I know exactly what you mean 273; Blender confuses me as well and I'm pretty good with GIMP:-
That app eludes me-
Sadly since it's a fairly expensive and relatively rare device there doesn't seem to be much you can do with it.
Thank kinda stinks! IMO expensive devices should come with all kinds of capabilities, options and good functionalities to boot--
I think you'll like Celestia.
I have it on my Fedora machine and it runs great!