Please backport Stellarium 0.13.0-2 from Ubuntu 14.10 to 14.04 LTS

Bug #1227883 reported by Hveem
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Bug Description

Please backport Stellarium 0.13.0-2 from Ubuntu 14.10 to 14.04 LTS (currently has 0.12.x)

Here is debian/changelog diff:

stellarium (0.13.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
  * Fix build problems on non-x86 archs (Closes: #755445)
  * Add mesa-common-dev to build dependencies
 -- Tomasz Buchert <email address hidden> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:10:21 +0200

stellarium (0.13.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
  * Imported Upstream version 0.13.0
  * Bumped standards version to 3.9.5
  * Update VCS-* fields
  * More restrictive watch file
  * Custom gbp settings
  * Change to team maintenance
 -- Tomasz Buchert <email address hidden> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:19:47 +0200

And bellow are listed main improvements:

The Stellarium development team after 9 months of development is proud to announce the release of version 0.13.0 of Stellarium.

This release brings some interesting new features:
- New modulated core.
- Refactored shadows and introducing the normal mapping.
- Sporadic meteors and meteors has the colors now.
- Comet tails rendering.
- New translatable strings and new textures.
- New plugin: Equation of Time - provides solution for Equation of Time.
- New plugin: Field of View - provides shortcuts for quick changes field of view.
- New plugin: Navigational Stars - marks 58 navigational stars on the sky.
- New plugin: Pointer Coordinates - shows the coordinates of the mouse pointer.
- New plugin: Meteor Showers - provides visualization of meteor showers.
- New version of the Satellites plugin: introduces star-like satellites and bug fixes.
- New version of the Exoplanets plugin: displaying of the potential habitable exoplanets; improvements for performance and code refactoring.
- New version of the Angle Measure plugin: displaying of the position angle.
- New version of the Quasars plugin: improvements for performance; added marker_color parameter.
- New version of the Pulsars plugin: improvements for performance; display pulsars with glitches; setting color for marker for different types of the pulsars.
- New versions of the Compass Marks, Oculars, Historical Supernovae, Observability analysis and Bright Novae plugins: bug fixing, code refactoring and improvements.

There have also been a large number of bug fixes and serious performance improvements.

We have updated the configuration file and the Solar System file, so if you have an existing Stellarium installation, we highly recommended reset the settings when you will install the new version (you can choose required points in the installer).


Stellarium 0.13 packages for Ubuntu 14.04 can be found at

description: updated
summary: - please sync repos with current version of Stellarium
+ Please backport Stellarium 0.13.0-2 from Ubuntu 14.10 to 14.04 LTS
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in stellarium (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Felix Geyer (debfx) wrote :

Have you tested that stellarium 0.13.0-2 runs fine on 14.04?

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Alexander Wolf (alexwolf) wrote :
Mathew Hodson (mhodson)
no longer affects: stellarium (Ubuntu)
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