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Windows Installation Error: The C compiler is not able to compile a simple test program windows

asked 2021-04-20 09:13:01 -0500

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Hello, I'm trying to install Gazebo on my Windows 10 machine and I'm following the official tutorial ( When I try to configure and build the dependencies I get the following error:

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It's clear that it's caused by CMake, but I couldn't find out the problem Any idea on how to fix it? Many thanks in advance.

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answered 2021-04-20 11:49:57 -0500

Jose Luis Rivero gravatar image

Not sure if the real problems is the use of x86_x64instead of x86_amd64, is the only thing that catch my attention from that log.

As an alternative, I would recommend exploring the new options of installing Gazebo driven by different community members and detailed here Particularly the conda-forge installation is most active one.

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I followed the conda-forge installation and I executed the two commands successfully, but there are no instructions on how to run Gazebo after installation, simply typing "gazebo" on the cmd terminal does not run it

Abdo_Ameen gravatar imageAbdo_Ameen ( 2021-04-21 04:30:01 -0500 )edit

You probably need to call it from the "Anaconda prompt" see

Jose Luis Rivero gravatar imageJose Luis Rivero ( 2021-04-21 05:02:39 -0500 )edit

it does not run using Anaconda prompt neither ("gazebo" is not recognized as internal or external command, operable program or batch file.)

Abdo_Ameen gravatar imageAbdo_Ameen ( 2021-04-21 05:37:33 -0500 )edit
Jose Luis Rivero gravatar imageJose Luis Rivero ( 2021-04-21 11:39:30 -0500 )edit

yes, in another way, simply by installing ROS, and I got Gazebo included by default. Thank you for your help Mr. Rivero

Abdo_Ameen gravatar imageAbdo_Ameen ( 2021-04-22 06:43:51 -0500 )edit

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