[chirp_users] Chirp and Ubuntu 10.04

Steve Conklin steve at conklinhouse.com
Fri Sep 30 10:24:03 PDT 2011


I can't imaging anything that would cause a difference between the way
the linux and windows
versions would handle this, as the differences are only in packaging.
Best report this to Dan,
and let him work it. I can help if it turns out to be OS-dependent.

Steve

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Randy Morton <ke5eot at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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/
>>>>
>>>> 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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