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Simulating BlueROV2 with Gazebo 11 in ubuntu 20.04 and ROS Noetic

I’m trying to simulate bluerov2 with gazebo 11 in ubuntu 20.04 in ros noetic. I tried the famous bluerov_ros_playground but it's not working as it should. My guess is that freefloating_gazebo is not ...
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Gazebo plugin camera feed inside gazebo simulation

We are using interbotix wx200 arm . in that Gazebo simulation how do i import live video feed inside Gazebo environment. We are using intel real sense camera. I want whatever capturing that to be ...
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Is it possible to run a Gazebo Classic simulation distributed across more than one machine?

Currently I'm working on a project where we use ROS2 Humble integrated with Gazebo Classic. One of our goals is to distribute the Gazebo simulation so that the Gazebo world and each robot present on ...
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Alternatives to Gazebo Fortress (Building Editor) Feature?

I've recently transitioned to using Gazebo Fortress and noticed that it lacks a built-in building editor feature, which was a beneficial tool in Gazebo Classic. This editor was essential for creating ...
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How to set ekf_node in robot_localization?

What I'm currently doing is I'm trying to replace Gazebo 11 with Gazebo garden in this document. However, I ran into a problem when learning robot_localization. First, I try to set ekf_filter_node as ...
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Difference between gzclient, gzserver and gazebo

When I run ros2 launch turtlebot3_gazebo turtlebot3_world.launch.py, gazebo is launched. Then, I run: ...
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How can I simulate in rviz or gazebo

I want to simulate many behaviors of wheeled mobile robot such as mapping or navigation.I have found that ROS have package like navigation and gmapping,how can I run this package in simulation ...
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Husky, turtlebot like simulators for ROS-lunar?

I have been using ROS-Lunar, I tried Husky and Turtlebot but they both arent supported by Lunar. Are there any similar simulators that I can get to use for my gazebo? If not, is there any way by which ...
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ros kinetic nao simulation

hi everyone i am a newbie in robotics , is there any nao simulator that i can install in my machine , i am using ros kinetic on ubuntu 16.04, i have done some searches before asking, it seems that ...
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Use Geomagic touch for controlling 7 dof robot in rvizz or gazebo

Hi, I am new in ros and trying to implement a simulation framework to control a 7dof robot using geomagic touch device. I have studied basics of ros and simulation in gazebo and rviz. Can anyone ...
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Book: Mastering ROS for Robotics Programming, 2nd Edn; Chapter 3 - Simulating Robot using ROS & Gazebo

I am facing many problems. I am trying to learn ROS from the book they have supported officially but unfortunately, I am facing problem. I tried to simulate the model given in Chapter 2 of the same ...
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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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How to use existing ROS package to build my own self navigation robot?

I have designed a differential drive robot similar to Turtlebot in solidworks and launched it in Gazebo successfully after developing a URDF model out of it. I want to simulate the robot in gazebo for ...
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Rendering outdoor world in Gazebo

How would you simulate an outdoor environment with the Gazebo simulator? e.g. I would need to provide a texture map of the ground, sky and background, so that the robot sees more than just a flat ...
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Simulate urban city roads

Hello I wanted to simulate a busy urban road,similar to Darpa Urban Challenge for an autonomous self-driving-car. I'm in search of simulators for that. I've seen gazebo since its integration with ROS ...
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Is gazebo a good simulator? Or are there any better ones?

I found gazebo when I was roaming around and trying to learn how ROS runs. I came across gazebo and it seemed pretty cool. I want to learn if it is a good simulator or can you suggest any other? Can i ...
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Hydro turtlebot simulator bringup issues

I am having problems getting the turtlebot simulator up and running in hydro. I installed ROS, gazebo, turtlebot_gazebo stacks and followed the instructions given here I am getting the following when ...
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drive robot in gazebo ros with Clearpath Husky A200 or other robots

Hi to all, I'm using ROS groovy in my Ubuntu 12.04 and I've installed gazebo under ROS in order to use Husky A200 robot in the virtual environment. Everything is working good, but I'm not able to ...
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How to load Clearpath Husky model in gazebo with ROS

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed ROS, Gazebo and Clearpath files. I have a Husky robot and I'd like to test my code without having to connect the robot to my USB port each time. It would ...
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ROS and Gazebo: Documentation Soon?

Now that ROS and Gazebo are both under the umbrella of OSRF, when will we be getting updates to the ROS.org documentation of gazebo? The Gazebo website says "Only install Gazebo from here, and ...
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TurtleBot simulator does not launch properly

I used VirtualBox ROS provided by NooTriX. When I launch TurtleBot simulator by typing roslaunch turtlebot_gazebo turtlebot_empty_world.launch it keeps showing a warning message Warning [RaySensor.cc:...
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Sensors in Gazebo

Hi all! I'd like to add an hokuyo laser to the pioneer that I'm simulating with gazebo. But I don't know how to do it. I've seen that with Gazebo you can simulate an erratic robot with a laser on it. ...
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Using GPS's data with robot_pose_ekf in Gazebo simulation

Hi. I am now doing simulation of robot with a GPS sensor attached. The sensor plugin I used is the GPS plugin provided by the Hector team. The way I make use of the GPS data is as followed: I use the ...
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gazebo usage of textures / pictures

I am trying to build a model of robot arm in simulation with checkerboards on it for image recognition. For this I use the simple arm model. Is there somewhere a good description of all the ...
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gazebo wg_world.launch doesn't show world

Hi, I'm running ros fuerte on ubuntu 12.04 in a virtual machine. I'm trying to run gazebo examples, in this case i want to run this tutorial "3D Willow Garage Map", but i get this error and ...
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Visualize estimated and true turtlebot position in rviz

Hi, I want to illustrate the displacement of the correct and estimated position in rviz. Hence, I started the turtlebot simulation runing in Gazebo with a small office environement. A map of the ...
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can not launch gazebo and rviz

hi I'm new to ROS and got trouble. I installed ubuntu10.04 on VM ,ROS-cturtle-pr2all. when rosdep install gazebo_worlds executing this script: set -o errexit #No Packages to install when roslaunch a ...
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what is inside your $PYTHONPATH?

Hello all, I am trying to find a solution for the problem I have with this error message: import rospkg ImportError: No module named rospkg Can somebody tell me what it should be inside the $...
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Gazebo initial view of world - my rendering:gui fltk tag is not working

Ubuntu 12.04 Fuerte Gazebo 1.0.2 Hi The following posts describe how to set the initial distance/orientation of the static camera view when your Gazebo .world file loads: http://answers.ros.org/...
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ImportError: No module named rospkg

Hello All, After installing ROS on my Ubuntu, I was trying to follow the tutorials under the simulator_gazebo. But I have gotten an error message for this command: ...
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