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Passing outside parameters into .urdf file using xacro

I have a robot with multiple configurations that have variable link lengths. Instead of editing the .urdf file's parameter definitions each time, is there a way to specify an argument or parameter ...
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PR2: basestation network manager no longer valid

Hi, I'm trying to recover a PR2 in my research lab. It hasn't seen a lot of use in the past few years. I am having issues with the basestation regarding the network manager no longer being valid and I'...
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RLException: Invalid <param> tag: Cannot load command parameter [robot_description]: command

I use the ros melodic, when i launch my launch file, i have this error. My launch is it : ...
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How to change the pivot point of a link in URDF joint?

I have built simple robotic arm, where the Link1 is joined to the base_link through a revolute joint. When i try to move the link1 it is revolving on its own center instead pivoting the bottom to ...
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Outdoor trailer URDF model

Hello everyone. So I'm facing a very basic scenario I'm having trouble setting up. It consists of a powered vehicle (4 wheels, rear transmission) drawing an unpowered trailer (2 wheels, no ...
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SolidWorks to URDF Error

I get the following error when I try to preview and export my CAD to URDF: "The process cannot access the file '_________' because it is being used by another process." Anyone have an idea ...
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Can you let me know what is wrong with this URDF?

I created the following robot in Gazebo and then converted it using py2sdf package to URDF. I am able to load the package in MoveIt! However, when I go the poses tab, I can see that only my arm1 is ...
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Problems working with .dae files

Hello everyone, I'm struggling with a urdf model to visualize in rviz, this is the file I've written so far: ...
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What is the meaning of the effort or velocity on urdf model

What is the meaning of these ? () on the urdf model. ı changed limit effort or velocity but nothing changed Originally posted by Mekateng on ROS Answers with karma: 85 on 2017-11-09 Post score: 2
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How to move mobile robot in rviz

Hello, I am sorry for being naive. I have GPS sensor information from a moving car. I have URDF model of a robot with four wheels. All joints are fixed (wheel to base_link). I want to move the robot ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 using ROS Hydro?

Hello there, I'm currently working on my PC with Ubuntu 12.04, working with ROS Hydro for Kawada Nextage robot. Now, with Ubuntu 12.04 outdated, I was wondering if there could be any issues in upgrade ...
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lwheel and rwheel frame to link up to URDF

So, this seem to be the final thing I am stuck on, please help My wheels in my URDF is lwheel and rwheel When I list topics, the wheels are listed ...
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Connecting your Wheels in URDF to ROS

So, there is some definite gaps in my ROS knowledge, thanks to the awesome people on here I have nearly got to where I need to. I have a custom robot, that has hector slam and navigation kinda ...
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Reem Gazebo launch error

Env: Ubuntu 12.04, ROS Hydro, Followed the instructions on Launching a REEM Gazebo simulation. Installation went fine, but met with error while roslaunch ...
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Fixed joints for publishing transform frames using URDF

I have developed an URDF file and i am using the URDF file to publish the robot transforms. I have made all the joints fixed in the urdf. Is that fine if i have fixed joints in URDF to publish ...
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easily move relative base position in urdf (for 2 seperate robots)?

I want to display two robots in Rviz using URDF that do not share a base link (to be controlled in simulation using joint_state_publisher) by only changing 1 base offset origin in the world coordinate ...
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How to feed physical dimensions of robot to navigation stack?

I have just successfully finished my simulation and just assembled my robot hardware. Now i want to setup navigation stack in my real robot. In the simulation, the navigation stack will take the ...
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Laser Scanner Merging in one Topic

Hello, I am working on the package for merging multiple laser scanner data in one topic (Ira Laser Tools). I am getting 2 data from different sensors placed one on the front of the robot and one on ...
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Problem with SW_URDF_Exporter

Hello, I have a Mitsubishi Robot Arm assembly in SW and I have tried to export it to URDF but the plugin doesn't work. I have SW 2014 and ROS Jade in Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is that if I only select ...
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Get DH parameters from URDF

I have a URDF file from which I wanted to get the DH parameters for a strange use case. Is there a way to get the DH table from the URDF file? Originally posted by AdityaBhat on ROS Answers with ...
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Robot pose is improper in Gazebo & Rviz

I have launched the navigation stack in gazebo and Rviz, when i gave the initial 2D pose in rviz the robot appears in side ways. The left side of the robot is considered as front portion in Rviz and ...
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No transform from links to odom in rviz

I built an URDF model from scratch and launched successfully in gazebo. Then i added the differential_drive and joint_state plug-ins to the urdf model as follows ...
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How to use existing ROS package to build my own self navigation robot?

I have designed a differential drive robot similar to Turtlebot in solidworks and launched it in Gazebo successfully after developing a URDF model out of it. I want to simulate the robot in gazebo for ...
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I cant find my parsed urdf model in rviz

I built a robot model in solidworks and exported using plug-in as urdf. Then i parsed the file successfully and tried to visualize it in rviz but it failed to show up the model. below is my urdf file ...
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rospy publisher behaving different from rostopic pub

Hi, I am trying to control my kinova mico manipulator arm through ROS python. I observed that when I use: ...
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rosdep update error

Hello, I'm installing ros hydro on ubuntu 12.04 in beaglebone black, the processor is ARMv7, the OS type is 32-bit. After running "sudo rosdep init" successed, when i run "rosdep update&...
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Indigo Igloo install on non-pae

Hello, I have MB that has non pae cpu. I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 but it isnt possible. 12.04 works but it is not supported by Indigo igloo. I tried forcepae and similiar things to install 14.04 ...
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kinect xbox 360

Hello! There are many questions about kinect installation in ROS community and my question is not original in it. But... I would like to sum up my understanding about this problems by asking the ...
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simple method to detect node crashes

Hey guys, I am searching for a simple way to detect a node crash. I saw this already and the answer looks pretty simple to implement. However, the project I am working on has around 15+ nodes running ...
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Arduino To Linux in ROS

Hi I am using a wii nunchuck controller to pass serial values to my Ubuntu Computer, I wrote a c++ file that carries out this function and it works perfectly, however I have tried making this in ROS ...
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Missing turtle_tf_message_filter on Ubuntu 12.04

Hi, I was working through the tf tutorials, and in the part about message filters, I had an error when I launched the turtle_tf_sensor.lauch. ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: roslint error

I am trying to perform an extrinsic calibration based on the following tutorial: http://wiki.ros.org/industrial_extrinsic_cal/Tutorials/Camera%20to%20Target I have installed all the dependencies ...
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"No module named catkin_pkg.package" on catkin_make w/ Hydro

Working with ROS Hydro on Lubuntu 12.04. I have previously worked with Hydro on this OS before so I am relatively sure theres no compatibility differences between it and the standard Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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In Eclipse, I'm trying to set a breakpoint, but only getting a 'set bookmark name' popup

Hi Not sure if this is due to mixing Eclipse with ROS, but while trying to set a breakpoint by double clicking in the left border of the editor on a line in my C++ code I keep getting a popup menu for ...
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rgbdslam v2 crashes after processing the first frame

Hello all, I have (supposedly) successfully catkin_make'd rgbdslam_v2 following the instructions from here on ros-hydro and ubuntu 12.04. Then I run : ...
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depth and RGB registration error in Kinect pointcloud data

I have set the parameter 'depth_registration' = TRUE, available in the openni.launch file in the package openni_launch. Still the point cloud stream shows a mismatch in depth and RGB data. I observed ...
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how to use face_detector with kinect

I am trying to use the face_detector package to detect humans in a scene. When i try to the run the launch file face_detect.rgbd.launch it's not detecting face and nothing is published on the topic ...
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Is it possible to install ros diamondback in ubuntu 12.04

Hi, I wonder if it is possible to install the ros diamondback in ubuntu 12.04. I have already seen the installation page, http://wiki.ros.org/diamondback/Installation/Ubuntu, but it seems that it ...
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Catkin_make doesn't generate .h files from the srv tutorial

Followed the srv tutorial step by step, catkin_make finishes successfully but the <package_name>/include folder is empty. Any ideas why that might be happening? Edit: link to the tutorial http://...
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Compilation error for matrix log using Eigen in 12.04

So I've written, compiled, and run the following code on my personal machine that runs 13.04: ...
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How to install and run openni_tracker for Hydro

Thank you in advance for your help and patience. I am new to ROS and could use some help with openni_tracker and the Microsoft Kinect. I'm am using Ubuntu 12.04 and ROS Hydro I have installed ...
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scale tag in uwsim

Hello, I want to use scale tag for my mesh file in urdf that is loaded in uwsim, i tried like standard urdf in mesh tag, but it doen't work, also tried with inside collision tag that i got parsing ...
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How to fix hydro ros in ubuntu12.04

Hi, all, I falsely tried to update boost to be libboost1.55-dev by using PPA as this link . This caused unexpected breakdowns. Firstly, many lines with "Removing ros-hydro-xxx, Removing ros-...
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Installing Hydro & Fuerte

I'm attempting to install Hydro & Fuerte on ubuntu 12.04. I'm wandering that they are interfering with themselves. I am completely new to linux, so any help would be greatly appreciated ...
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error when trying to install ros hydro on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install ROS on ubuntu 12.04 to use it with both gazebo and morse. I first installed ROS fuerte, but the setup.* files were not created in /opt/ros/fuerte. So I removed ROS fuerte and ...
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Is there a difference between Ubuntu versions

Hi community I have currently developed all packages I need using Ubuntu precise and ROS hydro. I know that it could be some hassle to move to ROS indigo. But can there be any problems involved to ...
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changing the dimention of the base link moved the robot upward from the ground

I have a mobile robot "husky" I have the following things in a urdf file: ...
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Adding two robots in gazebo tfs problem and urdf files

I want to add two robots in gazebo. The first robot is a quadrotor from hector package the second robot is husky I used apt-get to download both of then except the husky_description. I used git clone &...
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jsk-ros-pkg "configuring incomplete" errors occured

After installing jsk_common, which included the install of jsk_recognition and jsk_libfreenect2, did a source ~/ros/hydro/devel/setup.bash, complied by executing catkin_make in the catkin work folder ~...
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ROS Hydro on beaglebone black rev c

About six months ago I was able to use Ubuntu 12.04 and sudo-apt-get to install ros-hydro-navigation without any dependency errors. Trying to do this a second BBB has not been as easy ros-base ...
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