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Last pushed: a year ago
Short Description
NCAR Research Aviation Facility Real-time/Post-time Display Program
Full Description


  • Docker (usually available by default on Linux)
  • An X server (usually available by default on Linux)

Install and Run

$ docker pull ncareol/aeros
$ xhost +  # On macOS and Linux only
$ docker run -it --rm -e DISPLAY=<your ip>:0 -v "<data path>:/data" ncareol/aeros

  • <your ip>: the IP of your machine.
  • <data path>: absolute path to a directory tree on the host system, containing data files. This will be accessible from the Aeros app as Computer:/data.


Docker: Docker for Mac is a turnkey Docker solution for MacOS.

X server: Install XQuartz:

  • brew cask install xquartz
  • Logout/login
  • run XQuartz (in Applications/Utilities)
    • Preferences->Security: Allow connections from network clients
  • Xquartz must be running for Aeros to display on macOS.


Docker: Docker for Windows is a turnkey Docker solution for Windows 10.

X server: Mobatek provides an excellent (and free) X-server.

Docker Pull Command