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Robot moves forward in rviz and backward in gazebo

asked 2019-04-16 07:35:43 -0500

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I can't figure out why my robot moves forward in rviz and backward in gazebo when I publish to a positive value /cmd_vel linear.x, and moves backward in rviz and forward in gazebo when it's a negative linear.x value.

I think the ideal thing is to have the robot move in the same direction in both rviz and gazebo

Any help is appreciated.


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answered 2019-04-17 13:39:13 -0500

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Flipping the base_link by 180 degrees fix the error.

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So did you flip the base_link according to the base_footprint?

Do you think this may cause problems later when navigation stack etc are involved?

beluga gravatar image beluga  ( 2022-03-17 07:12:58 -0500 )edit

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