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ros jade and gazebo 5.0 migration problem

asked 2015-09-21 11:26:56 -0500

Mago Nick gravatar image

Hello, I am trying to upgrade from ros indigo to ros jade. I followed the following procedure

sudo apt-get get remove ros-indigo-desktop-full


sudo apt-get get install ros-jade-desktop-full

However, when I am trying to launch a simulation with gazebo I obtain the following error

/opt/ros/jade/lib/gazebo_ros/gzserver: 22: .: Can't open /share/gazebo//

/opt/ros/jade/lib/gazebo_ros/gzclient: 17: .: Can't open /share/gazebo//

[gazebo-2] process has died [pid 5171, exit code 2, cmd /opt/ros/jade/lib/gazebo_ros/gzserver -e ode /home/mago/Projects/2015a_Nicastro_HeterogeneousMultirobot/src/uav/worlds/ __name:=gazebo __log:=/home/mago/.ros/log/0b588c00-6078-11e5-b34f-f04da268d7ae/gazebo-2.log]. log file: /home/mago/.ros/log/0b588c00-6078-11e5-b34f-f04da268d7ae/gazebo-2*.log

Apparently it can't find the file /share/gazebo//
I noticed the double slash, therefore I tried to search the file manually. However, the command

ls /usr/share/ | grep gazebo




Moreover, in the "gazebo-5.0" folder there is no file ""

I think something went wrong during the installation, I tried to remove everything and reinstall but without success. Can anyone help me?

EDIT: I tried the workaround described here, but apparently I have libgazebo5-dev already installed.

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answered 2015-09-22 06:08:17 -0500

Mago Nick gravatar image

Hi, installing the gazebo5 package seems to have solved the problem. However I do not understand why this was necessary. Isn't the package ros-jade-desktop-full supposed to install it?

Thank anyway


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Hi, i had the same problem sudo apt-get install gazebo5 solved it :-)

Markus Bader gravatar image Markus Bader  ( 2015-10-09 03:51:39 -0500 )edit

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