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can't start turtlebot3_simulation

asked 2017-07-10 04:07:40 -0600

rosbear gravatar image

Following steps on Got error after

export TURTLEBOT3_MODEL=burger roslaunch turtlebot3_fake turtlebot3_fake.launch

THe error is

ERROR: cannot launch node of type [turtlebot3_fake/turtlebot3_fake_node]: can't locate node [turtlebot3_fake_node] in package [turtlebot3_fake]

what should I do to fix it?


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answered 2017-07-10 13:50:43 -0600

tfoote gravatar image

updated 2017-07-10 15:31:42 -0600

It looks like those docs don't explicitly call out to source the devel workspace after you run the build.

Try . devel/setup.bash to setup your environment.

This is covered in the ROS Environment tutorial:

Edit: I've opened a ticket to improve the insturctions:

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answered 2017-07-10 17:31:55 -0600

@rosbear, Did you install the package inside your ros workspace like below?

cd ~/catkin_ws/src/
git clone
cd ~/catkin_ws && catkin_make
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