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turtlebot_rviz_launchers without running turtlebot

asked 2017-09-18 08:47:03 -0500

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I try to simulate a turtlebot, because the batteries for my turtlebot were not delivered and I'm waiting for them now. Running a Gazebo world works fine with the following line: roslaunch turtlebot_gazebo turtlebot_world.launch

However, when I try to run Rviz with the following line: roslaunch turtlebot_rviz_launchers view_robot.launch

It gives me an error that says: [view_robot.launch] is neither a launch file in package [turtlebot_rviz_launchers] nor is [turtlebot_rviz_launchers] a launch file name

What is the reason for this? Do I have to install the packages in some way or do I need a running turtlebot in order to run Rviz?

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answered 2017-09-18 17:21:23 -0500

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This question comes up quite often. A quick Google search will give you numerous results:

to name the first few results. The way that I search for solutions to problems is by adding to my query (for Google at least) so my query looks like this:


(where <error> is the error that you're encountering) and I can usually find a solution on the first page of the results.

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