[chirp_users] Chirp and Ubuntu 10.04

Randy Morton ke5eot at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 15:45:47 PDT 2011


I just loaded the Windows version and it doesn't reset the settings.

Randy

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 4:08 PM, KE5EOT <ke5eot at gmail.com> wrote:

> **
> I should have been more specific, this is on a Wouxun KG-UVD1P.
>
> Randy (KE5EOT)
>   ARRL, QCWA, ARES, RACES
>      http://ke5eot.webs.com
>
>
> On 09/29/2011 03:01 PM, Randy Morton wrote:
>
> 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
>>>
>>> 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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