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Could not find joint 'arm_joint_1' in 'hardware_interface::EffortJointInterface' for Youbot in Gazebo

Hi Everyone, I've been following this tutorial on MoveIt about integrating a working URDF into Gazebo and MoveIt. I have been attempting to do this with a Kuka Youbot for quite a while now but to no ...
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How to migrate ROS PKG for Kuka youbot from Hydro to Kinetic

Hello, For Kuka youbot, I am trying to install (by source) its Hydro driver (youbot_driver) and ROS wrapper (youbot_driver_ros_interface) in ROS Kinetic. but I receive this error as follows. ...
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Moveit: getCurrentJointValues() won't update

Setup: ubuntu 14.04 LTS, ROS indigo, moveit, youbot in vrep simulator Problem Description: I have a node from vrep publishing to topic /joint_states. Then I run the demo.launch from config pkg, ...
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Show Manipulation Trajectory in Rviz

Hello! I use MoveIt! to control a Kuka Youbot arm in Rviz. Apparently i used the computecartesianpath() to move the arm from point A to B. Afterwards i wanted to display the trajetory from A -> B ...
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Holonomic planner for navigation

Hello ! I want to know how to have a holonomic planner for the navigation of a holonomic or omni-directional robot (KUKA Youbot for example). The Idea is to be able to move the robot along the y axis ...
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KUKA Youbot navigation simulation

Hello, I want to apply navigation with a Youbot in simulation. I used the simulator provided by ROS and I launch it with the following command: roslaunch youbot_gazebo_robot youbot.launch But when I ...
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Gmapping works in Gazebo, but not on robot

Hello everyone, another problem with gmapping. When using the Gazebo simulator gmapping works fine with this command ...
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How to connect YouBot with a Laptop

Hi, I am trying to connect my Laptop with KUKA youbot. But, I am failed to do so. So please help me to configure it. where should the EtherCAT connect to the youbot. should i start the youbot PC on ...
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Hokuyo laser getID failed. How to fix it?

While running the rosrun hokuyo_node, I get the error getID failed: timeout reached (in hokuyo::laser::laserReadLine) how to fix it. I followed the Hokuyo tutorials. And I have given it permission. ...
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dwa_local_planner penalize POSITIVE x

Hello everyone, I am currently working in a student project and want to be able to navigate with the youbot from KUKA. Everything works fine with the dwa_local_planner but in my specific case, I need ...
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youbot hello world example arm not moving

I have ROS Hydro. I installed the ROS wrapper for youbot, and when I run the hello world example, the base moves but the arm doesn't. I am trying to simulate it in gazebo. I did: roslaunch ...
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[rosrun] Couldn't find executable named

Dear all, I am trying to link against the youbot API driver repository from a catkin package. First I created a catkin workspace named lib_youbot_test including: <...
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How to link against API package in ROS from a catkin package (as a user application)

Hello all, I am working on KUKA youbot. To drive this robot I have to use an API package provided by Kuka. To use this APIs I need to make a ROS based user application (A ros package) which links ...
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calling an available package(APIs) from another package

Hello All, I am working on kuka youbot. I have to use API functions for operating the base of youbot. To do this, I need to create a user application based on the ROS package which calls the youbot ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: Node crashes

Hi, ROS community. I need your help! So I was trying to run the ira_laser_tools https://github.com/iralabdisco/ira_laser_tools package on my robot computer (kuka youbot with ubuntu 12.04 32-bit and ...
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rosmake youbot_oodl failed

I am trying to install ROS fuerte in Raspberry Pi to interface youbot manipulator. when i build youbot_oodl using 'rosmake youbot_oodl', It gives an error regarding boost::units is missing... /home/pi/...
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rosmake youbot_driver fail

I installed the ROS fuerte in Raspberry Pi then i installed the 'youbot_driver' . When i try to build using "rosmake youbot_driver" it gives an error which is as follows ...
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Controlling two joints simultaneously

Hello, I am using the Kuka Youbot arm (http://www.youbot-store.com/youbot-store/youbots/youbots/kuka-youbot-5-degree-of-freedom-arm-with-2-finger-gripper). When running the youbot_driver, several ...
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MoveIt! commander with youbot

Hello MoveIt! Commander enthusiasts. We are having problems getting our youbot to move properly in simulation with gazebo. Our architecture is as follows: MoveIt Commander ==> python_script ==&...
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cost-map parameters and gmapping with youbot

Hi everyone. I'm having a hard time with simulating the SLAM algorithms using KUKA YOUBOT and ROS GAZEBO and RVIZ. At the first, following the tutorial and modifying it in according to use it on the ...
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'effort_controllers/JointTrajectoryController not found

Dear Ros-users, I'm using the simulator for youbot in ros-hydro (package youbot_gazebo_robot) Launching the youbot.launch I got this problem on the controller of the arm [ERROR] [1402654097.573003559, ...
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Controlling youbot's arm. brics_actuator/JointPositions

I am trying to integrate leap motion sensor with youBot. I wrote a test publisher to move the joints. However, when I run the python script, I am getting this error: ...
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ros distros and packages for kuka youbot

I am trying to run the keyboard teleop app for the youbot, utilizing the hydro distro(www.youbot-store.com/youbot-developers/software/ros/ros-hydro-wrapper-for-kuka-youbot-api?c=24) Now, the youbot ...
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[catkin_make] Cmake Error

Hi everyone. I'm doing this thing (youbot ros-hydro-wrapper-for-kuka-youbot) trying to make youbot by Kuka working and there's an error on the last "$ catkin_make". ...
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library not found when starting youbot_driver_ros_interface

Hello, I have a youbot running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and ROS Hydro. I installed the ros-hydro-youbot-driver and ...
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Recommended ROS Version for Kuka Youbot

Hello, which Version of ROS would you recommend for the KUKA Youbot. The manufacturer ships it with ROS Fuerte, which seems to be quite old. I have seen that there are packages for ROS Groovy and also ...
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ROS Navigation Stack on Kuka Youbot

Hello, I found the youbot-navigation pakcage on the ROS Homepage: wiki.ros.org/youbot_navigation It mentions functionalities (for example the slam.launch) which are not included in the default ...
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Trouble getting started with moveit ikfast and youbot

Hi all, I'm trying to get simulated and broadcast trajectory topics using my ikfast plugin on the youbot. I'm on groovy and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, for reference. I am trying to follow this tutorial: ...
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moveit_setup_assistant won't load urdf after upgrade - possible bug?

Hi all, Before I upgraded today, the moveit_setup_assistant had no problem loading this file, although it wasn't rendering any of the imported meshes (I was trying to figure that out): ...
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Difficulty using ikfast generator, "need 6 joints error" with Kuka Youbot

Hi, I'm new to ikfast and I'm trying to understand it. I've been following the documentation here: http://moveit.ros.org/wiki/Kinematics/IKFast I'm using a Kuka youbot urdf file which I converted to ...
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youbot firmware error with youbot_HelloWorldDemo

I'm just getting started with a new youbot. I followed the manual instructions and built a few ros programs. When I try to run them I notice a few problems. Below is a log of the output and error ...
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Navigation Stack Without sensor

Hi, I wanted to ask if there is a way of using the navigation Stack without the sensor. As I am working on Youbot (Kuka) and we just want to do Goal Point movement using Navigation Stack. I tried the ...
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rosmake fails for youbot_description

I'm trying to get a simulated youBot running in Gazebo. When running rosmake on the line rosmake youbot_description I get a failure. The failure states [rosmake-7] Finished <<< ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: Kinect amcl

Hi everybody! I am testing amcl on a KUKA youBot equipped with a Kinect. Following this tutorial http://www.ros.org/wiki/navigation/Tutorials/Navigation%20Tuning%20Guide I move the robot with a joypad ...
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Multiple Kinect

Hi! I am trying to use two kinects, one to perform human tracking and object recognition, and one to navigate (using pointcloud to laserscan). I modified the openni_node.launch with two nodes and I ...
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Navigation stack on youBot

Hi everybody, I am developing my final thesis using a KUKA youBot. I am managing to run the navigation stack on it, after many attempts, everything seems to work (no warning, no errors), but when I ...
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Launching youBot driver and simulating the robot

Dear ROS users, my intention is to run the simulation of a robot (KUKA youbot), so that I could be able to control the virtual model in rviz. As far as I understood from the Guide, to solve this task ...
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