CChristopher Howard wrote on 8 Dec 2020 13:27
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In the celestia-glut program from celestia package (not to be confused
with the celestia-gtk package) moons and rings are not visible, though
they are still selectable as navigation items.
Note this problem does NOT exist in the celestia-gtk version from the
I suspect this might be related to some deficiency in my older graphics
card, but haven't yet been able to get anybody to work with me on
trying to reproduce this. If somebody with a newer graphics card is
able to see the moons and rings, we could mark this a wont-fix. (I have
not been able to figure out in celestia-glut how to access any
1. install celestia package
2. run `celestia-glut'
3. CTRL-j `titan'
(You will be zoomed into where the moon titan is supposed to be, but it
is not visible.)
5. CTRL-j `saturn'
You will see Saturn, with the rings labelled, but not visible.
My guix pull is a week or two old, but it doesn't look like this
package has been changed in months, according to the git log.
Looking, I see that there is low and medium res textures for titan in
the installed files, so at least the texture files are getting
These are the only errors I'm seeing on the command line:
christopher@nightshade ~ [env]$ celestia-glut
textures/medres/earth-normal.*: unrecognized or unsupported image file
textures/lores/earth-normal.*: unrecognized or unsupported image file
textures/hires/earth-normal.*: unrecognized or unsupported image file
christopher@nightshade ~$ guix describe
Generation 36 Nov 29 2020 17:04:00 (current)
repository URL: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/git/guix.git
christopher@nightshade ~$ neofetch --stdout
OS: Guix System b618c1512b9086199ce0496dbbcc4f4f587a826d x86_64
Uptime: 8 days, 9 hours, 33 mins
Packages: 104 (guix-system), 87 (guix-user)
Shell: bash 5.0.16
DE: GNOME 3.34.2
Theme: Adwaita [GTK2/3]
Icons: Adwaita [GTK2/3]
CPU: AMD Athlon II X3 455 (3) @ 3.300GHz
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
Memory: 2399MiB / 7960MiB
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