[chirp_users] Chirp not showing USB ports in Linux

Milton Hywatt
Fri Aug 23 16:01:30 PDT 2013

The device should appear as /ttyUSB0 in just about any flavor
of linux, even the mint flavor :)

 From: Jim Unroe <rock.unroe at gmail.com>
To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com> 
Sent: Friday, August 23, 2013 6:46 PM
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Chirp not showing USB ports in Linux

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 6:34 PM, Gerald Spurbeck <n1xio.mobile at gmail.com> wrote:

I need some help here please. I have LinuxMint 14 installed on my
>laptop. Mint sees my USB cable as ttyUSB0. However, all Chirp sees is
>tty0 and above, no USB anything, thus I can't begin to connect to
>anything until I can get Chirp to recognize my USB ports.
>Sent from my iPhone;
>Gerald Spurbeck
>TransAm Truck 53110

Would that be because CHIRP uses serial ports and not USB ports? The programming cable's job is to create a psudo serial port for CHIRP to use. Have you added your user to the 'dialout' group?


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