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Download and Installation

Ubuntu

Please install pyswisseph before you install openastro.org

For older versions please use the repository

Name OpenAstro.org
Version 1.1.47
Date 15-March-2014
Size 0.7MB (openastro) + 14MB (data) + 0.5MB (swisseph)
Download Pyswisseph Saucy [i386]  |  Saucy [amd64]
Download OpenAstro.org Saucy   
Download OpenAstro.org-data Saucy   
OpenAstro.org Source openastro.org_1.1.47.orig.tar.gz
OpenAstro.org-data Source openastro.org-data_1.5.orig.tar.gz
Pyswisseph Source pyswisseph_2.00.00-2.orig.tar.gz
License GPLv3

ArchLinux Installation

The OpenAstro is in the ArchLinux Users Repository (AUR), to install the package from the PKGBUILD you must have the package group "base-devel" installed first:

# pacman -Sy base-devel

Then you may install with an AUR Helper such as Yaourt:

$ yaourt -S openastro

Otherwise you have to use makepkg :

$ wget https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/openastro/openastro.tar.gz
$ tar -xzf openastro.tar.gz
$ cd ./openastro/
$ makepkg -si


Generic Linux Installation

You can also manually build openastro.org, the pyswisseph module and the ephemeris files.

Make sure you can get these dependencies satisfied to run the program:

  • python-gtk2 (or pygtk >= 2.0)
  • python-dateutil
  • python-rsvg
  • python-cairo (or pycairo) (>= 1.2.0)
  • python-tz
  • imagemagick

curl "http://www.openastro.org/download.php?file=source&type=pyswisseph" | tar xz

sudo ./pyswisseph-2.00.00-2.orig/setup.py install

curl "http://www.openastro.org/download.php?file=source&type=openastro" | tar xz

sudo ./openastro.org-1.1.47.orig/setup.py install

curl "http://www.openastro.org/download.php?file=source&type=data" | tar xz

sudo ./openastro.org-1.5.orig/setup.py install

To run the program type "openastro" in a terminal