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When launching simulator Error:Invalid <arg> tag: turtlebot_description

asked 2013-03-17 01:14:30 -0500

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updated 2018-08-08 15:12:16 -0500

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Hi guys I'm trying to run turtlebot with Gazebo(empty_world) but none of them were working Need help!!!

this is Output when i run this command

       roslaunch turtlebot_gazebo turtlebot_empty_world.launch 

... logging to /home/ss/.ros/log/576cd2c2-8ef2-11e2-9158-00e04c534458/roslaunch-ubuntu-9864.log
Checking log directory for disk usage. This may take awhile.
Press Ctrl-C to interrupt
Done checking log file disk usage. Usage is <1GB.

while processing /home/ss/workspace/sandbox/turtlebot_simulator/turtlebot_gazebo/launch/_kobuki.launch:
Invalid <arg> tag: turtlebot_description
ROS path [0]=/opt/ros/groovy/share/ros
ROS path [1]=/home/ss/workspace/sandbox
ROS path [2]=/opt/ros/groovy/share
ROS path [3]=/opt/ros/groovy/stacks. 

Arg xml is <arg default="$(find xacro)/ '$(find turtlebot_description)/robots/$(arg base)_$(arg stacks)_$(arg 3d_sensor).urdf.xacro'" name="urdf_file"/>
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It seems that i dont have urdf files in my system,

Srinivas gravatar image Srinivas  ( 2013-03-23 03:49:34 -0500 )edit

I have the same problem. How did you solve it?

ZoltanS gravatar image ZoltanS  ( 2013-04-06 05:00:21 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-04-06 05:17:20 -0500

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Ok. I just found the solution, you also need to install the turtlebot package the turtlebot_simulator alone isn't enough.

sudo apt-get install ros-groovy-turtlebot
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Hey hi are you getting gazebo without any errors, i mean launched successfully.

Srinivas gravatar image Srinivas  ( 2013-04-06 18:07:41 -0500 )edit

Turtlebot simulation in Groovy is not yet supported. It´s targeted for Hydro. If we get it working earlier, we will let you. Join the TurtleBot SIG mailing list to stay up to date!

bit-pirate gravatar image bit-pirate  ( 2013-04-06 18:43:16 -0500 )edit

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Asked: 2013-03-17 01:14:30 -0500

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