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ginga - Astronomical FITS Image Viewer


usage: ginga [-h] [--basedir NAME] [--bufsize NUM] [-c CHANNELS] [--debug]
[--disable-plugins NAMES] [--display HOST:N] [--fitspkg NAME] [-g GEOM] [--modules NAMES] [--norestore] [--nosplash] [--numthreads NUM] [--opencv] [--opencl] [--opengl] [--plugins NAMES] [--profile] [--sep] [-t NAME] [--wcspkg NAME] [--log FILE] [--loglevel LEVEL] [--lognull] [--logsize NUMBYTES] [--logbackups NUM] [--rmlog] [--stderr] [-V]

Run the Ginga reference viewer.

optional arguments:

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
--basedir NAME
Specify Ginga configuration area
--bufsize NUM
Buffer length to NUM
-c CHANNELS, --channels CHANNELS
Specify list of channels to create
Enter the pdb debugger on main()
--disable-plugins NAMES
Specify plugins that should be disabled
--display HOST:N
Use X display on HOST:N
--fitspkg NAME
Prefer FITS I/O module NAME
-g GEOM, --geometry GEOM
X geometry for initial size and placement
--modules NAMES
Specify additional modules to load
Don't restore the GUI from a saved layout
Don't display the splash screen
--numthreads NUM
Start NUM threads in thread pool
Use OpenCv acceleration
Use OpenCL acceleration
Use OpenGL acceleration
--plugins NAMES
Specify additional plugins to load
Run the profiler on main()
Load files in separate channels
-t NAME, --toolkit NAME
Prefer GUI toolkit (gtk|qt)
--wcspkg NAME
Prefer WCS module NAME
--log FILE
Write logging output to FILE
--loglevel LEVEL
Set logging level to LEVEL
Use a null logger
--logsize NUMBYTES
Set maximum logging level to NUMBYTES
--logbackups NUM
Set maximum number of backups to NUM
Remove log if present (don't append)
Copy logging also to stderr
-V, --version
show program's version number and exit
July 2020 ginga 3.1.0