Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script
Just a quick question - if I wish to install this from scratch again on my Raspberry Pi 3, but take a backup first of my Ekos Configuration and local astrometry files (to eg. USB stick) do you know whether this is easy to do? *Maybe* it be worth considering a script inside the Utilities folder for this purpose also?
EDIT: depending on the additional data installed in KStars (images or the USNO catalog) that second directory may contain several Gb of data.
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By the way, a few minutes ago I added a check to any file updating script so that it can check to see if any updates are currently in progress before continuing. I added this because I was getting really annoyed at my raspberry pi when I tried to run my scripts and it was encountering a dpkg lock which meant that system updates could not happen due to another update process currently running. The problem was that the script continued when it should probably stop until the other process is done. So I told it to stop the script with a warning message.
I used it again last night on the RPI3 but this time with Lubuntu. It seems that conky is not starting on it's own. When starting manually, conky give syntax errors but it does start. Apparently there is a new conky config file format. I've found a script that converts the config file to the new format but haven't tried it yet. Are there any other suggestions?
rlancaste wrote: I am not an expert on conky by any means. I found a tutorial on how to set it up and configure it online and I then incorporated it into the script because I liked it. Currently I'm not having problems with it, but maybe it just happened recently. I do know that there is a new format for the configuration file, but the older format was working for me still. If you have any suggestions on how I should update it let me know.
I'm pretty sure it's an Lubuntu thing. I can't get it to load at boot at all. The format of the config file doesn't really seem to make a difference. Via command line, it does whine a little bit when loading but it starts just fine. I don't think the new format has anything to do with it not auto-starting in Lubuntu.