Ask Your Question
0

Error in gazebo in ROS Melodic

asked 2018-06-10 18:14:46 -0500

z1huo gravatar image

Hi Everyone,

I am following a tutorial for gazebo in http://wiki.ros.org/simulator_gazebo/... and http://wiki.ros.org/simulator_gazebo/...

I am using ros melodic, and my ubuntu version is 17.10

My problem is: when I type in

sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-simulator-gazebo

it shows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ros-melodic-simulator-gazebo

But if I type in

sudo apt-get install ros-melodic-simulators

Seemingly it works out, but there is a Note says that the second line of code works for indogo version.

Moreover, I cannot use

roslaunch gazebo_worlds empty_world.launch

to launch gazebo, and it would give me like this: RLException: [empty_world.launch] is neither a launch file in package [gazebo_worlds] nor is [gazebo_worlds] a launch file name The traceback for the exception was written to the log file

I can only use

roslaunch gazebo_ros empty_world.launch

instead. It directly causes the biggest problem: When I launch gazebo, and try to follow the guide for Simple Box URDF as I type in

rosrun gazebo spawn_model -file pwd/object.urdf -urdf -z 1 -model my_object

It says [rospack] Error: package 'gazebo' not found

Can someone help me out? Great thanks in advance!

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2019-10-04 05:51:19 -0500

Dmitriy gravatar image

Tutorials you trying to use are outdated. Check these instead: http://gazebosim.org/tutorials?cat=co...

edit flag offensive delete link more

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

Question Tools

2 followers

Stats

Asked: 2018-06-10 18:14:46 -0500

Seen: 546 times

Last updated: Oct 04