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How to Install USARSim package

asked 2013-09-11 00:39:30 -0600

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updated 2013-09-11 00:41:45 -0600

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I am currently installed USARSIm on windows7 and ROS groovy on ubuntu 11.10. Question 1:How to add the package usarsim or usarsim_inf? When I type roscd usarsim_inf (in ubuntu terminal); then error comes as no such package/satck 'usarsim_inf'.

Question 2: where to include usarsim.launch file?

Question 3: I have gone through http://sourceforge.net/p/usarsimros/code/ci/master/tree/; but how to use this to build a package? Also gone through https://github.com/makokal/usarsim-ros but it unable to connect to github.com.

Question 4: Can we provide our own predefined map without using slam in ROS?

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answered 2013-09-30 00:43:34 -0600

updated 2013-09-30 00:48:04 -0600

1) I suggest you modify your ~/.bashrc file by adding the following line: export ROS_PACKAGE_PATH=/path/to/usarsim-code:$ROS_PACKAGE_PATH

2) What do you mean exactly? In /path/to/usarsim-code/usarsim_inf/launch you find the usarsim.launch template file together with some working examples

3) I did not know the repo by Billy Okal, I'll try it. However I downloaded the software from sourceforge and managed to compile only the usarsim_inf package. Simply cd to the usarsim_inf directory and enter make

4) yes, look for the map_server entry in the wiki

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kr1zz gravatar imagekr1zz ( 2013-09-30 00:48:22 -0600 )edit

By the way, did you manage to make USARSimRos work, in the end? I think there's a bug in USARSimRos, I posted a comment about it, with a workaround here: http://sourceforge.net/p/usarsimros/discussion/general/thread/baca98c8/

kr1zz gravatar imagekr1zz ( 2013-09-30 00:48:37 -0600 )edit

forgive the comments but I was unable to put urls into the text of the answer :P

kr1zz gravatar imagekr1zz ( 2013-09-30 00:49:13 -0600 )edit

hello @kr1zz, i am having same problem. do you found any solution. please help if any.

sumant gravatar imagesumant ( 2014-09-26 13:43:42 -0600 )edit

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