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asked 2013-01-30 16:44:53 -0500

andyw gravatar image


I've been running gazebo with drcsim on Ubuntu 12.04 successfully for some months. However since the latest package updates in the past few days, gazebo now crashes and reports missing libraries. Are possibly some dependencies missing from the gazebo 1.3.1 package?

The error I get is:

$ gazebo
gazebo: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: >No such file or directory

I see the following of unresolved libs:

$ ldd $(which gazebo) | grep 'not found' | sort | uniq => not found => not found => not found => not found => not found

I've tried uninstalling/purging/re-installing drcsim and gazebo with no success.

Any suggestions on how to resolve this would be appreciated.

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answered 2013-01-30 17:13:51 -0500

andyw gravatar image

I just realised my mistake:

It turns out I wasn't running the file. Sourcing either the gazebo or drcsim file resolves the issue for me.

Thanks for the prompt response though! and I'm running from apt packages.

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answered 2013-01-30 16:49:36 -0500

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We haven't released any new packages yet. Gazebo is still at version 1.3.1, and DRC Sim is still at version 1.3.1.

Are you compiling from source?

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