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How to combine Moveit2 and Gazebo in Ros-Humble

anyone has an example on how to combine Moveit2 and Gazebo and to make the robot move in Gazebo using the Rviz2 from Moveit2
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base Link is invisible in Gazebo-11

I dont understand why the base_link is transparent, every other Link looks fine. ...
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Launch two urdfs under same spawner giving issues with different descriptions

I'm trying to launch two robots (panda and iiwa) under the same urdf spawner node. Both robots have a different robot description that I pass to the node as a parameter. My issue is that for some ...
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Gazebo ignition spawn_entity equivalent

When designing simulations in Gazebo Classic it was possible to spawn robots in the simulation with the launch file spawn_entity from the gazebo_ros pkg. Is there any equivalent in to that in Gazebo ...
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Issues with Automatic Model Insertion and Movement in Gazebo with ROS2

I'm facing a peculiar issue with Gazebo and ROS2 integration, where a truck model does not move as expected when inserted into the environment automatically via a launch file, contrary to its behavior ...
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How to spawn robot in Gazebo from robot_description topic?

I am trying to launch a Gazebo simulator and spawn a model in the simulator form the /robot_description topic. This already worked sometimes but now I get the ...
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Gazebo doesn't free RAM when deleting a TurtleBot3 model using the /delete_entity service

For the needs of my project, I wrote a node in ROS2 that sequentially pauses the simulation in Gazebo, spawns the TurtleBot3 at the desired location, starts the simulation, pauses the simulation, and ...
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Spawning an Sdf Model in ROS humble

I have created an Object using Blender and was able to add the Add to the Path File in Ros Humble Gazebo it worked, how to open the same SDF file using Python Launch file.
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ros2 run gazebo_ros spawn_entity.py does not spawn urdf to gazebo

I have the following AMR.urdf file ...
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robot does not spawn in ros2

I am trying to spawn custom urdf in ros2. I have following launch file ...
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{spawn_model-5} process has died

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Spawn_model for gazebo.urdf files

Hi, I want to edit the file turtlebot3_world.launch that's code is the following in Melodic: ...
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gazebo spawn_model from .py source code

env: Ubuntu 14.04, ROS Indigo. Is there a way to spawn models from the code? I was referring to gazebo_msgs/SpawnModel.srv. Tried, ...
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How can I spawn multiple of the same robot, and control them individually?

Hey, I'm using Indigo for a project involving swarms of robots. I want to be able to spawn and control multiple of the same URDF into Gazebo. I've been attempting to use the RRBot (from this tutorial: ...
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Gazebo_ros spawn_model reference_frame not working

Hi there, I am launching the following world with the empty_world.launch file: ...
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Random number in launch file

Hi all, I'm using ROS Indigo with Gazebo to simulate a robot and I would like to spawn my robot at random positions in the world. I use launch files to start the whole simulation. In these launch ...
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Still problems with gazebo_ros and Urdf spawn

Hey guys, I am still trying to get my gazebo and ros properly work together. But every time it fails because of urdf-spawning issues. So what I am trying or tried is following: Install ROS-Indigo ...
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can not add a name space to spawn node

I have the following launch file: ...
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Gazebo Spawns My Model Really, Really Far Away

Hello all, I am trying to spawn my robots urdf model in gazebo using rosrun gazebo spawn_model -file H20_urdf.urdf -urdf -model Robot -z 0.5 But it spawns my robot ...
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Gazebo SDF model loading in Groovy

I have a correct Gazebo 1.2 model, slightly modified from the Gazebo tutorial. If that model with it's manifest.xml is in ~/.gazebo/models, then Gazebo of ROS can see and load this model. Now I would ...
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unable to set initial pose in gazebo spawn_urdf_model (groovy)

I've just updated from Fuerte to Groovy, and seem to have lost the ability to spawn an object at a given pose. Steps that reproduce this reproduce this problem (after updating to groovy): ...
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problem with plugin in gazebo

Hi i was trying to spawn again a urdf model that I spawned a lot allready but today it isn't recognizing the plugin any ideas? the plugin that is doing it- ...
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problem loading walls model in gazebo 1.0

Hi I have some problems switching to gazebo 1.0. My old .model file seem to be invalid (although there are others in the gazebo_worlds package that still seem to work and are parsed in "...
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Problem with spawn_model in gazebo

Hello, I am trying to spawn a table and a coffee cup into the empty world of pr2 following this tutorial http://www.ros.org/wiki/pr2_simulator/Tutorials/BasicPR2Controls: ...
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Gazebo spawn_model hangs (wrong ros namespace)

Hello I have a problem with Gazebo. When I try to launch the model of a robot, I get the following message: loading xml from ros parameter model, but I never get to see the robot in the simulator. The ...
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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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Adding lights in Gazebo world

Hi, I have created the model of a house in gazebo with furniture and doors. Now I would like to add lights to the environment. That is by calling a service I want to switch on and off the light. Going ...
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Display urdf file in gazebo

Hi, I made a program that autommatically generate an .urdf file from a .fig file (generate by Xfig editor). When I display my urdf file with RViz, the objects and colors are like they should be so ...
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Fuerte - no transformations published when using spawn_model

Hello fellow ROSers, I've recently tried upgrading from Electric to Fuete but I'm getting errors relating to publishing of the transforms after I spawn a model. I started out with the simple spawning ...
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Gazebo: robot oscillates after spawn

Hi everyone: I just managed to spawn my NXT robot in a Gazebo empty world, but when I hit play it starts to oscillate around its center of mass (I guess). I recorded a video to show this behavior. I ...
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gazebo spawning objects crash

Hi guys, I have the following launch file in my project: ...
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Spawn URDF Joint Stiffness

I am trying to spawn a URDF model in Gazebo without loading a controller for the robot. I have found that the joints are very 'floppy' when no controller is loaded. Is there a command in the launch ...
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Should spawn_model set namespace to rospy.get_namespace() by default?

Hi! I've been working with multi-robot scenarios using gazebo. I use nested (included) launch files to launch individual robots, and I want each robot to be in its own namespace. Unfortunately, ...
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Objects spawning and falling down immediately in Gazebo

I am trying to simulate a table with many objects on it. But some of objects get spawned quicker than the table, and they simply fall down on the floor. Each time different ones randomly. I am looking ...
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