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Trouble running Turtlebot3 simulation on ROS Noetic

asked 2022-02-04 07:55:30 -0600

amnahh20 gravatar image

Hello, I am new to ROS, and I wanted to run a SLAM simulation of Turtlebot 3 in ROS Noetic. I was following along this link: but when I ran this command:

export TURTLEBOT3_MODEL=burger
$ roslaunch turtlebot3_gazebo turtlebot3_empty_world.launch

I got this error:

RLException: [turtlebot3_empty_world.launch] is neither a launch file in package [turtlebot3_gazebo] nor is [turtlebot3_gazebo] a launch file name The traceback for the exception was written to the log file

Can anyone help? Thank you

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answered 2022-02-05 08:20:34 -0600

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updated 2022-02-05 08:22:03 -0600

By installing turtlebot3 from source as suggested by the emanual, you will need also to source the package as well after building with catkin_make.

You have two options:

Option 1:

Source after completing catkin_make

echo "source ~/catkin_ws/devel/setup.bash'>>~/.bashrc
source ~/.bashrc


Option 2

Install turtlebot3 from apt. It works smoothly - recommended.

sudo apt install ros-noetic-turtlebot3*
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