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Prerequisite Software

The NotePad++ Development Environment
N++ (1.15) N++ (1.18) – a version of NotePad++ for writing Arduino control programs (beta)

Mission Control Center (MCC)
MCC software (Version X)

Updates for the Orbiter

To install the update open the Settings page in the web interface (use admin as the login and password) and download the respective files as described.

Schsat-GUI The current version (2018-07-30) of the GUI firmware for the web interface of the orbiter.

Libschsat An update to the standard function library.

Libschsat_Ard An update to the standard function library containing Arduino control functions (beta).

Arduino Library

Install the following library in Arduino IDE to enable interoperation between the Orbicraft Construction Set and Arduino: Library for Arduino to interact with the Orbicraft Construction Set

Mirroring this Wiki on the Orbiter For older versions of the construction set (before July 2017) install Web server packages first (Light-server and Web-socket) Schsat-Wiki: A local copy of the Wiki (dated 2018-05-23) for the web interface of the construction set is available at http://192.168.42.1:8000

Drivers USB-RS485 interface cable driver

Running NotePad++ Under Non-Windows Systems

Installing NotePad++ on Unix and Mac:

1) Download NotePad++ using the link on this page.

2) Rename the Notepad++ folder ensuring that the name only contains Latin characters, no special symbols (!#@ etc.), no spaces and does not begin with a digit.

3) Download Wine Stable:

Ubuntu : https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu

Mac: https://wiki.winehq.org/MacOS

Please note that system security settings in MacOS must enable installation of third-party software. To check whether that is so, go to System Preferences → Privacy and Security, click the padlock icon and allow execution of programs downloaded from App Store and identified developers.

Additionally, for Wine to work successfully on MacOS, be sure to install XQuartz: https://www.xquartz.org

4) Open the renamed Notepad++ folder and right-click on the notepad++.exe. Choose “Open in Wine”. Be aware that Wine emulates Windows, therefore Windows hotkeys should be used in Wine (Ctrl+C instead of Command+C etc.)

en/software.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/20 12:53 by golikov