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INDI Library v1.9.8 Released (29 Sep 2022)

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DSS Offline HiPS

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Replied by Giles on topic DSS Offline HiPS

What you've done works...

The hips.tar.gz file is set up that you would do the following:

cd /
sudo tar zxvf hips.tar.gz

This would end up with the NorderX directories in the /usr/share/kstars/HIPS folder, which is a more standard location for the kstars systemwide (in that they're available read-only for all users on a system, rather than having them in your home folder.
Then you would just point kstars to look at the /usr/share/kstars/HIPS in the dialog that you screenshotted.

You don't have to change what you've done, I'm just explaining why they have the /usr/share/kstars path prefix in the tar file.
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Replied by alacant on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Does anyone know what the bottom button marked 'Sources' is for?
What, if anything, should I choose there?
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Replied by Andrew on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Sources contains a list of alternative sky maps from a large assortment of sky surveys. Many are somewhat interesting to look at, but DSS is the most practical use for framing.
INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 4, 4gb
Raspbian Buster with AstroPi3 script configuration
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
Canon 600D Camera
Orion SSAG/ASI120mm @280mm Guide Scope
PHD2
Waveshare Stepper Motor Board - DIY Focuser
Adafruit GPS Module
Generic Bluetooth Joystick.
Startech 7 port powered USB Hub.
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Replied by Bernd Limburg on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Bit late to the party and no seeds for Norder6 and 7 active anymore... so could some of you torrent hosters re-seed 6 and 7, please?

thx a lot,
Bernd
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Replied by Giles on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Seeding for a while now...
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Replied by Bernd Limburg on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Tracker says 2 peers indeed... but no download activity. Must be a problem with my settings. Although Torrent for Norder1-4 worked flawlessly 30 min ago.

Will restart my PC and see if that helps, but thanks for seeding anyhow.
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Replied by Bernd Limburg on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Still no download... tried another torrent (ubuntu, lots of seeders) and download started normally. Have no idea what I'm doing wrong...
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Replied by Giles on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Just leave your client running, don't watch it, you'll have the data by tomorrow morning.
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Replied by Andrew on topic DSS Offline HiPS

Just now, Norder6 and 7 torrents started downloading fine for me from the single seed currently alive.
INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 4, 4gb
Raspbian Buster with AstroPi3 script configuration
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
Canon 600D Camera
Orion SSAG/ASI120mm @280mm Guide Scope
PHD2
Waveshare Stepper Motor Board - DIY Focuser
Adafruit GPS Module
Generic Bluetooth Joystick.
Startech 7 port powered USB Hub.
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Replied by Bernd Limburg on topic DSS Offline HiPS

It just started… thanks again. Speed approx 1 MB/s, will take some hours.
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Replied by Bernd Limburg on topic DSS Offline HiPS

I‘m finished, but now seeding to another peer B) .

Will continue seeding until he/she has finished as well.
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