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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 DMG file. Once the window with the Gaia Sky icon comes up, copy-paste it to your Applications folder. Please, remove any existing Gaia before installing.

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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