[ros-users] No Display in Rviz

Peshala Jayasekara peshala_24 at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 1 01:50:50 UTC 2010

I had the same problem with Jaunty (9.04). After upgrading to 9.10 everything worked fine displaying laser data in rviz.

From: Josh Faust <jfaust at willowgarage.com>
To: ros-users at code.ros.org
Sent: Thursday, April 1, 2010 10:44:04
Subject: Re: [ros-users] No Display in Rviz

Jaunty (9.04) has fairly broken Intel graphics drivers.  I would recommend upgrading to 9.10 (Karmic).


On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 10:30 PM, shayan sengupta <shayanfennec at gmail.com> wrote:

>I am shayan sengupta.I am trying to run the Hokuyo node tutorial with URG-04LX-UG01. Everything works fine until I try running Rviz using command
>#rosrun rviz rviz -d `rospack find hokuyo_node`/hokuyo_test.vcg
>Rviz opens with no display i.e. a blank window.Also when I hit Ctrl C to terminate Rviz I get a X windows system error.
>But I am able to see the laser data in comand line using command#rostopic echo /scan so i guess the LIDAR's working just fine and the problem is with Rviz.
>So please reply on how to fix this bug or whether I am missing out on any dependencies, etc.
>BTW I am using the precompiled ROS binaries on Ubuntu 9.04 with Intel graphics card.
>Shayan Sengupta
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