PPA description

PHD Guiding, auto-guiding of your telescope.

Official web page:
Original source code:
Support forum:!forum/open-phd-guiding

You need to install INDI from the INDI ppa to use this software:

Note that the version bundled with these packages only includes open source camera drivers. No closed libraries are included. This means you should use the INDI camera interface for most camera models.

You can use this software on Debian or derivative other than Ubuntu but you can find that add-apt-repository do not work on your system. In this case just create a new file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/phd2.list with the following content:
deb xxxxx main
Replace xxxxx by the Ubuntu version name that correspond to the version of your system.

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:pch/phd2 to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pch/phd2
sudo apt update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

Display sources.list entries for:
Signing key:
4096R/DAE27FFB13432BED41181735E3DBD5D75CFABF12 (What is this?)


For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Patrick Chevalley.

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phd2 2.6.13.rev20240527-0ppa1~ubuntu24.04 Patrick Chevalley ()
phd2 2.6.13.rev20240527-0ppa1~ubuntu23.10 Patrick Chevalley ()
phd2 2.6.13.rev20240527-0ppa1~ubuntu22.04 Patrick Chevalley ()
phd2 2.6.13.rev20240527-0ppa1~ubuntu20.04 Patrick Chevalley ()
phdlogview 0.6.4b-0ppa1~ubuntu24.04 Patrick Chevalley ()
phdlogview 0.6.4b-0ppa1~ubuntu23.10 Patrick Chevalley ()
phdlogview 0.6.4-0ppa1~ubuntu22.04 Patrick Chevalley ()
phdlogview 0.6.4-0ppa1~ubuntu20.04 Patrick Chevalley ()
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  • phdlogview 8 weeks ago
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