[chirp_users] Chirp and Ubuntu 10.04

David Singleton ramboton at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 11:08:55 PDT 2011


Cool!

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:52 AM, Steve Conklin <steve at conklinhouse.com>wrote:

> The chirp package is now available in the Ubuntu-hams PPA for all
> Ubuntu series except Karmic, which is still building.
>
> https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-hams/+archive/ppa/<https://launchpad.net/%7Eubuntu-hams/+archive/ppa/>
>
> Information about how to subscribe to this PPA is included at the link.
>
> The Ubuntu-Hams PPA includes a lot of other ham software which
> the ubuntu-hams team backports from the latest release to older
> Ubuntu Series. These include chirp, d-rats, fldigi, cqrlog, hamlib, and
> more.
>
> If you're using Ubuntu, this PPA is a good source of the latest
> package updates.
>
> [shameless plug]
>
> Also, if you're using Ubuntu in the shack, you might be interested in
> joining Ubuntu-hams:
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuHams
>
> The IRC channel we hang out in is a good place to get help.
>
> 73 de AI4QR
>
> Steve
>
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:57 AM, KE5EOT <ke5eot at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks, I'll uninstall and wait on the new package. Let me know when
> > it's ready and I'll do a test install if you'd like outside confirmation.
> >
> > Randy (KE5EOT)
> >   ARRL, QCWA, ARES, RACES
> >      http://ke5eot.webs.com
> >
> >
> > On 09/23/2011 10:59 AM, Steve Conklin wrote:
> >> OK, I've made some progress in troubleshooting this. The package in
> >> the PPA is just plain broken,
> >> and I suggest you install from the tarball until I can fix it, and
> >> don't use the PPA. In fact, I'm
> >> going to delete the broken package from the PPA.
> >>
> >> The package installs the modules to the wrong directory, putting them
> >> in /usr/share instead
> >> of in /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages
> >>
> >> So I understand the problem, but I can't fix the packaging right away
> >> because I'm traveling for
> >> the rest of today. I can probably fix it by Monday.
> >>
> >> The reason this didn't fail on the machine I'm on now is that the
> >> files in the right location were
> >> left over from a previous release which I had installed manually and
> >> forgotten was even installed
> >> (i.e. I thought this was a clean machine). I'm sorry for the problems
> >> caused by the bad package,
> >> but thanks for the help in tracking this down.
> >>
> >> Steve AI4QR
> >>
> >> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 10:16 PM, Alvin Koffman<ka9qlq at gmail.com>
>  wrote:
> >>> I just download the newest .gz and expand it to a dir in my
> /home/alvin/bin
> >>> I keep scripts in
> >>> Alvin Koffman
> >>>
> >>> IN brightest day, in blackest night,
> >>>
> >>> No evil shall escape my sight
> >>>
> >>> Let those who worship evil's might,
> >>>
> >>> Beware my power...
> >>>
> >>> My Holy Spirit's light!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 7:27 PM, KE5EOT<ke5eot at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >>>> If no one objects, I'll keep it on the list. It might help the next
> >>>> person. My thanks for all the help!
> >>>>
> >>>> randy at randy-laptop:~$ python
> >>>> Python 2.6.5 (r265:79063, Apr 16 2010, 13:09:56)
> >>>> [GCC 4.4.3] on linux2
> >>>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>>>   >>>  import sys
> >>>>   >>>  print sys.path
> >>>> ['', '/usr/lib/python2.6', '/usr/lib/python2.6/plat-linux2',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/python2.6/lib-tk', '/usr/lib/python2.6/lib-old',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/python2.6/lib-dynload', '/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/PIL',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/gst-0.10',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/gtk-2.0',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/gtk-2.0',
> >>>> '/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/wx-2.8-gtk2-unicode',
> >>>> '/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages']
> >>>>   >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Randy (KE5EOT)
> >>>>    ARRL, QCWA, ARES, RACES
> >>>>       http://ke5eot.webs.com
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 09/22/2011 05:08 PM, Steve Conklin wrote:
> >>>>> Can you do the following for me?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> start python and type the next two lines into the python interpreter
> >>>>> and paste the results here:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> $ python
> >>>>> ... python startup banner ...
> >>>>>>>> import sys
> >>>>>>>> print sys.path
> >>>>> You can email me directly if you want to take this off-list.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Steve
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Steve Conklin<
> steve at conklinhouse.com>
> >>>>>   wrote:
> >>>>>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Steve Conklin<
> steve at conklinhouse.com>
> >>>>>>   wrote:
> >>>>>>> Actually, I saw this same problem in the preliminary packaging that
> >>>>>>> I've been working on, but I haven't tracked down the problem. I'll
> >>>>>>> have another look.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Steve
> >>>>>> I was running the exact same version on this 10.04 machine, and it
> was
> >>>>>> working.
> >>>>>> I just uninstalled and reinstalled and it works fine after that,
> too.
> >>>>>> So I'm not sure
> >>>>>> what's going on.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Dan Smith<dsmith at danplanet.com>
> >>>>>>>   wrote:
> >>>>>>>>> I used the instructions on this site.
> >>>>>>>> Okay.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Steve, is it possible that the package isn't installing the module
> in
> >>>>>>>> the right place on 10.04 to get picked by chirpw?
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Thanks!
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> --
> >>>>>>>> Dan Smith
> >>>>>>>> www.danplanet.com
> >>>>>>>> KK7DS
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