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How to: Use source installed version of Gazebo

asked 2017-07-06 08:10:46 -0500

SorinV gravatar image

updated 2017-07-06 08:11:06 -0500

I have ROS kinetic installed with gazebo_ros and all but I have to modify the simulator in order to skip this error.

How can I use the newly source copiled version of Gazebo 7?

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answered 2017-07-06 17:35:15 -0500

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you should be able to just install gazebo and export the LD_LIBRARY_PATH accordingly so that the source install version is used. If you build gazebo in a catkin workspace then sourcing the workspace setup file should take care of the paths.

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Thanks for the answer. this would work if I am trying to use ros with it? I need to use gazebo_ros, which uses the default version and I don't know how to override it.

SorinV gravatar imageSorinV ( 2017-07-07 03:15:18 -0500 )edit

That worked, thanks. So my question is answered but I still have to find out how to spawn my robot in there because I cannot for now.

SorinV gravatar imageSorinV ( 2017-07-07 03:58:40 -0500 )edit
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