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INDI Library v1.7.8 Released (11 May 2019)

Mid year release of INDI Library v1.7.8 comes with a few drivers and improvements to to existing drivers.

How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

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How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel? was created by werper

How do you save settings in the INDI Control Panel? Every time I launch or reboot my system I have to go back in and set specifics (mostly for my Canon T3i DSLR) such as enable preview, set mirror lock time, upload preference, set streaming encoder, etc.. The "Save Configuration" under the Options tab does not save these settings and having to change them every time (and hope I didn't forget any) is tedious and a waste of valuable imaging time.
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Replied by sterne-jaeger on topic How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

Have you taken a look, if the config file holds your values? I have a similar problem with the MI driver that ignores some of the values. Solution there is to disconnect and connect for a second time.
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Replied by alacant on topic How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

Hi
Make sure you have write set on:
~/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite
HTH
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Replied by werper on topic How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

alacant wrote: Hi
Make sure you have write set on:
~/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite
HTH


Linux noob here. No idea how to do that. I assume you're referring to having write permissions?
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Replied by wvreeven on topic How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

Open a terminal and type

ls -l ~/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite

and then paste the output here please. It should look like this

$> ls -l ~/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite
-rw-r--r-- 1 wouter wouter 98304 May 26 22:48 /home/wouter/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite


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Replied by alacant on topic How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

sudo chown werper ~/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite
chmod +w ~/.local/share/kstars/userdb.sqlite
I think!
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Replied by knro on topic How Do You Save Settings in INDI Control Panel?

werper wrote: How do you save settings in the INDI Control Panel? Every time I launch or reboot my system I have to go back in and set specifics (mostly for my Canon T3i DSLR) such as enable preview, set mirror lock time, upload preference, set streaming encoder, etc.. The "Save Configuration" under the Options tab does not save these settings and having to change them every time (and hope I didn't forget any) is tedious and a waste of valuable imaging time.


Most of these settings are INDI driver settings, not KStars, so they should be saved in ~/.indi

Check the XML file there for your camera and make sure you have write permission to it (owned by your user).
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