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transform broadcaster orientation problem

Hello, I am using a turtlebot 2 with ros-groovy. I have successfully wrote a publisher that takes the base_link and broadcasts that info. I am working on writing a broadcaster for the base_footprint. ...
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Why would librviz (in Python) only sometimes read the config file?

I am using librviz in a GUI using python (PyQt/PySide) I started with the librviz tutorial (docs.ros.org/hydro/api/rviz_python_tutorial/html/) and was able to use my own config files to show the ...
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Turtlebot - Unable to acquire data image from camera

Hello everybody, I looked for a solution in the forum, analyzing the different answers/questions but I still don't find a solution to my problem. Some basic information: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit ...
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Turtlebot gmapping demo not generating map, any help?

I am using the turtlebot packages for groovy on an iRobot Create. If I just run the gmapping_demo, there is no boundary being generated when I point the robot to a wall. Just in case, I save this &...
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Error when running the Turtlebot_bringup launch file

Hi, I am trying to implement 2D slam on an old iRobot Create with a Kinect attached to it. This is the procedure I am following - I have the iRobot Create. I install the ros-groovy-brown-driver to ...
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How to retrieve data from Kinect using rviz

Hello community I am trying to retrieve image and point cloud data from kinect, which is connected to the ASUS 1025C netbook. The green LED on kinect is blinking, which I am assuming confirms that it ...
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pcl17 with turtlebot

Hi, I am trying to use KinFuLS that is part of of pcl17 with turtlebot (groovy). Because turtlebot comes with it's own package, it already seem to have pcl 1.6.0 built. I have followed a tutorial that ...
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Autonomous Navigation of a Known Map with TurtleBot Problem

Hi, I'm totally new in ROS-Groovy and turtlebot 2(Kobuki) on Ubuntu 12.04(64bit). I followed TurtleBot tutorials, section 1 to 3 were OK. But I met some difficulties with basic tutorial about "...
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Large pose jumps in gmapping

Hi! I have a Turtlebot with Create base, a Hokuyo laser scanner, and no Kinect, running Groovy. When I use gmapping (through the gmapping_demo), or even when navigating in a static map (through ...
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ROS/Turtlebot Wiki: How to distinguish between computers

Hello, I am setting up my Turtlebot (v1) today: installing Ubuntu 12.10, installing & configuring ROS, and I've run into an issue. I am having difficulty distinguishing, in the Turtlebot wiki, ...
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socket error when starting turtlebot 2

There is some error messages like this when starting. $roslaunch turtlebot_bringup minimal.launch ...
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Turtlebot bringup problems

Hello, I am having problems with the turtlebot_bringup package on Turtlebo 1 (iRobot Create base). I am using ROS Groovy on both the netbook and workstation, and I have edited the minimal.launch file ...
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turtlebot_bringup error - invalid <param> tag

I installed turtlebot packages from debs. When I run minimal.launch I get the following error ...
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Error while connecting to Roomba using roomba_500 package

As soon as I run --> rosrun roomba_500_series roomba560_node it gets connected for a fraction of second and then displays the error message ...
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What does "Start Turtlebot" button do?

I just started working on Turtlebot2. I find a ros-turtle button on top (in the turtlebot laptop) which says 'start turtlebot'. What does it do exactly ? When I click, it changes to 'starting ...
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Turtlebot 2 errors

Updated: I removed everything from the turtlebot laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04, installed ros-groovy-desktop and went through debs installation for the TurtleBot. I do not get errors with bringup ...
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Turtlebot 2 and arbotix

I am a recent convert to Ubuntu and have picked up a Turtlebot 2. I have been able to go through almost all the tutorials with little problems that I have been able to figure out and fix through some ...
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ROS Groovy Turtlebot Install from Debs Path error

Hello! I am following the instructions from here: ros.org/wiki/turtlebot/Tutorials/groovy/Installation Doing the debs installation to create my turtlebot computer. I got all the way down to: One last ...
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