Linux Apogee Instruments camera drivers

The Random Factory is pleased to announce the latest release of our Linux drivers for the Apogee Instruments series of CCD cameras.

Three versions of the package are avilable

The following download are available from the "Linux for Astronomy" server


The .tgz runtime should be installed using the following commands
	cd /
	tar -xvzPf /path-to-archive/apogee-driver-x.y.tgz
Whichever distribution is installed, the camera driver needs to be prepared (per-user) before use. Log in with the username you will be using to operate the camera, the open an xterm and type


Prompts for the type of camera, and I/O port will appear. In the event that the .ini file for your camera is not listed, you may need to obtain the latest version from Apogee. (alternatively, examine the new .ini file format, and edit your current .ini file to conform to the same parameter names). Once the driver is setup, the GUI interface can be started using the command



This release of the drivers has the following capabilities