Fabio Silvi thanked Radek Kaczorek in topic Astroberry Server 7 days ago
Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Astroberry Server' in the forum. 1 week ago

Planetary Imager distributed with Astroberry Server has been compiled from source. At the time the latest Astroberry Server was released there were no binary versions available. Why don't you use oaCapture? It supports ASI cameras natively.

I'm planning to release the new version based on the latest Ubuntu Mate 18.04... however it's still not available for Raspberry Pi. It was supposed to be released in July... and I'm still waiting for Mate dev team. The new version will include major bug fixes and improvements as well as support form Raspberry 3B+

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Travis thanked Radek Kaczorek in topic Astroberry Server 4 months ago
Brian thanked Radek Kaczorek in topic Astroberry Server 4 months ago
Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Astroberry initial release' in the forum. 5 months ago

RTIMULib has always been a requirement for indi_altimu driver, part of Astroberry drivers suit.

Requirements
============
* INDI available here http://indilib.org/download.html
* RTIMULib (for Astroberry AltIMU) available here https://github.com/RPi-Distro/RTIMULib
* bcm2835 (for Astroberry Focuser and Astroberry Board) available here http://www.airspayce.com/mikem/bcm2835/

If you don't use IMU sensor (accelerometer, magnetometer, gyro, atmospheric pressure) you can disable compilation of this driver by commenting Astroberry AltIMU section of CMakeLists.txt (lines 56-67) which should look like so:
################ Astroberry AltIMU ################

#set(indi_rpialtimu_SRCS
#        ${CMAKE_CURRENT_SOURCE_DIR}/rpi_altimu.cpp
#   )

#add_executable(indi_rpialtimu ${indi_rpialtimu_SRCS})
#target_link_libraries(indi_rpialtimu indidriver RTIMULib)
#install(TARGETS indi_rpialtimu RUNTIME DESTINATION bin )
#install(FILES indi_rpialtimu.xml DESTINATION ${INDI_DATA_DIR})

If you use the sensor you can either compile the RTIMULib library from source (see instruction here ) or download and install a binary version (from here )

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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Astroberry Focuser with Adafruit Motor HAT' in the forum. 5 months ago

This driver uses submodules, which are downloaded to /home/steve/astroberry-amh/build/libs/AdafruitStepperMotorHAT_CPP
Just delete the /home/steve/astroberry-amh/build/libs directory and rerun make install

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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Astroberry Focuser with Adafruit Motor HAT' in the forum. 5 months ago

The issue has been hotfixed in the last commit. Please redownload the code and recompile.

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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Astroberry initial release' in the forum. 5 months ago

I don't think there is a binary package available. You have to compile it yourself from sources

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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Testing GPIOs for astroberry focuser' in the forum. 5 months ago

What do you mean by saying "GPIOs 13, 19, and 26 are not linked to BCM2835"? Did you change GPIO mapping in the driver's code? If so, did you use proper numbering? Check this (RPiGPIOPin specifically) to reconfirm this.

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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'How to make USB GPS receiver work for me' in the forum. 5 months ago

petarm wrote: Hi Kaczorek, yep i did all that, gpsmon in a terminal tells me the gps adapter is connect and working and acquiring gps data. But when i then run gpsd in kstars/ekos, it was not populating UTC, it was using the time from the asus tinker board.


It's a feature not a bug ;-)
GPSD driver gets time from the system not from gps directly. The reason is noted in the comments in the source code:
// Update time regardless having gps fix.
// We are using system time assuming the system is synced with the gps
// by gpsd using chronyd or ntpd.


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Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'How to make USB GPS receiver work for me' in the forum. 5 months ago

petarm wrote: No need to set DEVICES="/dev/YOUR_GPS_SERIAL_DEV" in /etc/default/gpsd file and restart gpsd service before using INDI GPSD device driver??


GPSD driver uses gpsd service, which in turn reads gps data from your gps receiver. You need to have gpsd service properly configured to have GPSD driver working. This means that you have to set correct gps serial device in /etc/default/gpsd. Otherwise gpsd service will not work (no valid source of gps data). To keep it simple - if gpsmon or cgps don't give you fix and valid gps time/location, don't expect GPSD driver working.

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martin thanked Radek Kaczorek in topic Astroberry Server 6 months ago
Radek Kaczorek replied to the topic 'Astroberry Server' in the forum. 6 months ago

Due to increasing security constraints in majority of browsers this issue will persist. To address This ssl will be disabled by default in the new version. I would recommend using a VNC viewer to access Astroberry Server if you have problems with accessing it with a browser.

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