Cartes du Ciel is free software released under the terms of the
GNU General Public License
The Debian packages are available to enable automatic installation using apt-get.
Supported architecture are i386, amd64, armhf.
First, open a root shell or use sudo.
Add Patrick Chevalley's signature to APT:
apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys D79BF92A
Add a new source file in
For the stable version do:
echo "deb http://www.ap-i.net/apt stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skychart.list
If you want more frequent update with the development version do:
echo "deb http://www.ap-i.net/apt unstable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skychart.list
Then refresh your package list, from a command line type:
To install the software with all the prerequisite and the additional data files:
apt-get install skychart
The prerequisite software are normally automatically installed. If not, check you have the packages libpasastro, libgtk2.0-0, libglib2.0-0, libpango1.0-0, libjpeg62, libpng12-0, libsqlite3-0, xplanet, indi, ffmpeg
That's all, exit the root shell and type skychart to run the program.
The update for a new version is done at the same time as the standard update for the other software of your distribution, normally once a week on Monday for the unstable release.
Other software you can install from this same repository are:
ccdciel eqmodgui indistarter