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Download and Installation

Ubuntu / Mint / etc..

Please install pyswisseph/python3-swisseph before you install openastro.org

For older versions please use the repository

Name OpenAstro.org
Version 1.1.57
Date 10-Oct-2018
Size 0.7MB (openastro) + 14MB (data) + 0.5MB (swisseph)
Download Pyswisseph trusty [i386] | trusty [amd64]
Download Pythyon3-swisseph xenial [i386] | xenial [amd64]
bionic [i386] | bionic [amd64]
Download OpenAstro.org trusty | xenial | bionic 
Download OpenAstro.org-data trusty | xenial | bionic 
OpenAstro.org Source openastro.org_1.1.57.orig.tar.gz
OpenAstro.org-data Source openastro.org-data_1.9.orig.tar.gz
Python3-swisseph Source python3-swisseph_2.00.00.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:

  • python3-dateutil
  • gir1.2-rsvg-2.0
  • gir1.2-gtk-3.0
  • python3-tz
  • python3-dev
  • python3-cairo
  • imagemagick
  • librsvg2-bin

curl -L "http://www.openastro.org/download.php?file=source&type=python3-swisseph" | tar xz

cd python3-swisseph-2.00.00 && sudo python setup.py install

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

cd openastro.org-1.1.57 && sudo python setup.py install --prefix=/usr

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

cd openastro.org-data-1.9 && sudo python setup.py install --prefix=/usr

To run the program type "openastro" in a terminal

There seem to be issues with the python path. Try running (in a terminal):

export PYTHONPATH="${PYTHONPATH}:/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages:/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages"

openastro

Should be fixed starting version 1.1.54