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Is there any way to edit the generating map while ros2-cartographer is running

I'm using turtlebot3 package I want to edit the generating map by using ros2 topics My question is "Can we edit the map while map is being generated, both on same time"? which way should be ...
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Trouble running gazebo simulation on ROS2 Humble

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Adding FT Sensor to UR5e Gazebo Classic 11 (22.04 ROS2 Humble)

ROS2 Humble | Gazebo Classic 11 | Ubuntu 22.04 Attempting to add a force-torque sensor & plugin to the URDF of a UR5e results in the following launch error, despite the sensor being present in ...
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is VMware the reason for my gazebo not responding issues?

i installed gazebo through a tutorial from articulated robotics, it was sudo apt install ros-humble-gazebo-ros-pkgs. i used the command ros2 launch gazebo_ros gazebo.launch.py. it was working for ...
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Create `/gazebo` node with namespace

I'm using ROS2 foxy, gazebo 11. I got /gazebo ros node after running gazebo_ros launch file ...
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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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