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Problem with gazebo differential drive plugin

asked 2020-06-24 11:10:52 -0500

elementaryshr gravatar image

updated 2020-06-24 11:14:52 -0500

Hi Everyone,

I want to launch a gazebo (11) world and model in ROS Noetic. This also contains differential drive controller defined as follows:

   <plugin name="differential_drive_controller" filename="">
     <robotNamespace />

But when launched, I am getting not found error. If I use (as this binary is present at the GAZEBO_PLUGIN_PATH) , I get following error

[Err] [] DiffDrive plugin missing <left_joint> element
[Err] [] DiffDrive plugin missing <right_joint> element

I tried to follow the steps mentioned here. Is there any update with respect to how the default plugins work in Gazebo 11? Because it is working in Gazebo 9 and melodic.

Thanks and regards, Shreyas

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answered 2020-06-24 13:43:33 -0500

elementaryshr gravatar image

I solved this problem by installing gazebo-plugins package.

sudo apt install ros-noetic-gazebo-plugins

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