INDI Library v2.0.1 Released (06 Apr 2023)

Bi-monthly release with major changes to INDI properties and client API in addition to new drivers and improvements. An important feature for this release is the full support for XISF file format which is used by PixInsight. INDI cameras can now natively capture in XISF format.

How do I know if a driver is installed?

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I am trying to get a Rpi3 working in tandem with a Kubuntu based Kstars box. I have built both boxes based on guides available on the internet. I am more used to Windows / sharpcap / APT / firecapture / eqmod etc. Somewhere on the internet  iread / heard  ASIAir box is based on the Kstars / Indi EKOS platform. Since ASIair is a supposedly a good platform for ZWO kit. I thought I should give the Kstars / INDI / EKOS platforma go.

I have a NEQ6 / Pegasus focuser and a host of cameras. Canon 550d and 6d, Lodestar, ZWO120m and Celestron (imaging source) ccds and an Altair Astro camera. How do I know if all the drivers for these things are installed on the Rpi3 (astroberry)? is there a command or a place in the EKOS gui where I can find the list of drivers?

It doesn't look like EKOS provide live view / live stacking / histogram  and other granular corrections such as found on Sharpcap? If it does, are there any instructions on how to use the live view function?

I can see PHD2 on the Astroberry. Can't see the same on Kubuntu even though I tried installing it using instructions found  on youtube / forums etc. 

I came across this webpage: edu.kde.org/kstars/indi/ccds/ and then I tried to run the command : sudo apt-get install indi_gphoto_ccd and go the following error: E: Unable to locate package indi_gphoto_ccd  I am running Kubuntu 20.04

Given that everything is installed using the command line with multiple inputting of the command "sudo apt-get update" and sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mutlaqja/ppa isn't it possible to do write a script that installs and tests the installation for a list of chosen equipment? 

I wish I knew a little bit more about the way these things are done in Kubuntu and I would have written it. I say this because, it looks like all of the drivers come from one source. In contrast in windows, you have to go to multiple vendor sites to do this.

I hope the above makes sense and someone could provide some answers please? I am trying to use the christmas break to get this going and get at least one session recorded using Kstars / Indi / EKOS. Please help.


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