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Turtlebot on Gazebo not operatable

asked 2011-11-01 04:06:17 -0500

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updated 2011-11-01 04:21:05 -0500

Please forgive this poorly formatted question, but Turtlebot on Gazebo is not operational. It used to be (in my experience at least October 10) working using turtlebot_teleop (which still publishes topic turtlebot_node/cmd_vel with certain values now). So I'm wondering there might have been update on turtlebot / gazebo side that could be causing this. I'm trying to use the packages that I haven't modified. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks.

Environment: Ubuntu 11.04/10.10, ROS electric

How to reproduce:

roslaunch turtlebot_gazebo turtlebot_empty_world.launch
roslaunch turtlebot_teleop keyboard_teleop.launch
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answered 2011-11-01 07:37:43 -0500

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yes this is a bug.. it's is ticketed here: https://kforge.ros.org/turtlebot/trac/ticket/87 I am working on getting things functional again and adding unit tests...

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@mwise_wg always appreciate you guys' hard work! Do you think you announce somewhere once the updated resource gets available?
130s gravatar image 130s  ( 2011-11-03 09:57:48 -0500 )edit
Yes I'll send an email out to TB users
mmwise gravatar image mmwise  ( 2011-11-03 12:17:02 -0500 )edit
Thanks a lot!
130s gravatar image 130s  ( 2011-11-04 01:12:53 -0500 )edit
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answered 2011-11-01 04:16:54 -0500

Just writing to confirm this bug (on Electric).

How to reproduce:

roslaunch turtlebot_gazebo turtlebot_empty_world.launch
rosrun turtlebot_teleop turtlebot_teleop_key
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@Martin Günther thanks, do you mean you also experience similar/same phenom? If so do you start seeing it recently or from before? Just asking for giving more info for developers.
130s gravatar image 130s  ( 2011-11-01 04:22:59 -0500 )edit
I mean I experience the same phenomenon (simulated turtlebot doesn't react when running above commands). Doesn't work now (turtlebot_simulator 0.1.13), used to work a few weeks ago.
Martin Günther gravatar image Martin Günther  ( 2011-11-01 04:51:59 -0500 )edit

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