Nothing in the KStars log-file. Does the INDI server and/or Web manager keep a log-file somewhere?

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Ever since I did the upgrade on the INDI library, it takes forever to access the INDI web manager. Apparently it starts as normal, but when trying to access it via the browser on another computer, the web-page just takes something like a minute to come up. Any ideas what could be the problem here?
Could this be related to the other topic? indilib.org/forum/ekos/7774-python-error...ng-indi-library.html
Running Linux Mint 18.3

Thanks, Willem Jan.

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When I updated the INDI library, I got a message that Python 3.6 could not be installed, saying:
failed to fetch ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/python-3.6/u...6.04.york3_amd64.deb 403 Forbidden [IP: 91.189.95.83 80].

Is this a problem? And if yes, does anyone know a fix?

I tried to check my version of python, with 'python --version', which gave me 2.7.12
With 'python3 --version' it gave me 3.5.2
So a python 2 and 3 seem to be co-installed. Is that a problem?

Thanks for any insight.

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This issue just costed me quite some observation time before I found this post. What I dont understand is why it was changed? It always worked that flip-flat was parked/unparked, depending on taking light, flat or dark frames. Never a problem.
I use the flip flat on and off. On when possible, but when the wind is too strong, I take it off. So this means I would have to constantly change these settings? And like the.Cakemaker is saying, the settings dont seem to stick. And I am not using a sequence file.
The preferred option would be that KStars checks if there is a flip flat of some sort connected, if so, it reads the position before taking the photo, if not, it doesn't bother.

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W J Drijfhout created a new topic ' Installation on old Mac' in the forum. 8 months ago

A friend of mine has an old Mac that he wants to try Ekos on, but the latest MacOS that laptop can handle is 10.11. The Ekos DMG installer requires 10.12+. Is there a way of installing on older MacOS versions?

Thanks, Willem Jan.

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W J Drijfhout replied to the topic 'Dialing in focus' in the forum. 1 year ago

Andrew,

I experience similar irreproducible results. Sometimes it works flawlessly, sometimes it just doesn't get there. In most cases where it does not work, focusing on the wrong star is the problem. It selects a nebulous object, a double-star, or just a way too big star. So rescue method 1 for me is manual selection of a small star.
Subjectively I seem to have slightly better results with polynomial vs iterative method.
But I'm also recording my focuser position at various outdoor temperatures and find that the relationship is linear and very predictable. So for my setup, a drop in temperature of 1 degree celsius equals focuser in by approximately 80 steps. Important to keep circumstances similar (system must be in equilibrium with environment and dew heaters need to be in same position.
I do not let the focuser run unattended, and if I'm in a hurry, or experience issues, I just set the focuser where it theoretically should be with pretty good results.

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W J Drijfhout replied to the topic 'Re:Scheduler not starting' in the forum. 1 year ago

Hmm, then I don’t know. Perhaps still something wrong with the scheduler. Keep in mind I only tested it with simulators.


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W J Drijfhout replied to the topic 'Re:Scheduler not starting' in the forum. 1 year ago

I have only tested with the simulators, but it slewed to the object and only then started to take pictures (I don’t use the guiding etc. options).
Did you see the scheduler pick up the coordinates of your target? I have found in the past that it is important to search for the target through the built in search function. Only then it adjust coordinates and speed to the object. Simply typing in the name of the target did not work for me.


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W J Drijfhout replied to the topic 'Scheduler not starting' in the forum. 1 year ago

Just tried version 3.2.0 with the simulators, and it is working now!
Thank you so much Rob and Jasem, for resolving this so quickly!

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W J Drijfhout created a new topic ' Scheduler not starting' in the forum. 1 year ago

After upgrading to version 3.1.1 for Mac (from 3.0), the scheduler does not seem to start. In the bottom right of the panel it says 'No jobs running' with the spinning sign behind it, suggesting that something is going on. However, no sequence is loaded in the capture module, no slewing to target happens, etc. Anyone any idea what I might be doing wrong here, or what could be going on? All jobs are scheduled to start ASAP, but even forcing it to start at a certain time did not work.
Attached a log-file that may be helpful. It reads somewhere 'Ekos communication status is 0, starting Ekos'. Could that point to the issue?

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File Name: log_23-52-48.txt
File Size: 142 KB


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You are absolutely right! There are indeed exactly 6 frames in the directory specified (three from the first sequence and three from the second sequence). This makes all sense now.
Glad nothing is wrong with the software, and just due to user error. I will uncheck the Remember Job Progress option going forward.
Thanks very much for your help solving this.

Willem Jan.

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