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astrosathya

Software Hoarding

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Hey Everyone,

I bought a new laptop two days ago. Even though I do have the standard software like APT, PHD1,2, CdC, Stellarium, DSS, ASCOM, EQMOD etc. etc, Anyone have any other software in mind I could install? I'll admit that I kind of hoard them on the PC and not really use them.

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If you are not going to use them then don't install them. Why take up memory when you don't need to.

Peter

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What about software for processing beyond DSS? Photoshop/GIMP/Pixinsight etc.?

If the laptop is new and of reasonable spec, then chances are the hard drive is a high capacity. Mine was only mid-range and has a 1TB hard drive, which is only around 15% full after installing everything I need. Plenty of space for images left!

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