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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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xacro dependency problem while installing gazebo_ros_pkgs on ROS Groovy

I'm running ROS Groovy on Ubuntu 12.04, and I'm trying to install Gazebo 1.9 from sources, as explained in the online tutorial on the official wiki. I can clone the repos (including ros_controllers) ...
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Robot-Plugin is Loaded again when spawning another Robot

Hi, I recognized that every time I spawn more than one robot using gazebo_ros_pkgs the Plugins of the already spawned robots are reloaded (load is called again...). ...
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Gazebo 1.5 crash on startup, InvalidNameException

I had some problems with old sdf files, I got warnings with the default empty_world so I now use a custom empty world. Warning [parser.cc:361] Converting a deprecated SDF source[/opt/ros/groovy/stacks/...
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Gazebo parse problem with Groovy

Hello, I have just installed ros-groovy and when I try to run the gazebo example: roslaunch gazebo_worlds empty_world.launch there is no problem, but if I try to ...
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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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SkidSteerDrivePlugin

Hi all, I'm trying to work with new skid steering drive plugin and URDF model of Pioneer 3AT. I included plugin to my URDF file, but still getting: ...
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Install DRC Sim on Ubuntu 12.04 + Groovy

Hi! I have installed ROS Groovy on Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install DRCSim without installing fuerte. Is there a way of do this? If so, Where can I find some instructions for doing it? Thanks, ...
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is DRCSIM,for groovy?

there is a missing link between the ROS and GAZEBO-1.7 . DRCSIM seems to be a way of fixing the link. I am wondering, does DRCSIM supports groovy, which is the version I am using???? Originally ...
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gazebo standalone ROS plugin crashes

Hello all, I am using gazebo 1.7.1 standalone with Ros-Groovy and I want to write a plugin that works with ROS. Actually, I wanted to recreate the plugin found @ simulator_gazebo/gazebo_plugins/src/...
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Simulator_gazebo (1.5) and ROS groovy

I'm trying out simulator_gazebo with groovy. I noticed that when I tried to add a turtlebot to a test world that there were errors and warnings (see below). But it seems to be working. ...
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How to write ROS package for gazebo

Hi, I designed my environment and robot in Gazebo environment but now I want to control it using ROS messages. How one can write code for that purpose using available ROS plugin? Originally posted by ...
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Problems spawing a simple object

As I had much problems with gazebo under fuerte I decieded to try out groovy with gazebo 1.3. But it won´t spawn a simple object. ...
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ROS Gazebo (OSX) - Waiting for master

Hello, I have embarked on the dangerous task to compile gazebo on OSX and after many linking and include changes I finally got it to compile. I am using ROS groovy, which comes with gazebo 1.3. If I ...
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GazeboRosOpenniKinect vs GazeboRosDepthCamera

The ROS Groovy simulator_gazebo package has both GazeboRosOpenniKinect and GazeboRosDepthCamera plugins. Which one is preferred? What is the difference? Originally posted by jon-weisz on Gazebo ...
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"Error [Joint.cc:408] Invalid joint index [2] when trying to apply force" with Gazebo 1.3

When spawning a URDF model using some custom controller plugins I get Error [Joint.cc:408] Invalid joint index [2] when trying to apply force spammed to the ...
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spawn_model fails in ROS groovy (Gazebo 1.3.0)

Hello, A few days ago I switched from fuerte to groovy. The shipped gazebo version at this time was 1.2.5 . Scince everything was working fine (simulating robots, spawning models, etc.) I decided to ...
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installing gazebo groovy on ros fuerte problem

Hi there, some weeks ago i trying to install gazebo in a workspace but everytime it fail, when i do the rosmake i obtain this error: ...
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ROS Groovy Gazebo cannot spawn objects

I am just trying to spawn objects and I have just copied two commands from tutorial: http://www.ros.org/wiki/simulator_gazebo/Tutorials/Gazebo_ROS_API Both give same exact errors. I have tried with ...
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Gazebo in Groovy (1.2.5) does not use translation when spawning urdf model

In earlier ROS/Gazebo versions this: ...
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gazebo hanging on Precise after upgrade from Lucid

I have two systems running Ubuntu Precise with ROS Groovy. The one installed directly from the Precise ISO runs gazebo correctly. The other one, upgraded from a previous Lucid install, will not run ...
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Gazebo's Fuerte Dependencies Causing Groovy Issues

I am using ROS Groovy but have Gazebo 1.3 and its Fuerte dependencies installed as well. I believe the urdfdom package is having issues because of having both the Fuerte and Groovy versions installed. ...
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Recommended way of using Gazebo with ROS Groovy

Hi Simulators! I'm trying to get my robot simulation working with Gazebo (currently 1.2.5) in ROS Groovy. After I checked the ROS wiki, the Gazebosim docs and the Q&A here, I'm still confused what ...
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Gazebo 1.2.5 Groovy tutorials, spawning models, setting paths?

Hi, Can I get some pointers how to set up my PATHS in ROS so I can properly use Gazebo (currently I can only start my empty.world, and cannot add my models) ? Or what else do I need to set up in order ...
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error spawning sdf models in gazebo under ROS groovy

Hi, When trying to spawn a sdf model in Gazebo 1.2, I get the following errors: Error [SystemPaths.cc:281] Unknown URI prefix[models/static_sphere.sdf] Error [ModelDatabase.cc:219] Unable to download ...
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How to install gazebo from source in ROS groovy?

Hi, I noticed after installing ROS Groovy that it still comes with the old Fuerte version of Gazebo 1.0.2 ( is this normal? ) which is buggy. Is there any tutorial how to install from source a new ...
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