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INDI Library v1.8.9 Released (01 Mar 2021)

INDI monthly update. In addition to driver improvements, major code refactoring is in progress by @pawel-soja to modernize and improve INDI aging code.

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7 months 3 weeks ago
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Help For INDI Website #56565
Found another issue.
follow the steps:
indilib.org/
click on COMMUNITY
click on left < Prev
you're now at the FAQ page
click on left < Prev
you're now at the Logs Submission

The top menu is broken, looks like the CSS are not applied or something.

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7 months 3 weeks ago
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Help For INDI Website #56567
Another issue with the top menu, same issue has my previous comment.
Main home page, click on "Ekos astrophotography tool."

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7 months 3 weeks ago
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Help For INDI Website #56568
I would advice to check each links within each pages, one page after the other one.

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7 months 3 weeks ago 7 months 3 weeks ago by Platone.
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Help For INDI Website #56612
Thank you very much Gonzothegreat!
I changed the sub-menu items order, as you reported they were refering to the old ordering.
I also placed the new theme to all items which were refering to the old layout and the remaining pages also.
If the map is really too low and almost invisible, I can remove the top banner ( I used 1080p resolution but I see that in lower resolutions it's practically not accessible)... yes .. done
The Research menu involves registered users only, so the two submission pages are available to them, so only after login you'll see the items "Add your Observatory", "Submit Article" and the article submission guidelines into the Research main page.
About the menu.. brief history:
Initially it had to be "Manufacturers" "Developers", "End-users"
after this the idea was to point to educational and observatories with "Research", "Industries" and "Individuals" where research include observatories, universities, research institutions and centers, Industries includes free-lancer developers, employees of astronomy industries in wide-range point of view (from research to aerospace to amateur astronomy industries), and Individuals everyone who wants to use, try, improve and just supports INDI.
Since INDI contains code for instrumentation that is interesting for hardware manufacturers also, I thought that developers only was a little restricting, nothing else.
Best Regards,
Ilia.

If something has worked, it will work again.
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7 months 3 weeks ago 7 months 3 weeks ago by mhammady.
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Help For INDI Website #56652
I may be joining the party late, but did someone consider using CMS as WP wordpress.org?

I've been all around commercial and opensource CMS for more than 20 years, and I find WP is very optimized, secure, and never lacking of features.

- Mohamed

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7 months 3 weeks ago
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Help For INDI Website #56700
I had an issue with the new web page where, when trying to login, it asked me a CAPTCHA question, but the question was white on white, so I couldn't read the question and answer it.
I tried to re-create it, but never got the CAPTCHA again, so I can't post a pic.

Besides the readability issue, the login pop-up's white background is also a bit too bright/white for my tastes. Perhaps a little color, any color, would be an improvement.

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7 months 2 weeks ago
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Help For INDI Website #56729
I had the same problem with the CAPTCHA, the way around that is to select the area where the question is asked with the cursor (of course, that means you first need to know that there is question in the white area below). Then it becomes visible.

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7 months 2 weeks ago 7 months 2 weeks ago by miker. Reason: found new locations
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Help For INDI Website #56837
Hi all,

This might be related to the website work, but I just noticed that all google results I tried related to indi drivers are broken.

Examples:
www.indilib.org/devices/auxiliary/gpusb.html
www.indilib.org/devices/mounts/losmandy.html

Which is kinda logical because they are now all at different locations:
www.indilib.org/individuals/devices/auxiliary/gpusb.html

Maybe a redirect would be good until google catches up to the new link, or to make sure legacy links keep working. Worst case, all /devices links could forrward to something like www.indilib.org/old-devices.html

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7 months 1 week ago
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Help For INDI Website #57011
I'm trying to create a new forum topic, but it keeps redirecting me to the "New Topic" page without any error notice. Any tip?

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7 months 1 week ago
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Help For INDI Website #57019
It’s looking really great! Happy to contribute where I can.

I noticed a link isn’t working, here, www.indilib.org/devices/weather.html.

Personally, I’d like to help with duration of the third party materials and in general tidy up the instructions and hidden tutorials from the forums. Probably one of the biggest confusions first a n00b like me was the importance of the control panel. It’s more of a second user interface and could do within some love.

Some of the older material such as the Indiduino project needs a refresh, it points to content that’s not well documented and isn’t being updated for example.

Happy to do all that under someone’s leadership.

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7 months 1 week ago
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Help For INDI Website #57029
Hello Paul, that would be greatly appreciated! I've granted you more more permissions to edit and publish some content. Please coordinate with Ilia and I before publishing any changes.

Jasem Mutlaq
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7 months 3 days ago
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Help For INDI Website #57551
It seems that the link to 'KStars API' under 'Resources' on edu.kde.org/kstars/ is broken.
Hy

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ZWO ASI1600, OAG & Filterwheel, Astronomik Filters, QHY 5L-II mono guidecam.
KStars/Ekos/Indi all running on an RPi4
Ekos Projects: Analyze, Linear Focuser, SEP MultiStar & GPG Guiding, FITS autostretch, Polar Alignment

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