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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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"spawn_entity.py" executable not found

i have created a workspace in ros2 humble in Ubuntu 22.04 and i am trying to spawn the robot in gazebo empty world using the following command: ros2 run gazebo_ros launch spawn_entity.py -topic ...
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Spawning via gazebo_ros spawn_entity seems to not put /tf into namespace

Hello, I want to spawn a robot dynamically via ...
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ROS2 nodes don't "step" when Gazebo simulation is stepped forward

We have a simulated robotic system running ROS2 Foxy, and we've noticed that the nodes relying on the Gazebo ROS interface remain frozen when we step the simulation forward by N iterations. Things ...
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Issue subscribing to topic that is populated from libgazebo_ros_ray_sensor.so

I have created a ray sensor in my Gazebo SDF file. This sensor includes the following plugin defined: ...
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How to use gazebo plugins found in gazebo_ros [ROS2 Foxy gazebo11]

I am trying to use the gazebo_ros_state plugin found inside the gazebo_ros folder in gazebo_ros_pkgs. I have included this inside my world file similar to the demo also found in gazebo_ros folder... <...
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Cannot teleop turtlebot3 in gazebo with melodic

I am trying to control a turtlebot3 in gazebo using ROS. I can do this without a problem in Ubuntu 16 ...
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How to get ira_laser_tools laserscan_multi_merger to subscribe to laser scans?

I'm using the laserscan_multi_merger node from the ira_laser_tools package to combine 2 laser scans. I have demonstrated this ...
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custom gazebo plugin

I've created custom modelplugin for my model in cpp how do i add it correctly in my urdf? i added it but gazebo is not recognizing it and when i add to my plugin its giving me an error so i removed ...
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TypeError: expected [string] but got [gazebo_msgs/ApplyBodyWrenchResponse]

I use rosservice to drive the rrbot model, python code is as follows: ...
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Gazebo delete_model problem

I have a slightly curious problem with /gazebo/delete_model service. I have a scene with some robots and spawn some simple boxes in runtime. Then to reset the environment, I call delete_model service ...
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MoveIt! for multiple robots

I've spawned 2 similar robots(with their controllers) with distinct namespaces (robot1,robot2) in Gazebo according to this. I intend to run two separate moveit instances to control them. For now I've ...
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Got controller gains for six-axis manipulator?

Do you have working PID gains for the effort_controllers/JointTrajectoryController of a six-axis manipulator that I could use as a starting point for tuning the ...
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Gazebo : Detecting collision with a static object using contact sensor pugin

Hi, DISCLAIMER: I know this is a gazebo question and not ROS only question. I posted on Gazebosim forum but no luck, so I am posting here. I have a staic object in a gazebo world. This static object ...
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Delay in JointStates

Hi I am working on ROS Kinetic with Ubuntu 16.04. I am simulating my robot with gazebo and ros-control however the terminal always shows this warning :: ...
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Connect ROS with Gazebo beginner tutorial

I'm new in ROS and Gazebo. I'm studying robotics at the university and I need to move a robot in Gazebo using ROS. I will control the robot with the keyboard. My problem is that I have no idea about ...
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Problem fetching the ros_controller state from controller/state topic

I am using ROS-Indigo on Ubunu 14.04. While using MoveIt! with ros-controllers I wanted to capture the data published on coro/coro_arm_controller/state topic. However while the acceleration and effort ...
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Controller Spawner stuck while loading

Hi everyone, I am working on a robotics project based in ROS where we started with out simulation in Gazebo and built all our algorithms around the simulation while waiting for our actual robot to ...
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Gazebo kinect plugin needs <interial>

I am trying to mount a kinect camera on the end-effector of a manipulator in the URDF. But the plug-in is loaded only when the reference frame has an tag: ...
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unable to find gui node in gazebo ros package

Hello, I am trying to execute drone simulator in gazebo7/ros-kinetic I've installed 'tum_simulator' from https://github.com/angelsantamaria/tum_simulator Next, I tried to test the following launch ...
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Python version to use with ROS kinetic

Which python interpreter version is most advisable to use with ROS kinetic and gazebo 7 simulator? As I read to set up ros to work with python 3 requires a extra effort. Originally posted by bxl on ...
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Modifying gazebo_ros_pkgs to build a custom version of Gazebo

Hei guys, I am not sure where to modify gazebo_ros_pkgs in order to have my modified version of Gazebo built. As far as I got I see that there is a file gazebo_ros_pkgs/gazebo_dev/cmake/gazebo_dev-...
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Elasticity/Flexibility to Robots

Hi all, Is there any way to simulate provide the elastic property of the links?. I am trying to simulate Ornithopter(a robotic bird). The problem is that the wing has to be flexible and elastic to ...
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Four-Wheeled Skid Steering in Gazebo and ROS using gazebo-ros-control

I having an issue simulating skid steering on a four wheeled rover on gazebo. The issue is that at 90 degrees and multiplicates, the rover seems to get stuck at the axis .. Here's a video showing the ...
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Error while spawning my robot in gazebo using gazebo_ros

I have the following launch file: ...
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error launching world file in gazebo

I was following this tutorial, but as i enter: roslaunch my_robot_gazebo my_robot.launch, i cant see the world in gazebo. When i enter: ...
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Saving changes to objects in gazebo_ros world file?

I'm working in ROS (Indigo, Ubuntu 14), starting gazebo 2.2.3 with rosrun gazebo_ros gazebo I go in and create a little corner of a room by dropping in a couple of ...
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ros_control makes Gazebo abort

Until last week, I was working on a robot simulation in Gazebo, with the ros_control plugin, without problems. But after a few days ago, Gazebo just started to abort with the folllowing error: ...
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Gazebo_ros_control - lwa4p

Hi I have model of schunk_lwa4p and I want to simulate and control it in gazebo with ros controllers. Everything works fine but in URDF was specified hardware interface for actuators and for joints ...
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Gazebo_ros spawn_model reference_frame not working

Hi there, I am launching the following world with the empty_world.launch file: ...
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ira_laser_tools merger doesn't subscribe to topics from laser in gazebo

Hey together, please see edit #1 and #2. The node for the laser scanner won't subscribe to the topics given in its parameters in the launch file. But the scan topics are published correctly. I am ...
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How to start gazebo_ros gazebo with DART Physics engine?

I am trying to spawn a manipulator with urdf in gazebo and control using ros_control. How do I set the physics engine to be dart? I can get gazebo to run on its own by running: gazebo -e dart. How ...
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differential_drive_controller publishing with wrong timestamps

Hello, I'm using the differential_drive_controller plugin in urdf of my robot: ...
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Gazebo laser plug-in fails to publish scan results in rviz

I have added differential drive plug-in and laser sensor (hokuyo) plug-in to my urdf file. I launched the robot in environment shown below and moved the robot using tele-operation. Then i launched ...
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Dependencies not satisfied: ros-indigo-gazebo5-msgs?

I am releasing a package via Bloom into ROS Indigo that depends on gazebo_msgs. Since the Indigo-supported version of Gazebo v2.x...
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gazebo_ros missing(indigo 14.04)

Hi everyone,I'm using indigo on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. i have installed indigo full desktop version,deleted Gazebo Ver 2 and installed Gazebo Ver 6.1.0 from the gazebosim website. i am now trying to launch ...
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Problem for install gazebo_ros_package

I want to creat a plugin in gazebo, so i need the gazebo_ros_package. I use linux 14.04 and ROS Indigo and gazebo 6. I try to install the gazebo_ros_package; $ sudo apt-get install ros-indigo-gazebo-...
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Gazebo4 packages installed with rosdep

Hello everyone, Short version: Is there any way I can install gazebo4_ros related packages (msgs, plugins,...
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Problems viewing Collada files in Gazebo-ROS

I have followed the tutorial to insert a Collada .dae file into Gazebo, so that my world file is: ...
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Unable to connect Gazebo to ROS_Control

I'm trying to follow the Gazebo ROS Control tutorial but when I run the line: roslaunch myrobot_gazebo myrobot_world.launch I get the error output: ...
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This robot has a joint named "foo" which is not in the gazebo model

I know this question exists already but it doesn't help. I want to spawn a robot from urdf using the gazebo_ros package. I noticed that this happens whenever I define a link in my urdf with no ...
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Running Gazebo and ROS on a remote instance

First off, let me say that I know that similar questions have been asked before, but I have been unable to find any answers that actually solve my problem. I am trying to run Gazebo and the associated ...
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Controlling robots in gazebo without using gazebo plugins

Is there a way to control robot models in gazebo by using external controller? I know usually it is controlled using plugins which we are adding in urdf file. I mean, without using a gazebo control ...
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spawning urdf in gazebo_ros

Does anyone know how to spawn a simple urdf box in gazebo? I want to spawn an entire robot but the gazebo tutorials on this have a bit complicated launch files and use complicatted .xacro robots. I'm ...
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Still problems with gazebo_ros and Urdf spawn

Hey guys, I am still trying to get my gazebo and ros properly work together. But every time it fails because of urdf-spawning issues. So what I am trying or tried is following: Install ROS-Indigo ...
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Coordinate frames in set_model_state topic with gazebo_ros

I am using ROS Indigo with gazebo 4.0.1 as installed by the ros-indigo-gazebo4-prerelease-* packages. I am trying to use the set_model_state topic to move a Pioneer ...
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gazebo_ros-config.cmake unknown when compiling hydro

Dear all, I am trying to compile hydro for ubuntu 12.04 LTS following these instructions - variant desktop_full. The first 119 packages (out of 259) compile fine but the 120th called rrbot_gazebo ...
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tum_simulator on ROS Hydro

hi, i'm trying to install tum_simulator on hydro. wiki.ros.org/tum_simulator However, cvg_sim_gazebo_plugins package depends on 'gazebo' package in ros. Ros hydro comes with a pre-installed gazebo but ...
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cannot create target when using gazebo_ros and tf2

I am trying to compile from source to test fix. But get error. It has to be in my CMakefile or package file. Can someone advise. Below are the files for rrbot_gazebo. There are no pgm is this dir just ...
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Error integrating Gazebo 1.9 with Ros Hydro

I am unable to wrap gazebo to interface with the the ROS. Followed the stepwise instruction in the gazebo page, everything goes fine but when I try to run the simulator it says could not connect to ...
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