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Re: Graphical Satellite Tracking with Linux



Luc Langehegermann wrote:

>>Hi Mike:
>>
>>I ran into the same thing. I'm running a Debian Sarge machine and it
>>happened to have gsat available to just apt-get install or just using
>>Synaptic. But if you have to compile from the item with Predict, it
>>complains about GTK. I'm definitely not a Linux guru and don't know a
>>symlink from a simian, but I'm sure it wants a specific GTK version. It's
>>version / dependency hell all over again. Debian makes it fairly easy with
>>its apt-get utility and will make sure about dependencies.  I understand
>>there is a movement to standardize some sort of installation utility
>>across
>>distros.
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>>I still haven't gotten xplanet to work with earthtrack2. It complains
>>about
>>needing some sort of switch. Maybe someday ...
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>You really don't need earthtrack2, as xplanet can display earth orbiting
>satellites on his own, including footprints and ground track.
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>>73, Jamie
>>WB4YDL
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>73, Luc
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Hi Luc:

I couldn't get xplanet to work directly or indirectly.  I would get a 
whole list of available switches and then nothing.

73, Jamie
WB4YDL
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