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GAZEBO(1) General Commands Manual GAZEBO(1)


gazebo - Run the Gazebo server and GUI.


gazebo options world_file


Gazebo server runs simulation and handles commandline options, starts a Master, runs World update and sensor generation loops. This also starts the Gazebo GUI client in a separate process.


Output version information.
Increase the messages written to the terminal.
Produce this help message.
Start the server in a paused state.
Specify a physics engine (ode|bullet|dart|simbody).
Play a log file.
Record state data.
Compression encoding format for log data (zlib|bz2|txt).
Absolute path in which to store state data.
Recording period (seconds).
Recording filter (supports wildcard and regular expression).
Recording with model meshes and materials.
Start with a given random number seed.
Number of iterations to simulate.
Reduce the TCP/IP traffic output by gazebo.
Load a System plugin (deprecated)
Load a GUI plugin.
Load a server plugin.
Physics preset profile name from the options in the world file.
Lockstep simulation so sensor update rates are respected.


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March 2022