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Rick Bassham replied to the topic 'Phone/tablet friendly interface for Ekos' in the forum. 7 hours 6 minutes ago

You've inspired me to create this: github.com/rickbassham/ekos-web

It doesn't control the session, but will let you keep tabs on it from a mobile device.

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Rick Bassham created a new topic ' Offline Locally Hosted Ekos Live Lite - ekos-web' in the forum. 7 hours 12 minutes ago

I wanted an easy way to keep track of my imaging session while I wander around looking at the stars without going back to my laptop, so I created what I'm calling a lite version of ekos live. It is self-hosted and still very new (I just started working on it today). For now, you can't control your mount, just keep track on your imaging session, but you do get guiding, focus, and mount status, as well as the last image taken.

I needed something that would work offline, since I image from areas with little to no internet coverage, and Ekos Live Offline is only currently released on the Stellarmate OS. This is not meant as a replacement for Ekos Live. It lacks many of the features of Ekos Live. It just fills a need for me, and I though others might benefit as well.

Feedback is welcome! It fits what I need for now, and I'm sure it has some rough spots, but seems usable enough for letting others know about it.

It uses the same data that Ekos sends to Ekos Live, and is written in node.js with a Vue.js frontend.

github.com/rickbassham/ekos-web

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Michael Hamilton replied to the topic 'No ASI Camera after Update - Suspect port mapping' in the forum. 8 hours 37 minutes ago

Hi Avocette,
This is all a bit curious.
I wound back to the last stable version last night only to find that this is now the 3.5.0 beta. So I will have to find some other way of rolling back further.
Debug suggests that both my ASI294MCpro and ASI120MM-S are being recognised but the indi gui only has three tabs and no connection options. Connect and disconnect on the main tab do nothing.
PHD2 running in the same system picks up the cameras OK so there does not appear to be an issue with the USB etc. I am no expert but this has happened since the last nightly build. Hopefully if I can find a stable version before 3.5.0 I should be able to get back up and running.
Anyway I have a alternative testing framework with a RPi4 running Ubuntu 20.04 which I updated a couple of days ago but did not test.
Oh well the weather is very overcast for this weekend so no prospect of getting the gear outside.
If I find a solution I will post.

Cheers,

Mike

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Michael Hamilton replied to the topic 'No ASI Camera after Update - Suspect port mapping' in the forum. 8 hours 49 minutes ago

Hi rishgarrod,

Sorry I should have said that I had tried everything suggested in the post with no effect. I think that there are differences in the Ubuntu OS on the Odroid XU4. It did not recognised the rpi-update (not a Pi I suppose :)

I appreciate any advice though.
Mike

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Doug MacGregor replied to the topic 'INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras' in the forum. 9 hours 15 minutes ago

I almost made it!
What a mouthful.

Do I have to also run all the commands on that whole page?

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Peter Sütterlin replied to the topic 'Kstars 3.5.0 works great - minor Scheduler/Guider integration issue' in the forum. 9 hours 23 minutes ago

Did you check the logs on the pi afterwards? Yes, network outage usually isn't an application problem, but either system, or hardware. For wireless, if outside, it could also be things like humidity that affect signal strength etc...
(Glad I use cable network ;^> )

As for 3.5.0, it does have several issues with PHD2, which is why I'm currently back at kstars-3.4.3-1282_g4d7209279 (about a month old) for work.

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Rashed replied to the topic 'INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras' in the forum. 10 hours 38 minutes ago

Here is a crash course on how to build it.
github.com/thx8411/indi-3rdparty#install-pre-requisites

you need to run

sudo apt-get -y install libnova-dev libcfitsio-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev zlib1g-dev libgsl-dev build-essential cmake git libjpeg-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libtiff-dev libfftw3-dev libftdi-dev libgps-dev libraw-dev libdc1394-22-dev libgphoto2-dev libboost-dev libboost-regex-dev librtlsdr-dev liblimesuite-dev libftdi1-dev libavcodec-dev libavdevice-dev

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Doug MacGregor replied to the topic 'INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras' in the forum. 11 hours 27 minutes ago

Sarwar wrote: you cannot checkout a branch if you only clone to depth=1, whiich i presume you are doing when you are following wmarchewka's post.

have only tried it on rpi3.
<code>
git clone github.com/thx8411/indi-3rdparty thx8841_sv305
cd thx8841_sv305
git checkout thx8411_sv305_2
cd libsv305/
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ../
sudo make install

cd ../../indi-sv305/
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ../
make -j4
sudo make install</code>

@dlwmacgregor:
Thanks. i did not know there was a pro series. infact it is on sale on ebay, shipped from china.

to be fair the pro series os more overkill for guiding - it is going to be far better in planetary given it's USB3 support.
I already got the sv350 as I am not interested in ST4. the good people here have already worked out the driver and i am sure will provide the support needed if i need to make modifications to the code..


Now it wants a Username and Password after the clone...see the attachment.

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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'I cannot find my recent posts' in the forum. 13 hours 4 minutes ago

We can handle this in a way:
- Add this info to a welcome message a user receives after sign up
- Make a sticky post with house rules

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Joaquin replied to the topic 'Post your INDI Setup!' in the forum. 13 hours 9 minutes ago

Hope some day I could make pictures like yours. Beautiful.
Could you give more detail on the AVX support+wheels+brakes+shoes seen on one of your telescope’s pictures ?
Is it custom made ? Is it possible to learn on the design/construction with more detail somewhere?
I am just building a wheeled support for my AVX in order to move it from my bedroom (its parking lot) to the terrace. So, your setup is very interesting to me.

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Wolfgang Reissenberger replied to the topic 'no more image captures after meridian flip?' in the forum. 13 hours 18 minutes ago

I think I could fix for the problem. It would be great if you could test it. It is available as branch bugfix_mf_overwrite_frame on my kstars clone: https://invent.kde.org/wreissenberger/kstars.git

If you need support how to download and compile it, feel free to send me a PN.

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Rashed replied to the topic 'INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras' in the forum. 13 hours 35 minutes ago

you cannot checkout a branch if you only clone to depth=1, whiich i presume you are doing when you are following wmarchewka's post.

have only tried it on rpi3.

git clone https://github.com/thx8411/indi-3rdparty thx8841_sv305
cd thx8841_sv305
git checkout thx8411_sv305_2 
cd libsv305/
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ../
sudo make install

cd ../../indi-sv305/
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ../
make -j4
sudo make install


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Alexandre Chapellon replied to the topic 'SPC900 LX without mod' in the forum. 13 hours 51 minutes ago

OK thank you very much for the answer.
It indeed seems I missunderstood the purpose of the LXLED feature. I guess I was trying to convince myself it was not necessary to go the hard way... :)

Regards,

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ALESSANDRO PENSATO replied to the topic 'Phone/tablet friendly interface for Ekos' in the forum. 14 hours 42 minutes ago

Here you can find the ekoslive for ubuntu 18.04 64bit launchpad.net/~mutlaqja/+archive/ubuntu/...ntu18.04.1_arm64.deb
But I do not know how to use it. How can I access It after that was installed???

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Doug MacGregor replied to the topic 'INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras' in the forum. 15 hours 16 minutes ago

MG!IFOS! wrote: @wmarchewka

(disclaimer: newish to Linux)
"git checkout thx8411_sv305_2" gives error: "fatal: not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git"
Checking the cloned-to-local repository (which seemed to copy complete to local w/o any errors) I found no branches at all using "git branch -a". I expected at least "master" returned from that command but that may be my ignorance of Linux and/or git(-stuff).
I should add (and for others new to this) I'm performing all of these remotely from within rPi4 Astroberry.
Given the above, a few questions (based on my limited understanding of Linux/git):

Are the instructions given based on the above scenario (all run within rPi and whatever native/stock config of git-related functionality)? (I ask b/c for instance you may have/be running these on a local laptop and/or with that/a version of git, etc). Also, I'm assuming the commands so far aren't dependent on headless nature of our clone, but maybe that's wrong?

Found in git documentation that yes, cloning should have brought over any branches, so perhaps the clone was corrupted?

Very sorry if I'm misunderstanding the basics, and please feel free to correct, thanks!


I'm having the exact same problems and I'm new to this too. I'm running it from RPi 4B like you are but I am using Raspberry Pi 64-bit Beta.

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Ed Wilson replied to the topic 'No ASI Camera after Update - Suspect port mapping' in the forum. 15 hours 55 minutes ago

rishigarrod wrote: Jasem posted this on the first page of this thread:
sudo rpi-update e1050e94821a70b2e4c72b318d6c6c968552e9a2

Worked perfectly for me.

This was a way to return to the old Raspberry Pi kernel 4.19 for Raspberry Pi users from over three weeks ago. I don't believe you would be using this with Ubuntu. There have been a number of further tweaks to kernel 5.4 from RPi.org since then which for me have solved this problem. My ASI cameras are all operating properly now. One issue which has been reported elsewhere continues - it seems that USB serial interface adapter devices from FTDI don't work consistemtly. Typical products that suffer as a consequence are SW mount EQMOD EQDirect cables wuth FTDI chips, and my Pegasus Astro Pocket Power Box which includes an FDTI brand chip.But again this is in the RPi implementations.

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John Stern replied to the topic 'INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras' in the forum. 15 hours 59 minutes ago

@wmarchewka

(disclaimer: newish to Linux)
"git checkout thx8411_sv305_2" gives error: "fatal: not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git"
Checking the cloned-to-local repository (which seemed to copy complete to local w/o any errors) I found no branches at all using "git branch -a". I expected at least "master" returned from that command but that may be my ignorance of Linux and/or git(-stuff).
I should add (and for others new to this) I'm performing all of these remotely from within rPi4 Astroberry.
Given the above, a few questions (based on my limited understanding of Linux/git):

Are the instructions given based on the above scenario (all run within rPi and whatever native/stock config of git-related functionality)? (I ask b/c for instance you may have/be running these on a local laptop and/or with that/a version of git, etc).

Does your clone command also clone/bring over any branches? If not, should I have cloned your ("_2") branch?

Very sorry if I'm misunderstanding the basics, and please feel free to correct, thanks!

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Jose Corazon replied to the topic 'Kstars 3.5.0 works great - minor Scheduler/Guider integration issue' in the forum. 16 hours 51 minutes ago

Again, I have none of the issues you are describing, but I am running Kstars on Ubuntu MATE 20.04. I just had another night of flawless imaging with multiple filter changes, refocusing, meridian flip, automatic realignment, etc. All driven by the scheduler.

Instead, my network was crashing again, but only after Kstars had already gone idle. It happened while I was transferring the image files from the Pi4 to my NAS. Just hung up in the middle of a file that was only partially transferred. Lost all contact with the Pi4 and had to do a hard restart.

Strangely, this had never happened until about 3 or 4 weeks ago. It must be an Ubuntu bug, cannot possibly be Kstars, I think. Does anyone else have similar issues?

Jo

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Rishi Garrod replied to the topic 'No ASI Camera after Update - Suspect port mapping' in the forum. 16 hours 58 minutes ago

Jasem posted this on the first page of this thread:
sudo rpi-update e1050e94821a70b2e4c72b318d6c6c968552e9a2

Worked perfectly for me.

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