How to Install libqfits0 in Ubuntu 18.04

Install libqfits0 by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install libqfits0


Library offering easy access to FITS files

FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) is a data format most used in astronomy. . qfits is a stand-alone library written in C to interact with files complying with the FITS format. It is fast and portable over any kind of POSIX-compliant platform. Functionalities offered by this library are: * Header queries (get keywords, values). * Header manipulation (load/modify/save). * Header/data offset queries. * Pixel loading/saving to memory. * Support for files of any dimension (NAXIS). * Support for FITS extensions, including ASCII and binary tables.


Version: 6.2.0-8ubuntu2

Section: universe/libs