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2019-10-23 02:06:25 -0500 commented answer How to install Gazebo 9 in melodic using "packages.ros.org" as repository

Interesting, I've never had the problem of the server taking too long to respond, but it may depend on location. You cou

2019-10-22 07:34:34 -0500 commented answer Is it possible to load a world file by chunks

hahaha yes!

2019-10-22 07:34:20 -0500 edited answer Is it possible to load a world file by chunks

There isn't a way to do this out of the box in Gazebo. In the past, we've used solutions like spawning / deleting models

2019-10-22 06:40:07 -0500 answered a question How to install Gazebo 9 in melodic using "packages.ros.org" as repository

I am having trouble in installing gazebo from ""packages.osrfoundation.org" Can you describe the problem? it i

2019-10-22 02:03:27 -0500 edited answer Is it possible to load a world file by chunks

There isn't a way to do this out of the box in Gazebo. In the past, we've used solutions like spawning / deleting models

2019-10-22 02:03:07 -0500 answered a question Is it possible to load a world file by chunks

There isn't a way to do this out of the box in Gazebo. In the past, we've used solutions like spawning / deleting models

2019-10-18 03:26:49 -0500 answered a question Is there a floating joint in Gazebo?

A floating joint in Gazebo (SDF) is just no joint 😉 Unlike URDF, links in SDF can just exist as children of the robot m

2019-10-18 02:18:40 -0500 commented answer Change color of one side of box

I added another option above. I don't think there's any other way.

2019-10-18 02:18:07 -0500 edited answer Change color of one side of box

There could be a way achieve this kind of control over which faces the texture is displayed on from an Ogre script, but

2019-10-18 01:39:05 -0500 answered a question Change color of one side of box

There could be a way achieve this kind of control over which faces the texture is displayed on from an Ogre script, but

2019-10-15 03:04:53 -0500 answered a question How to organize models, plugins & simulations?

Among ROS users, it's common to create a package that holds your models, worlds and plugins. Then with the help of gazeb

2019-10-15 02:50:47 -0500 edited question How to organize models, plugins & simulations?

How to organize models, plugins & simulations? I am new to Gazebo. I want to create a model of my robot (with all pl

2019-10-14 08:28:09 -0500 commented answer How to change sdf parameter static from GUI plugin?

The Entity API shouldn't apply in this case, since they're using a GUI plugin. Also note that the SetStatic function doe

2019-10-14 08:24:46 -0500 answered a question How to change sdf parameter static from GUI plugin?

I assume you're using a gazebo::msgs::Factory message to spawn your models. As you can see in the message description,

2019-10-14 08:14:03 -0500 answered a question Gazebo Installion stops at 35% with the following error "35% [Connecting to packages.osrfoundation.org (54.176.9.38)] "

It's possible that packages.osrfoundation.org was temporarily offline, or your connection was bad. Could you try it agai

2019-10-14 08:04:06 -0500 answered a question Block Laser plugin for Pointcloud2

There's an open pull request implementing this for Melodic.

2019-10-14 07:56:05 -0500 answered a question What is community wiki question?

This is a feature from Askbot. This question should help clarify it's intended use.

2019-10-14 07:47:46 -0500 answered a question Is it possible to change the color of an object in a Plugin?

I recommend you publish a message to ~/visual with the new color. See an example here.

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2019-09-23 23:30:27 -0500 answered a question 'world' is protected, how do I get a pointer?

It's not recommended to access the world from a sensor plugin because sensors don't run in the physics thread. Maybe wh

2019-09-20 11:29:25 -0500 answered a question Unable to install gazebo

By default, Kinetic uses Gazebo 7. Here's a tutorial on how to use other version combinations: http://gazebosim.org/tut

2019-09-19 15:22:24 -0500 edited answer Gazebo9, no methods is working to change urdf colors

Maybe this? <gazebo reference="chassis_visual_front1"> <material> <script> <u

2019-09-19 15:21:37 -0500 answered a question Gazebo9, no methods is working to change urdf colors

Maybe this? <gazebo reference="chassis_visual_front1"> <material>Gazebo/Red</material> &l

2019-09-11 23:01:09 -0500 edited question gazebo::physics::JointController::SetPositionTarget() memory consumption

gazebo::physics::JointController::SetPositionTarget() memory consumption Hello! I am using gazebo::physics::JointContro

2019-09-10 16:21:28 -0500 commented question "Save as" won't load when clicked

How did you install Gazebo and what platform are you on?

2019-09-06 10:35:03 -0500 edited answer Save view settings / Specify view settings

That's currently not supported out of the box. You could create a GUI plugin that enables these views at startup.

2019-09-06 10:34:36 -0500 answered a question Save view settings / Specify view settings

That's currently not supported out of the box. You could create a GUI plugin that sets these values at startup.

2019-09-04 10:53:20 -0500 commented question Get forces acting on link from specific sources

I don't think there's an easy way of breaking down the force components. In your specific case, there could be the effec

2019-08-26 09:35:34 -0500 answered a question List of replacing methods between gazebo versions

They should all be listed in the migration guide.

2019-08-22 11:50:05 -0500 answered a question How to set a right revolute joint coordinate?

You can right-click your model and select View -> Transparent then View -> Joints to see where the joint axis curr

2019-08-21 11:43:34 -0500 answered a question Texture does not work properly

The problem seems to be on the UV mapping of your OBJ file. We usually use MTL files to set the material of OBJ meshes,

2019-08-19 12:54:56 -0500 answered a question Programming in Gazebo using source code

Yes, you can write plugins in C++ which are independent of ROS. See this tutorial.

2019-08-19 12:53:33 -0500 answered a question sdf required attribute

As documented here, these are the possible values for required: 1: Exactly one is required +: At least one is required

2019-08-09 10:49:03 -0500 answered a question Cannot use fork() with anything that links Gazebo common

On gazebo_ros_pkgs we're using fork() in tests. Maybe the example helps: Call to fork on GazeboProcess Usage of Gazebo

2019-08-06 12:53:08 -0500 commented question Ways of applying force to a body in Gazebo

This issue may have some helpful context: https://bitbucket.org/osrf/gazebo/issues/354/setforce-settorque-in-class-odeli

2019-08-06 12:35:00 -0500 commented answer Is there a way to make Gazebo display the models name?

I haven't looked into this plugin in a long time. It should work with gazebo7, I can't think of a reason for it not to b

2019-07-31 11:52:26 -0500 commented question GUI does not update collision object size

What API are you using to change the size?

2019-07-25 10:52:13 -0500 commented question How to reset the the world without wrench messages replaying?

Are you publishing to the ~/name/wrench Gazebo topic? It looks like the messages are applied once and then cleared: http

2019-07-25 10:48:23 -0500 answered a question [Err] [ClientConfig.cc:270] Parser error [4]

That error is coming from Ignition Fuel Tools when it tries to parse the YAML configuration file. You can: Ignore the

2019-07-23 14:29:03 -0500 commented answer Creating custom models

Is extruding SVG files enough for you? http://gazebosim.org/tutorials?tut=extrude_svg

2019-07-22 09:03:08 -0500 edited question how to create empty_world

how to create empty_world I'm using ubuntu 16.04 and kinetic. I'm learning ROS by using a book called "Learning robotics

2019-07-15 07:12:21 -0500 answered a question How can we simulate this model in Gazebo?

If you assume the cables are always extended, you could model each cable as a prismatic joint connected to the ends with

2019-07-12 11:18:35 -0500 edited answer Is it currently possible to run ROS2 and Gazebo together on Windows 10?

Microsoft has been leading the port of ROS1 and Gazebo 9 to Windows, documented here: https://aka.ms/ros . Once Gazebo

2019-07-12 10:43:52 -0500 commented answer Is it currently possible to run ROS2 and Gazebo together on Windows 10?

That's what someone with a Windows machine would need to check :) I'm happy to merge PRs if you find anything that needs

2019-07-12 07:52:12 -0500 commented answer Is it currently possible to run ROS2 and Gazebo together on Windows 10?

If it doesn't work, it should be a matter of tweaking some details on gazebo_ros_pkgs's ros2 branches.

2019-07-12 07:49:51 -0500 answered a question Is there a way to get a truck on a simulation in gazebo?

Going through some tutorials should help you get started. See this one for example. After that, if you still haven't fi

2019-07-11 10:58:33 -0500 answered a question Is it currently possible to run ROS2 and Gazebo together on Windows 10?

Microsoft has been leading the port of ROS1 and Gazebo 9 to Windows, documented here: https://aka.ms/ros . Once Gazebo

2019-07-11 08:31:10 -0500 commented answer Sliding problem with stack of boxes

The ODE manual can be quite helpful, especially around page 9: http://ode.org/ode-latest-userguide.pdf

2019-07-10 07:59:59 -0500 commented answer Sliding problem with stack of boxes

Damn :/ I recommend you make models transparent and turn on contact visualization. Then try tweaking surface params like

2019-07-09 13:10:35 -0500 commented question Cant launch gazebo(already installed with ROS Melodic) on Unbuntu 18.04. Gazebo version is 9.

People will need more information in order to help you. Can you update your question with the steps you've followed and