Re: The INDI driver is for LINUX and non windows systems - Correct?
Michael Fulbright <mike.fulbright@...>
INDI is primarily used with Linux but it has support for Macs as well.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
There is no reason it couldn't work with Windows - but as far as I know very few developers are working on this as it simply isn't interesting to most of us.
Most of the energy behind INDI is to provide a solution where none really exists for non-Windows environments - whereas under Windows there is the ASCOM platform which allows the use of a wealth of available software.
Some people have run INDI using a virtual machine under Windows to run a flavor of Linux but honestly you can get used laptops so cheap I always advise just using an older laptop to try out INDI. The minimum requirements for Linux system are generally much less than a modern Windows install. For example, many people use INDI on Raspberry Pi machines which are very limited in CPU and memory resources.
Also - this isn't an either/or sort of situation. I have a dual boot machine I use for imaging which I use WIndows and ASCOM for certain scenarios but primarily I use INDI/EKOS under Linux. I think it is a case of more is good.
On 2/18/2018 1:31 PM, stevenhoffman53@... [ap-gto] wrote: