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Note: Questions should go in the Sourceforge forum.

You're more than welcome to pose any question you might have in the Souceforge forum. They'll get answered much quicker there. This page is for discussing the Main Page of the wiki. Suggestions for the main page of the wiki should indeed go here...


For Pocket PC?

hi, i've got a pocket pc and i'm searching for a programme as stellarium to use in my pocket: someone can help me?

Hello, I know of [Tachyon] jome 06:22, 10 May 2006 (PDT)

Stellarium 0.80 version test 1

Hello, I tried the Stellarium 0.80. New features looked good, but, the letters I use(Korean) do not appear. It seems that the area code 437 is not set in this program. Can this problem be solved ...? Ovthrz 01:18, 2 May 2006 (PDT)

Yes! It's a matter of setting the right locale, and letting the program use the right font. A Korean font is not included, as it would significantly reflect on the download size of Stellarium. A solution is on the talk page about the translations jome 06:22, 10 May 2006 (PDT)

Thank you. It looks beautiful. Ovthrz 03:03, 14 May 2006 (PDT)

User's guide download?

Hey there, I just downloaded Stellarium and was trying to dl the users guide but it wouldn't dl. A message came up that said it was a bad file and couldn't be repaired. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

An incomplete download perhaps? A new version of the guide has been released... try again, either via the Sourceforge servers, or Matthew's website. jome 06:22, 10 May 2006 (PDT)
This is usually caused by right clicking on the link in sourceforge and selection save as. However, the link is to the mirror page, not the file itself. Left click the link and choose a mirror, then sourceforge will give you the actual file. Matthewg42 18:21, 12 August 2006 (PDT)

simplified Chinese homage is required

Dear sysop,

Some people using simplified Chinese altered the original homepages written in traditional Chinese. Since traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese are different both in coding and in writing. Also, considering the need of those who would like contribute their work in simplified Chinese, 首页( It is suggested that another language in simplified Chinese is required, so that people can tell 首頁(正體中文) from 首页(simplified Chinese).

--Dahlih 07:29, 17 June 2007 (PDT)

It looks like a spammer did that, but I added a link to the sidebar. If the homepage in Simplified Chinese stays as inactive as it is now, it'll probably disappear in the future. Thanks for signaling the problem.--jome 08:02, 17 June 2007 (PDT)

Display problem on older HW


  Installation at home went without problems. 

Liked the program so much that I suggested it to teachers of our elementary school. (kids with age 7-12y) They approved and I went to my son´s school today to install Stellarium on some school-computers. Installation went normal, but when I started the program, I saw the sun, the landscape and some planets, zooming in- and out was without problems, but the control-menu that should normally appear on the buttom and side was not readable. Some fuzzy cubes appeared when my mouse was at the bottom or side of the screen. Tried with another laptop, got the same result. Tried playing a bit with the screen-resolution, but without success. Suspect that source of the problem is linked to slightly older HW. Would like to know if there is a work-arround for screens with older HW. Regards, Dirk Willems

A: There are lots of older drivers which are quite buggy, especially on ATI cards. This may not become apparent with other software, especially if it does not use OpenGL. The only solution to buggy drivers, is to install non-buggy drivers. This can often be achieved by upgrading them, but I think there are some drivers for older cards which are buggy and for which no fixed version exists. Matthewg42 17:42, 28 November 2008 (UTC)

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