Installation on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS or later… – WinStars 3

Installation on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS or later…

  • Open a terminal and enter:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libassimp5 libfreetype6 libpng16-16 zlib1g libquazip5-1  libharfbuzz0b freeglut3 libssl1.1 libssl-dev libcrypto++
  • If the libssl1.1 library is not available in your distribution, you must do (change focal by the name of your Ubuntu distribution) :
echo "deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/focal-security.list
  • Download the installation file :
    wget https://winstars.net/files/version3/winstars_installer.bin
  • Then start the installation program by typing:
    sudo chmod a+x winstars_installer.bin
    ./winstars_installer.bin
  • The program will be installed in the /opt/WinStars3 directory by default. To start it, type:
    cd /opt/WinStars3
    ./WinStars3.sh
  • To update or uninstall the program, use the command :
    sudo ./"MaintenanceTool WinStars3"