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TOPIC: Ekos on Mac OS X ?

Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14033

I'm back !!!! wow, forum's look has changed, the brain is all scrambled :( need to reset it... lol

Anyway, Rob, check your mail please I've sent you a report.
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14034

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rlancaste wrote: see if this helps. brew.sh maybe I am missing something.

/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install )"


Now instalation works fine, great thanks.

Later, I try to solve a simulated image, offline from Astrometry.

Thanks very much
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14035

I'm testing the new installed, and I'm glad to see that the 'Download New Data' works well. No issues on that part.
by the way, this is done on my non-dev laptop.
Kstars Mac osx
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14036

Ok I will revise the instructions, apparently this command worked better. I don't know honestly why one worked and the other didn't. But since this is the one on brew's website, I will go with it!
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14037

Just throwing this here before I forget later on:

Shall we not have in the "KStars for Mac Quick Start Guide" pdf file a section explaining that you need to setup the Indi and Ekos/Astrometry settings set to *internal solver* ?
Kstars Mac osx
Odroid C1 running indiserver (kept up-to-date with apt-get update/upgrade)
HEQ5 pro / Atik titan / Atik 314L+
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14038

Rob and Jamie, do you think it's time to ask Jasem to get our DMG up in indilib.org/download/osx.html ?
Or do we need a little bit more testing/updates/time ?

What about a tutorial page on how to compile Kstars for OSX at indilib.org/support/tutorials.html ? necessary or not?
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14039

Jasem has been asking this question quite a bit, most recently this morning. . . . not yet.

Please test it thoroughly so that we can work the bugs out. Like when you clicked the ok button when you should have clicked the next button and it crashed. I should disable the ok button.

The tutorial could be a modification or even a link to the readme info on the OS X gist that Jamie setup. I think it is very necessary and we should revise that document. I also just recently made a document explaining how to get started in Qt creator using the cmake version to edit kstars on OS X.

Would you like to work on that? It sounds like a great idea.

By the way I just pushed my changes to Jamie's script to a new branch and will do a pull request shortly.
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14040

Also, my QuickStart guide could use some screenshots and some editing. I just posted the word document to the gist as well.
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14041

rlancaste wrote: Also, my QuickStart guide could use some screenshots and some editing. I just posted the word document to the gist as well.


Let me work on that, I will take some screenshots for each steps and add steps to the pdf file.
Are you able please to send by email the original document you've used to create the pdf?
MUST not post too quickly before reading .....lol... I shall download it.
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14042

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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14043

Ok Changes to Jamie's script now merged with master, I hope I did that right. . .
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Ekos on Mac OS X ? 10 months 2 days ago #14044

Gonzothegreat wrote: Just throwing this here before I forget later on:

Shall we not have in the "KStars for Mac Quick Start Guide" pdf file a section explaining that you need to setup the Indi and Ekos/Astrometry settings set to *internal solver* ?


It should be automatically set to that. I think you need to actively try to change it.
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