[chirp_users] Chirp and Ubuntu 10.04

KE5EOT ke5eot at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 11:33:22 PDT 2011


I just installed it and it runs. I still have battles to fight with the 
programming cable, but that's a different story. Many thanks for getting 
this up and running.

Randy (KE5EOT)
   ARRL, QCWA, ARES, RACES
      http://ke5eot.webs.com


On 09/29/2011 11:52 AM, Steve Conklin 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/
>
> 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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