What are workable FPS values for Gazebo? [closed]

asked 2019-03-02 06:22:54 -0600

nbro gravatar image

updated 2019-03-02 06:23:48 -0600

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a Virtual Machine (using VirtualBox). There I installed ROS Melodic (and Gazebo 9.0.0). I need now to perform a simulation of a simple robot in a simple world using an ad-hoc controller. However, I've noticed that, in general, my Ubuntu 18.04 VM is quite slow. I've also noticed that the FPS values of Gazebo are around 1-4, which I suppose it's quite low. In fact, my simulation is quite laggy and slow. What exactly do these FPS represent? And what are "workable" FPS values for Gazebo?

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Closed for the following reason Gazebo Question: The Gazebo community prefers to answer questions at: http://answers.gazebosim.org by gvdhoorn
close date 2019-03-02 09:47:56.990671


As this is a Gazebo-only question, please ask this over at Gazebo Answers.

If/when you do, please post a comment here with a link to your new question so we can keep things connected.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2019-03-02 09:48:32 -0600 )edit