The INDI page allows you to modify Client side INDI specific options. To access it, select the INDI page from → menu item. The window is divided into several main categories: General, Device Updates, Display and Server Port:
INDI server: Specify the binary of installed INDI server in your system. By default, KStars uses “/usr/bin/indiserver” binary.
INDI drivers XML directory: Specify the XML directory where INDI drivers are located in your system. By default, KStars uses “/usr/share/indi” directory.
Default FITS directory: Specify the directory where all captured FITS images will be saved to. If no directory is specified, images will be stored in
Time & Location Updates
KStars updates all devices: KStars is the master source for time and location settings. All INDI devices time and locations settings are synchronized to KStars settings.
Mount updates KStars: Mount handset is the master source of time and location settings. KStars time and location settings are synchronized with controller settings.
GPS updates KStars: GPS driver is the master source of time and location settings. KStars time and location settings are synchronized with GPS settings.
Time: Synchronize KStars date and time automatically from the update source.
Location: Synchronize KStars location settings from the update source.
Telescope crosshair: When checked, KStars displays the telescope's target crosshair on the sky map. The crosshair is displayed upon a successful connection to the telescope and its location is updated periodically. The telescope's name is displayed next to the crosshair. KStars displays one crosshair per each connected telescope. To change the color of the telescope's crosshair, open the Configure - KStars window. Select the Colors page, and then change the color of the item to the desired color.
Independent window: Make FITS Viewer window independent.
Message notifications: Show INDI messages as desktop notifications instead of dialogs.
Specify range of ports that INDI Server will bind to when starting new drivers.