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By: Anonymous: EBorinsky () on Saturday, February 04 2006 @ 06:29 PM EST (Read 11008 times)  
Anonymous: EBorinsky

I've had realatively good experiences using KStars, a desktop planetarium released under GPL. It's relaease with the current Knoppix 4.0, and is also available for local compilation as part of the KDE Edutainment Project at the following link.

http://edu.kde.org/kstars/

Currently it supports native LX-200 command set, and as with all things Linux, is always under development for additional plug-ins, etc.





       
   
By: Anonymous: MikeEddinger () on Sunday, February 05 2006 @ 12:17 AM EST  
Anonymous: MikeEddinger

Our director of computer and electronics just loves Linux!! Others of us are Windows or Mac lovers. We're a quite diverse group with it comes to computers. I am sure you will hear from some Linus folks.





       
   
By: Anonymous: dmurphy () on Tuesday, February 07 2006 @ 10:26 PM EST  
Anonymous: dmurphy

Yes... We do have a number of Linux users in the society, a growing number I suspect.

Thanks for the tip!
The website isn't responding tonight, I'll take a look tomorrow...





       
   
By: Anonymous: WNKnisely () on Wednesday, February 08 2006 @ 11:31 AM EST  
Anonymous: WNKnisely

I have computers running Linux at the church (and have installed k-stars for the users.)

My personal computers are all running OSX now. I find that Starry Night does fine under OSX for what I want to use it for. (Which is mostly teaching demonstrations.)

I haven't tried it, but I wonder if I could get k-stars to install by using Fink and apt-get? I'll give it a try if I can find some spare time.





       
   
By: Anonymous: KEddinger () on Thursday, February 09 2006 @ 10:25 PM EST  
Anonymous: KEddinger

[quote="WNKnisely"]I have computers running Linux at the church[/quote]

Isn't that a sin?

Big Grin





       
   
By: SJPorter (offline) on Friday, February 10 2006 @ 10:19 AM EST  
SJPorter

Actually SIN only runs under Windows. The latest edition is SIN XP Professional.

Nostradamus acurately predicted that the AntiChrist's name would be Bill.

Twisted


Copernicus had those Renaissance ladies
Crazy about his telescope
And Galileo had a name that made his
Reputation higher than his hopes
Did none of those astronomers discover
While they were staring out into the dark
That what a lady looks for in her lover
Is Charm, Strangeness and Quark
HAWKWIND - QUARK, STRANGENESS AND CHARM


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By: Anonymous: MikeEddinger () on Friday, February 10 2006 @ 02:01 PM EST  
Anonymous: MikeEddinger

Well.. then 90%+ of us are going to hell !!

Mr. Green





       
   
By: Anonymous: dmurphy () on Monday, February 20 2006 @ 12:22 AM EST  
Anonymous: dmurphy

[quote="SJPorter"]Actually SIN only runs under Windows. The latest edition is SIN XP Professional.

Nostradamus acurately predicted that the AntiChrist's name would be Bill.

Twisted[/quote]

Laughing Out Loud That's great Simon!!


[quote="MikeEddinger"]Well.. then 90%+ of us are going to hell !!

Mr. Green[/quote]

There's hope Mike; repent and mend your evil ways, you may yet make it into paradise!!





       
   



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