Karma is a toolkit for interprocess communications, authentication, encryption, graphics display, user interface and manipulating the Karma network data structure

Version : 1.7.3
Author(s) : http://www.atnf.csiro.au/~rgooch
License : GPL
Website : http://www.atnf.csiro.au/karma

Installs from Open Source Astronomy for Linux cd 3
Disk space required for installation is 9.53 Mb

After the package is installed it can be accessed using the command



A shortcut will be installed in the KDE/GNOME desktop menu system,
as an entry in the Astronomy submenu



Karma is a general purpose programmer's toolkit and contains KarmaLib (the structured library and API) and a large number of modules (applications) to perform many standard tasks. This manual describes the many visualisation tools which are distributed with the Karma library.

This document is written for Karma version 1.7.3 , which is probably my ``experimental'' version. Most of this manual will still be relevant to the previously released binary-only (or ``beta'') version, since binary releases come every few weeks or so. Full public releases come once or twice a year, so this document may talk about several new things not available in the last public release of Karma. The programs available at the moment are:

volume rendering of data cubes play movies of data cubes inspecting two cubes at the same time slice a cube superimposing images and interactive position-velocity slices interactive ``renzograms'' look for expanding shells interactive co-ordinate placement rectangular to polar gridding of images