I've been pretty successful with Fedora thus far. The only thing you
need to compile is Gazebo; all of the required libraries are included in
Here's how you install gazebo-0.10.0
0. Enable the rpmfusion repositories by going to rpmfusion.org and
following the directions (if you need ffmpeg).
1. Install dependencies with Yum (bullet-devel, ogre-devel, ode-devel,
ffmpeg-devel, player-devel etc.)
2. Unzip gazebo, create a build directory, and run ccmake
2a. Toggle to advanced mode in ccmake (press t), and change the
- LIBAVCODEC_PATH =/usr/include/ffmpeg/libavcodec
- bullet_cflags, remove -DBT_USE_DOUBLE_PRECISION
3. Generate, make, make install.
4. Edit ~/.gazeborc in a text editor, and fill it with the following:
On 02/21/2010 02:58 PM, Nathan Adolph wrote:
> Hello Gazebo users,
> After many hours trying to get Gazebo to compile/install/run on Ubuntu 9.10.
> I have given up. I am hoping that someone with experience installing and
> using Gazebo could suggest to me a distro + gazebo version combination that
> they know to work with minimal complication. I also need to run Player, but
> Player seems to work more often than not.
> I don't mind compiling gazebo but I would like to avoid compiling
> third-party libraries as much as possible. Newer versions of Gazebo, Player
> are also preferable. The information I'm looking for is:
> 1. Distro + version (32-bit)
> 2. Third party software that needs compiling + version.
> 3. Gazebo version to compile. (or binary package if available.)
> 5. Player version to compile. (or binary package if available.)
> 6. Any special instructions to get it to work.
> Any useful information would be apreciated but if you could give all of the
> above info, that would be especially helpful.
> Thank you very much,
> Nathan Adolph
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