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02/08/2017 - Gaia Sky version 1.5.0

System Package MD5
Linux DEB package (142 MB)
RPM package (142 MB)
Linux/Unix installer (141 MB)
AUR package - gaiasky
Windows 64-bit installer (181 MB)
32-bit installer (177 MB)
MacOS X DMG package (201 MB) d884256bc97e667cbed56c81c695c1aa
Archive file TAR.GZ archive file (141 MB) 8e2b49112937d70ef4878ebe88c6ce36
WebGL (version 0.706b) Gaia Sky WebGL
Focal Plane Tycho-2
GIT repository Source code

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Install instructions

Windows installer

Download the installer and double-click on it. Follow the on-screen instructions. In Windows 8/10 SmartScreen may block the installation. If so, just click on More info and then on Run anyway.

MacOS installer

Download and run the single bundle DMG file. Please, perform a clean installation, not an update.

TGZ installation

Uncompress the archive in POSIX systems using:

tar -zxvf gaiasky-[version].tar.gz

DEB package

Run the following in a terminal:

sudo dpkg -i gaiasky-[version].deb

RPM package

Run the following in a terminal:

sudo yum install gaiasky-[version].rpm

AUR package

Use any tool capable of installing packages from AUR. The package name is gaiasky. For example, with pacaur:

pacaur -S gaiasky

High resolution texture pack

The installation packages do not include high resolution textures to keep the file size at bay. However, we offer a high resolution texture pack download with 4K and 8K textures which must be extracted in $GAIASKY_INSTALL_DIR/data/tex.

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