystemInterface does not exist ...
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Can't measure torque with ft sensor

I am simulating in Gazebo-classic (Gazebo 11) a simple scenario with a single link (a box) linked to the world with a revolute joint having axis along z. I followed the force-torque sensor tutorial ...
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Gravity Compensation for a UR10e controller with the UR ROS package

We're using the Universal Robots ROS package from Github for our project, with Gazebo simulating UR robots. Each joint has an Effort Controller following a predefined trajectory. However, gravity ...
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Robotic arm moves on loading inside Gazebo

I am trying to run the ros2_control_demo_example_7 package of ros2_control_demos with some modifications to spawn r6bot robot ...
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Gazebo custom mesh not showing shadow

This seems like a silly issue that I am having, but I am trying to use a custom mesh as the ground for my simulation. I have generated a .dae file containing the following tag: ...
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Hinfinty Controller for TWO wheeled self balanicng robot

I'm trying to implement a H-infinity controller in a TWO-WHEELED-SELF-BALANCING-ROBOT, already implemented LQR for the same in gazebo, where the control input was torque(used this selfbalancing robot ...
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gazebo_ros_control plugin causes all joints and links to collapse to the origin of gazebo

I'm currently trying to simulate a 6 wheeled differential drive robot in gazebo with ros noetic on Ubuntu 20.04. However, I'm running into an issue when I launch my robot into gazebo, the robot does ...
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Model loading in rviz but not visible in gazebo

I have an issue spawning my URDF model in gazebo. It works fine in rviz but when I launch it in gazebo the model shows up in model parameters but I don't get any visuals. My theory is that since ...
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Gazebo Classic - Inertia Visual Does not Match Robot Shape

With the following values, the inertia visual in Gazebo 11 matches the basic shape. (inertia implementation at bottom of post) ...
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IMU Sensor not working when enabling lockstep in Gazebo 11

I have a robot with an IMU sensor (using libgazebo_ros_imu_sensor.so). When I Gazebo, it generates IMU messages on the appropriate topic. I'm trying to do visual-inertial odometry, so I need the IMU ...
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Gazebo 11.10 no namespaces found issue

I'm using ROS2 iron for a robot I have using URDF and XACRO on Ubuntu 22.04, which seems to be working fine in RViz. After trying to spawn it, I ran into a "No Namespaces Found" error, and ...
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Gazebo custom model structure

How can I organize the model structure when using gazebo? I have a world file which include a robot with ...
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How to control a closed kinematic chain in Gazebo?

I am trying to control a closed kinematic chain in Gazebo 11 using ros2_control and gazebo_ros2_control. I know, that closed kinematic chains are not supported by URDF, therefore I've closed the loop ...
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Using standalone gazebo 11, and no gui will spawn

I am trying to use gazebo through c++ (without calling from command line). I have a main.cpp file something like following ...
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Gazebo 11.14 Physics ContactManager Update Rate

I am using Gazebo version 11.14.0 with ROS Noetic. I searched in the Gazebo API documentation for the update rate of the physics contact manager: ...
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Spawning a world in Gazebo while connected to the internet results in tf jumps in time

Simply spawning a world in Gazebo 11 with a ROS 2 launcher (quoted at the end of this question) gives me the following error: ...
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How can I dynamically change a joint defined in the URDF of a robot during runtime to update the parent link?

I'm currently working on a robotics project using ROS and Gazebo, and I'm facing the challenge of dynamically updating the parent link of a joint in the URDF during runtime. My goal is to modify the ...
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Unable to use UV mapping of DAE file in Gazebo simulator

Edited-3 Problem solved: I will put a complete description to robotics.snowcron.com in few days. It is going to take few pages :) Brief description: There were some "features" of Collada ...
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How to add a segmentation camara to robot

As the title mentioned, I want to add a segmentation camera to my robot for a gazebo simulation. I've built my robot using urdf and have already added a realsense d435 cam on it. I do find documents ...
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wheels dont move at the same speed

I'm working with ROS2 Humble and Gazebo 11. I'm doing a 4 wheel robot with Ackermann steering using the gazebo_plugins_Ackermann. The thing is I copy the example of Gazebo for this kind of car from: /...
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`gazebo_ros_ft_sensor plugin error: jointName: FT_sensor does not exist` on GEN3-KINOVA arm

Here is my urdf.xacro file (original gen3 urdf.xacro found here): ...
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Dif drive robot jumps

I have a 4-wheeled cart robot in Gazebo. When driving over obstacle, accelerating/breaking or changing direction abruptly, it gets into about 10 secs resonance: just imagine that you drive by hitting ...
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Gazebo-11, Get forces in joint in current step

I have a model plugin that read the joint wrench (GetForceTorque) and update it beforePhysicsUpdate. But I realize that the GetForceTorque, called in beforePhysicsUpdate, provides the resultant wrench ...
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Is there any reference for Gazebo exit code list?

Im using Gazebo classic for a while now. Errors such as: [gzserver-1]: process has died [pid 2622, exit code <number>...] Are a really common thing and I wondered if there is any reference for ...
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Ignition Gazebo (Fortress) has a worse Real Time Factor (RTF) than Gazebo Classic (11)

I recently started testing Gazebo Fortress and I am currently struggling with the RTF (Real Time Factor). I have a world.sdf which includes four different models and one of them is a ground plane. ...
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Fix Object in Gazebo Environment Simulation after Spawning

I am using Gazebo-11 with rospy (python) in ROS Noetic. After spawning an object (urdf) on a table with rospy, I want to fix it in the world frame, so it does not move any more. PS: I know how to ...
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How to analyse this Gazebo with turtlebot3 on ROS2 Rolling?

I've install ros2 rolling, navigation2, slam_toolbox, Gazebo 11, and the turtelbot3 in my Docker container. Running this Gazebo launch ...
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Make a light replicate the behavior of another light - Gazebo Classic

I have multiple point lights in my Gazebo environment. I'm controlling the Flashing of one of those lights with the FlashlightPlugin. I want to make the other lights follow what the 1st light is doing ...
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Gazebo doesn't publish /clock

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Programmatic Step Control in Gazebo Classic

I cannot find any resources explaining how to programmatically step through a running instance of Gazebo Classic. I would like to able to specify e.g. "run the simulation for 5ms and the pause ...
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Joint Position Controller Plugin doesn't subscribe to any topics

I am trying to get the Joint Position Controller working with either Gazebo Fortress of Gazebo Garden. For the former I start the demo simulation with: ...
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Gazebo Classic - How to make a directional light source flash?

I want to control the (flashing) behavior of a directional light source using a plugin. I came across the FlashLightPlugin which controls the flashing behavior of a point source.. I thought I could ...
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Fix Object in Gazebo Simulation after Spawning

I am using Gazebo-11 with rospy (python) in ROS Noetic. After spawning an object (urdf) on a table with rospy, I want to fix it in the world frame, so it does not move any more. PS: I know how to ...
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process has died [pid 8941, exit code 127, cmd 'gzserver -slibgazebo_ros_init.so

I am launching gazebo with ros2 launch gazebo_ros gazebo.launch.py Gazebo is not launched and is showing the following error: ...
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ros2 run gazebo_ros spawn_entity.py does not spawn urdf to gazebo

I have the following AMR.urdf file ...
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How to launch custom urdf in ros2

I have a package in ros2 named my_bot and an urdf file in urdf folder my_bot.urdf how can I spawn the robot into Gazebo using a <...
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Cannot launch Gazebo

I have been learning and using ROS noetic on my Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS. My OS is shown below, I excecuted "lsb_release -a". ...
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help for installing lidar on a drone

Hi all, I'm trying to install a lidar on a drone (x500, model provided by PX4 repo). I found several examples, but all seems outdated. For the plugin, an example give the name of ...
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Model in saved world file unexpectedly merges into one object

Hi guys, I am new to Gazebo and am following one of the tutorials. I have created a model using Model Editor in Gazebo. After saving the model file and importing the model in a new Gazebo instance, my ...
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Why does marker disappear when I remove static field?

Disclaimer- new to gazebo, but familiar with ROS/C++ gazebo-11 I am trying to add a model to gazebo of a marker so I can add a plugin to move that marker. However, when I remove the static field, the ...
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