Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'Guiding nightmare' in the forum. 1 hour 42 minutes ago

It looks like you are using be internal guider correct? Did you try the same thing using phd2 remotely from Ekos?

I am not sure I understand the PS in the original post. PHD2 can be used with Ekos remotely . I worked pretty hard about a year ago to use their api to update Ekos so that it would talk more thoroughly with PHD2 to integrate all the functions that I could into the Ekos interface so that running phd2 remotely would send all the info back and it would act mostly like you are using the internal guider. Is this what you are looking for? Because if so it already does it.

Or are you meaning that you want the internal guider to be updated to work more like phd2?

One thing that should be noted is that if you are imaging with a raspberry pi remotely over the network, the best plan is to run phd2 on the pi and to control it from Ekos on your laptop. It would not be a good plan to try to guide with the Ekos internal guider controlling a guide camera over WiFi on a pi. Phd2 running on the pi is much more responsive due to download times

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'Guiding nightmare' in the forum. 1 hour 42 minutes ago

It looks like you are using be internal guider correct? Did you try the same thing using phd2 remotely from Ekos?

I am not sure I understand the PS in the original post. PHD2 can be used with Ekos remotely . I worked pretty hard about a year ago to use their api to update Ekos so that it would talk more thoroughly with PHD2 to integrate all the functions that I could into the Ekos interface so that running phd2 remotely would send all the info back and it would act mostly like you are using the internal guider. Is this what you are looking for? Because if so it already does it.

Or are you meaning that you want the internal guider to be updated to work more like phd2?

One thing that should be noted is that if you are imaging with a raspberry pi remotely over the network, the best plan is to run phd2 on the pi and to control it from Ekos on your laptop. It would not be a good plan to try to guide with the Ekos internal guider controlling a guide camera over WiFi on a pi. Phd2 running on the pi is much more responsive due to download times

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'Missing text in KStars tool bar' in the forum. 7 hours 34 minutes ago

I think the real question was, why didn't they have ~/.config/kstarsrc in the first place? If KStars has been opened and it has been used, options have been saved, so that file should have been created. . . or am I wrong about that? If there was no kstarsrc file, how did that happen?

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'AstroPi3 Scripts revised' in the forum. 20 hours 40 minutes ago

Yes the script can certainly be run on a full blown laptop. I actually ran it on the new Linux laptop I just got for imaging in the field. You should think though about which version of the script you want to run and also if you want everything the script does. For your example, I would probably run the Ubuntu script and I would probably just answer no to the questions about installing vnc and about having it setup the link local ip and automatically starting field WiFi. Since there is a monitor, keyboard, and trackpad you don’t need those features.

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'Missing text in KStars tool bar' in the forum. yesterday

You must have a kstarsrc file. That is how kstars stores all of its settings. It is matter of finding it.

is it located here?
~/.kde/share/config/kstarsrc

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'Missing text in KStars tool bar' in the forum. yesterday

So I did have this happen once,

Edit the file ~/.config/kstarsrc

In there I think you will find something like "menubar = false"

Try deleting that line

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'AstroPi3 Scripts revised' in the forum. yesterday

Hi feilimb,

There are two ways. One is to click the "Restart Network Manager Icon" so that hopefully it finds the home wifi automatically. This is basically a good way to switch back out of field mode.

The other way would be to connect an Ethernet cable directly from your laptop to the Pi. Then you can play with wifi networks to your heart's content while it is directly connected.

Thanks,

Rob

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'AstroPi3 Scripts revised' in the forum. yesterday

Ok I believe I have fixed the scripts to work with the new split repo structure of INDI.

Enjoy!

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'AstroPi3 Scripts revised' in the forum. 3 days ago

One word of caution. Jasem is currently working today/tomorrow (not sure how long?) on splitting the INDI repo into libindi and 3rd Party. Once he finishes that, I will update all my build scripts, but I will wait until he says it is done. I'm not sure if this will break the current scripts or not

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'EKOS Setup Question from Clueless Noobie' in the forum. 4 days ago

Ok Jasem fixed the QHY Mac Library earlier today. So I just rebuilt the dmg. Please re-download, test, and see if it works.

Thanks,

Rob

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Rob Lancaster replied to the topic 'QHY INDI driver on Mac fails to start' in the forum. 4 days ago

Ok Jasem fixed the QHY Mac Library earlier today. So I just rebuilt the dmg. Please re-download, test, and see if it works.

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