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$gazebo fails to work after installing gazebo_ros_pkgs

asked 2014-11-05 20:52:47 -0500

BenWashburn gravatar image

updated 2014-11-05 20:54:20 -0500

Hi. I'm in a dilemma. After installing gazeborospkgs, the 'rosrun/roslaunch gazebo_ros' commands work well and bring a Gazebo GUI.However when I run alone the command $gazebo in a terminal, nothing happens. Just nothing! Neither Gazebo GUI which is expected, nor warning/error information in the terminbal. I think something might go wrong with the environment variables or else, but I can't figure out. It's really awkward, for gazebo is there but not avaiable to me. I really need some help. Thanks.

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answered 2014-11-06 09:55:13 -0500

Please run:

export LIBGLALWAYSSOFTWARE=1

then run:

gazebo

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Thank you very much. Gazebo works! May I ask what does this environment variable LIBGLALWAYSOFTWARE mean and how does it affect the way Gazebo works?

BenWashburn gravatar imageBenWashburn ( 2014-11-12 19:08:01 -0500 )edit
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