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Downgrade from Gazebo 4

asked 2014-10-29 13:52:54 -0500

K. Zeng gravatar image

updated 2014-10-29 15:37:05 -0500

I'm trying to downgrade from Gazebo 4 to Gazebo 3 and make it work with ROS Indigo. I'm using the following steps:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.osrfoundation.org/gazebo/ubuntu `lsb_release -cs` main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gazebo-latest.list'
wget http://packages.osrfoundation.org/gazebo.key -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ros-$distro-gazebo4-ros-pkgs

The problem is that I get the message "E: Unable to locate package ros-indigo-gazebo3-ros-pkgs". What am I doing wrong in the steps I'm using?

UPDATE: Does the package ros-indigo-gazebo3-ros-pkgs actually exist?

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There is no ros-indigo-gazebo3-ros-pkgs. Can you say what problem exists in Gazebo 4 that makes you want to downgrade?

nkoenig gravatar imagenkoenig ( 2014-10-29 18:11:02 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-10-30 12:26:59 -0500

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You can install the gazebo3 package and build gazebo_ros_pkgs from source on trusty.

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Try installing libgazebo-dev as well

scpeters gravatar imagescpeters ( 2014-10-30 13:03:29 -0500 )edit

Excellent, thank you both. Sorry for the repeated comments. Something went wrong with the network on my end.

K. Zeng gravatar imageK. Zeng ( 2014-10-30 13:29:46 -0500 )edit
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