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odom frame behaves mischievously in rviz when Configuring Robot Localization with error message TF_OLD_DATA

I am trying to learn ros2 nav2 localization link but when I add the ekf.yaml to launch description rviz behaves mischievously to be specific: odom frame moves in rviz randomly and this is the error ...
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pointcloud2_to_xyz_array not giving good visualization for ROS1 but working for ROS2

I have 2 setups: Setup #1: Ubuntu 20.04 focal Virtual cloud machine with arm64 architecture with ROS1 noetic, classic gazebo (which runs husky simulation from clearpath robotics) Setup #2: Ubuntu 22....
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[ROS2 Foxy]RVIZ crashes when using Nav2- Turtlebot3

I am currently working on my masters degree project I am using Turtlebot3(Raspberry pi 3B+ version) and I am using ROS2 Foxy on a ubuntu Dualboot I use this command on my ubuntu to launch the ...
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Mounting the ur5e robotic arm on a table

I am working on testing motion planning algorithms on a robotic arm. My arm collides with the ground while moving it from one point to another point. My solution to this problem is to mount the arm on ...
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Drawing in gazebo ROS

I am trying to simulate motion for a ur5e robotic arm. I am using the concept of Rodrigues rotation to get the orientation for the end effector. Is there any way to draw a line in gazebo or RViz from ...
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Unintentional point cloud duplication during depth image conversion

I have a quite challenging question. I use ROS Melodic on Ubuntu18.04. My goal is to transform a ROS depth image to pointcloud2 format and show it in rviz. The theory seems ok, but I do not now where ...
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Count number of collisions while navigating to goal

I have the navigation stack working in ROS Kinetic on my computer. In Stage ROS simulations, I can specify the goal and the robot navigates to it. I need to count the number of collisions (if any) ...
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How to setup ROS and it's GUI tools in local server and connect to local macbook

I recently started learning ROS and I am having Macbook (MacOS Catalina) which is not ideal for running ROS. So, I decided to install ROS in my local home ubuntu 20.04 desktop server and connect it to ...
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How to remap /move_base_simple/goal to my own topic in turtlebot3_navigation?

I am running turtlebot3_navigation and want to make it subscribe to my own waypoints topic /my_waypoints rather than RVIZ's Set 2D Goal topic ...
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Rviz Status Error in Costmap: Update area outside original area

“update area outside of original map area” is the error I get when visualising the topic /move_base/global_costmap/costmap. The cost map displays correctly, there is nothing on google or the docs to ...
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Multi-Agent simulation causing trouble in Rviz

I'm trying multi-agent simulations using ROSBOT 2.0 by husarion. I'm comfortable with single agent but when it comes to multiple agents I'm able to spawn them and control them independently but the ...
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What causes rviz black screen at startup?

I have been running the same rviz conf for months and mostly have had no issues. But lately there is often a black screen at rviz startup and it happens seemingly randomly, without any error messages ...
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Running ROS, Gazebo and RViz on Macbook

I have recently started learning robotics. Being at uni, I had access to Linux PCs where I could easily run ROS and Gazebo. However, due to the current pandemic and closure of universities, I now have ...
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ROS Laser Scan rotates with the robot in RVIZ

I am currently working on developing a ROS application for autonomous navigation using AMCl. I am first trying to get move_base to work before continuing with AMCL. ...
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RLException: neither a launch file package nor a launch file name

To get straight to the point I want to know how to fix this error and understand it, what is an RLException? Why am I getting this? How can I avoid this later? Below I will post what I did step by ...
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Coordinates seem to show overlapping but RViz doesn't

How can you place two objects that seem to overlap with their units but appear stacked on top of each other [original intent] in RViz? I was watching this video tutorial on ROS and URDF. I have ...
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Robot moves sideways in RVIZ ROS

I'm using robot_localization to fuse odom, imu and gps data on a husky robot. After fusion, the robot now moves forward in gazebo but sideways in rviz. I found this question. But the suggested ...
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Robot moving sideways in RVIZ ROS

Hi, I have a wheeled-legged robot as you can see in the picture. When I simulate it in ROS-Gazebo it works fine, however at the same time in Rviz it moves sideways instead of forward or backwards. I ...
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Calculating the distance of a point from point cloud data

I'm getting the x,y,z values for three points as follows: x : -0.357200 y: -0.205010 z: 0.940000 ...
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Running ROS on Digital Ocean?

Has anyone done this? Create a "droplet" or whatever they call it and set up ROS, and be able to actually run roscore, gazebo, rviz, etc. from there? I can imagine various complications, like having ...
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Fiducials in conjuction with AMCL

I'm having some trouble getting fiducials (using aruco_detect) to work alongside amcl. The goal here is to use normal amcl localization when a fiducial is not present, and to switch to localization ...
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RViz: How to Visualize a Voxblox Mesh as a MarkerArray?

I am currently trying to run the test cow and lady dataset with Voxblox. The process appears to execute properly in the terminal, but I cannot view the mesh in RViz. When I try to add the topic <...
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