[chirp_users] Chirp and Ubuntu 10.04

KE5EOT ke5eot at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 19:00:35 PDT 2011


I finally tracked it down to a bad IMG file. I saved the list off as a 
CSV, reloaded it into a new page, and it started working. I must have 
embedded a bad character in the file somewhere when I was editing it.

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


On 09/30/2011 12:24 PM, Steve Conklin wrote:
> 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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