INDIGO distributions are below.


Binary distribution of INDIGO can be installed on Linux either automatically by apt-get or manually by dpkg.

To setup automatic installation and subsequent updates, you need to add our repository URL to APT sources list. To do it from command line, open the file /etc/apt/sources.list as root with you favourite editor, e.g. like this

$ sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list

and append the following line to the end of the file

deb [trusted=yes] indigo main

and execute the following commands

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install indigo

To do it from e.g. Synaptic package manager, execute it, go to Settings > Repositories, click new and fill URI, distribution and sections with the following text:

Once done, click Reload and search for indigo package.

To install INDIGO manually, download one of the following packages for your operating system and install it with a command like this:

$ sudo dpkg -i --force-all ~/Downloads/indigo-2.0-XX-YYY.deb

Apple macOS

To install INDIGO on Apple computer (macOS 10.10 or later), download and open the following package:

and drag & drop INDIGO Server application to Applications folder:

Microsoft Windows

To install ASCOM drivers for INDIGO server on Windows computer, download and install the following packages:


Make sure that you have all prerequisites installed. On Ubuntu / Debian / Raspian use:

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf autotools-dev libtool cmake libudev-dev libavahi-compat-libdnssd-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev fxload

It is advised to remove libraw1394-dev as the build may fail if it is installed

$ sudo apt-get remove libraw1394-dev

On macOS install XCode and download and build autoconf, automake and libtool (use tools/ script).

If you're ready, get the code and built it

$ git clone

$ cd indigo

$ make all

$ build/bin/indigo_server_standalone


$ build/bin/indigo_server indigo_ccd_asi [other drivers]

and connect from any INDI client or WEB browser to port 7624...