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OpenPlotter 4 roadmap
The translation sources have already been uploaded to Crowdin so you can start translating in your language:

"Sorry, yes, you should burn a new SD using this new version."
I wrote a new m2, with "".
I started it and all the "beta" applications after "get candidate"

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Perfect, thanks for testing. You will see the apps status become "stable" when we add the translations.
the stable versions will be available for "older" OP4 installs, too?
- SV Haimana
If you mean the earlier beta images, yes, it will.
Quick question...
What is the best way of upgrading OP4 on my M2 SSD?
Download the new image, burn it to a new SD card, wipe the M2 SSD and then copy it from SD to SSD ?
or can it be imaged directly to the M2 SSD ?
Is there an efficient way of keeping all the setup work I have done?
Hello, if you want it to be a 1/1 copy, it depends on what pi you have, (ex.pi5, with m2 on the hat, copied the image from sd to m2), written in about m2 to go at high speed and booted from m2.
(2024-05-19, 08:00 PM)Sailoog Wrote: New versions of OpenPlotter v4 beta!!! These are release candidates:

Description and Getting Started chapters are also ready in docs:

In the next few days we will begin translating the apps and completing the documentation while you test this latest version.


Thanks Sailoog for all your hard work.
There is a couple of things in the docs that I have come across that are worth noting.
I have just done this new installation on my NVMe SSD exactly as per the new docs and found that if you "When the writing has finished and you are told you can do it, remove the SD card from the Raspberry Pi and reboot" It won't reboot because I'm guessing it's still running on the SD. I removed the power supply to get it to reboot... It's all good now.

What is the best place to put suggestions similar to the above?
Once again, I appreciate your work.
Edit: Looks like 2 finger zooms doesn't work on OP touchscreen yet.
Ops you are right, that sentence does not make any sense Big Grin  I guess it was a copy paste from the SD method. I will change it ASAP, thanks!!

There are three ways to report issues in documents and code. They are ordered according to ease for us but you can use any of them.

- Send us a Github Pull Request with the fix.
- Opening an issue in Github providing details about the problem.
- Create a new post in this forum (Bug Reports)

Right click works on touchscreens, but not 2 fingers zoom yet. It is not clear to me if that is on the OpenCPN or Raspberry OS side or both. You can zoom using the buttons quite well, so we decided to wait for a solution.
So i made a fresh SD from Open Plotter 4 Headless, the latest beta.

The headless experience re VNC and network setup was brilliant! Impressive.
The only thing that did not work out of the box was "Apperances | Appearance Settings" - it will not start using the menu. This is minor.

I changed password and hostname, set headless resolution and enabled Serial Port and I2C interfaces.
I changed SSID and password and clicked the "Network" button in OP Settings. All good.
I used OP Serial to connect my GPS-mouse to GPSD. Looks like it's working fine.

Then i installed OP I2C using OP Settings and added my BMP280.
After this, the I2C service still cannot be started, this is from OP Check System:

Checking display server... | x11
Checking virtual keyboard... | keyboard-EN.xml
Checking OpenPlotter autostart... | enabled
Checking OpenPlotter packages source... | added
Checking I2C sensors... | I2C enabled | Access to Signal K server validated
↳service not running
Checking Notifications... | service running | Access to Signal K server validated
Checking serial connections alias... | All your serial connections have an assigned alias
Checking OpenCPN... | not running | autostart disabled
Checking Signal K server... | running
Checking serial connections conflicts... | no conflicts
Checking network connections conflicts... | no conflicts
Checking GPIO conflicts... | no conflicts
Checking Power off management... | disabled
Checking Shutdown management... | service not running
Checking touchscreen optimization... | disabled
Checking rescue mode... | disabled
Checking debugging mode... | disabled
Checking WiFi password... | done

So... how do i move on from here? Debugging tips, logs et. al. i'm not that well versed in linux/Raspberry/OP4?

Hardware wise polling I2C addresses works fine and PyPilot using the IMU works too (uses I2C but not the service as far as i understand).
An update was done at one point during the whole process, i could not detect any changes in behaviour though. 

Thank you so much,


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