[chirp_users] Chirp and Ubuntu 10.04

Randy Morton ke5eot at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 13:01:40 PDT 2011


It's now working, but with some unusual side effects. The channels program,
but it resets all of the rest of the settings to the factory default. Still
a fine program, though.

Randy

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 1:33 PM, KE5EOT <ke5eot at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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/<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 <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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