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Building robot tutorial not working for MacOS

This is my first look at Gazebo. I am using a Mac - and the installation went through fine. I then started to do this tut: https://gazebosim.org/docs/harmonic/building_robot The first command to try ...
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Can I use the ros_gz_bridge program in another machine that’s not the same machine that’s running gazebo?

I’m pretty new to ROS, gazebo, and robotics software in general. But I use a Mac, which in my experience isn’t the best but it’s kind of my only option for now I use a Linux virtual machine to run ROS ...
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ROS2 listener/talker only works for talker on MacOS Sonoma 14.2 on M1-Max within docker

I have Sonoma 14.2 on my M1-Max and can not make it run for talker/listener couple of ROS2 in docker container I followed steps at here Talker sends messages but no response from listener. How should ...
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irobot create3 topics not found after setup in macos multipass vm

I have a Mac OS 14.1 and I'm seting up irobot Create3 for the first time. I've confirmed the robot works using the python web playground. I've installed Multipass <...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu 20.04 in MacOs M2 chip?

I am using ubuntu 20.04 in UTM virtual machine, but gazebo is not properly working. So I decided to install ubuntu 20.04 as dual boot but unable to make in M2 chip, any source from where I can install ...
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Install ROS and Gazebo on MacOS 14

I am a newbie in robotics. Now I am trying to install ROS and Gazebo on MacOS 14, but it is quite confusing for a newbie like me. Can you guys create a post on how to install Ros and Gazebo on MacOS ...
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Running RViz inside a docker container on macOS Sonoma

I am trying to run RViz inside a docker container created from arm64v8/ros:noetic image Background info MacBook Air M2 MacOS Sonoma 14.0 Docker Desktop Version 4.24.2 (124339) XQuartz 2.8.5 (xorg-...
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No module named 'catkin_pkg' when installing ROS 2 Iron in a conda environment for MacOS

I'm trying to install ROS 2 Iron into a new conda environment on my Mac (ARM architecture). I was following the instructions in this documentation but when I run ...
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Building ROS2 Humble on macOS Fails Due to Old pybind11

I’ve been trying to build Humble for macOS 13.5.2 (on M1). With the help of Discord, I’ve gotten further along, but now I’ve run into an issue I’m not sure how to solve. When building ...
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OGRE linking to boost fails, OSX 10.7

Trying to install groovy on my mac running lion. After appropriate tapping and following the instructions, brew install ogre (or brew install ros/groovy/ogre) gets me the following. I noticed in one ...
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Groovy Installation with MacPort fails on Mac OS X (10.7.5)

Hi all, I'm trying to install ROS Groovy on my Mac BookAir and it goes fine until I have to compile. I've followed all the steps and, after the cmake step, when I'm building ROS base I got the next ...
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CMAKE_OSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET and CMAKE_OSX_SYSROOT

Hi possible lifesavers, I am just getting started with ROS, and now having trouble with rosmake. When I try to do rosmake, it will give: ...
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How to install gtest in OS X mountain lion

Hi I have been struggling to get ROS to install properly in OS X Mountain Lion. I am very close, but I need to install gtest. This i cannot get it to do automatically through brew because Google does ...
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ROS Fuerte snags on OSX Lion

So I think I was finally able to install ROS Fuerte on Mac which cannot easily be accomplished by following religiously the tutorial in there as it keeps on hitting snags. Here are some error ...
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Rosdep install dependencies missing

I have no idea how to solve this, I did rosdep install -a as a result I get ...
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ROS fuerte swig-wx

still trying to install ROS fuerte in OSX lion this formula seems to be broken, I tried brew install -vd swig-wx long story short : ...
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Mac OS X rosmake rviz failed to load wxPython.rdmanifest

Hi everybody! After finally being able to install ROS Electric on a Mac OS X Lion, I am facing the following problem when attempting to build rviz: ...
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Mac OS X install error: No available formula for gtest

Hi Everybody! I am trying to install ROS Electric on OS X Lion. I follow this tutorial but when I execute the command ...
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Error building Fuerte on OSX

I tried building Fuerte on OSX Lion but got the following boost error: ...
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Another OSX Lion snag: no formula for libyaml

On my brand new today Macbook Pro 10.7.4, following the instructions here, it fails on step 1.2.2: ...
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Rviz fuerte and master electric

Hi all, I have a robot which is running ROS electric. On my macbook pro instead I have compiled Rviz fuerte (under osx Lion). I set the ROS_MASTER on my mac and I'm able to communicate with the ROS ...
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Rviz build fails under Osx, ROS fuerte

Hi all, I'm trying to compile Rviz under Osx Lion. I'm using Homebrew as package manager and I'm following the instruction reported on the ROS wiki. After having fixed some problems during the ...
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Openni_Launch on Lion with Xtion

I'm just returning to ROS after some time. How do you get openni_launch installed in OSX? I've been able to consistently get ROS Fuerte installed on Lion. using: http://ros.org/wiki/fuerte/...
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error while installing log4cxx file

i am getting error while trying to install log4cxx file on my mac os x lion. make[2]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1 make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1 make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1 ...
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failed make install on lion with latest homebrew instructions

I'm having limited success getting ROS up and running on mac lion and Xcode 4.3.2. I had a version of electric up using dependencies from mac ports, but couldn't get rviz working. Since then fuerte ...
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Error compiling g2o for RGBD-Slam

I tried to compile g2o for rgbd-slam, but it fails with: ...
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Ros Fuerte on Lion OSX: make -j8

I had to install a couple extra things to get here such as: brew install Qt I went and installed wxPython on my own. I chose: wxPython2.9-osx-cocoa-py2.7 Maybe that is my issue, but I tried: wxPython2....
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Error compiling pcl_ros on Fuerte

I am having trouble getting pcl_ros to compile on OSX. I forked rosdistro and created the rosdep for pcl, I also upgraded my XCode to 4.3.2 and installed the command line tools. I also got rid of ...
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How do I update rosdep rules for OSX?

In Fuerte, how do I update the rosdep rules for packages like PCL, OpenNI, etc? Originally posted by Kevin on ROS Answers with karma: 2962 on 2012-04-29 Post score: 3
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Failed depth_image_proc build on OSX

I am having a problem getting depth_image_proc to compile on OSX 10.7.3 for Fuerte. I forked rosdistro and added a homebrew line for pcl (which is installed ... 1.5.1), but it still fails. Any ...
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joint_state_publisher on OSX

When running joint_state_publisher on OSX Lion, I encounter the following error ...
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Problem of install fuerte on Mac

When i try to run Cmake with: cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/ros/fuerte -DSETUPTOOLS_DEB_LAYOUT=OFF it shows a error -- +++ catkin -- Could NOT find PY_em (missing: PY_EM) CMake Error at ...
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Ros installation of fuerte fails on OS X lion

I have boost installed, yet Cmake in build shared library, says it cannot find Boost. (I am using boost_1_48_0 ). Where should I put boost ? Originally posted by marcalpv on ROS Answers with karma: ...
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rosinstall on OSX 10.7/Xcode4.2.1 fails at rosmake ros_comm

Following procedure http://www.ros.org/wiki/electric/Installation/OSX/Homebrew 1.6 rosinstall failed at "rosmake ros ros_comm --rosdep-install": [ rosmake ] Generating Install Script using ...
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MacOSX 10.7 ROS Installation python-eggs write permission error

Following Homebrew instructions on http://www.ros.org/wiki/electric/Installation/OSX/Homebrew, Desktop-Full rosinstall, stops with this error message: File "/System/Library/Frameworks/Python....
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How do I get depth_image_proc?

The package summary for depth_image_proc say it is new in ROS Electric however my Electric (OSX 10.7.3) doesn't have it installed under the image_pipeline folder. I tried updating my ROS Electric ...
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Tools bar missing from rviz on Mac OS X

Hi everyone! I've just noticed that my rviz is not showing the Tools bar, this is the bar on the top that has buttons for moving the camera, selecting, setting goals, etc. I installed ros electric ...
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How to rosmake pcl_ros in Mac OS X?

Hi everyone! I'm trying to rosmake pcl_ros but I'm bumping into this error: ...
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ROS installation on Mac with Homebrew--bootstrapping issues?

Hi! I'm trying to install ROS on my MacBook Pro (running Mac OS X 10.7.3). I have followed everything in the installation instructions here (http://www.ros.org/wiki/electric/Installation/OSX/Homebrew)...
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Why can't ogre_tools find wxWidgets for rviz on OS X?

Hi! I'm trying to compile rviz on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3 but I'm having some problems with ogre_tools and wxWidgets. Apparently ogre_tools is not finding wxWidgets. Here's the output: {------------------...
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How to compile stage on Mac OS X Lion?

Hi! I'm trying to compile stage on my OS X but I'm getting an error with libjpeg: $ rosmake stage --rosdep-install Using environment variable ROS_OS_OVERRIDE name = osxbrew version = lion [ rosmake ] ...
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rosserial_arduino error

I am using OSX 10.7.3 with Arduino IDE 1.0 When I followed the directions to install rosserial from source, I did: hg clone https://kforge.ros.org/rosserial/hg rosserial. Everything compiled and I ...
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OS X Installation Error

I am attempting to install ROS on OS X Lion. I've used ROS a lot in Linux but would like to be able to run ros distributed onto a Mac. I am getting stuck on step 1.6 with a "python-svn could not ...
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Rosdep errors on osx; cant find dependencies

I just downloaded a vanilla ROS install for osx (desktop-full, electric), and my ultimate goal is to build the openni-kinect libraries. Problems there aside, I seem to be encountering numerous errors ...
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problem with installing ros on mac osx lion (common_rosdeps)

I am using homebrew when installing ros with, ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: ps3joy on OSX

I see the package for Linux to use a PS3 Dual Shock joystick, but is there a similar package for OSX? Thanks. Originally posted by Kevin on ROS Answers with karma: 2962 on 2012-01-29 Post score: 2
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Installing Gazebo on a mac (Lion OSX)

Have anyone installed Gazebo in an iMac? I am trying to install it in Lion (mas OSX). I have downloaded the source code, tar it, use make, and then got stuck trying to use cmake. The problem seem to ...
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Troubles with rxgraph, rxplot, and rxbag on OSX with Homebrew and Electric

Hi All, I followed the installation instructions for OSX (Lion) using Homebrew and many things are working great. However, I'm unable to get rxgraph, rxplot, or rxbag to work. rx-1.6.1 ROS Electric ...
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Rviz/rviz_qt ogre DYNLIB_LOAD (mac lion)

Hi, I can get rviz and rviz_qt to compile on OS X. However when I try to use the plugin it fails in the ogre DYLIB_LOAD call. I have tracked it down to one typo in plugin.cfg where a slash is missing ...
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subprocess.CalledProcessError while installing on OSX

I'm getting this error while installing electric on Mac OSX 10.7 Lion. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. ...
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