[chirp_users] Ubuntu PPA version not up to date?

Derek Tombrello
Wed Jan 20 20:17:59 PST 2016

Actually, I just copied the chirp-daily version to it's own directory
and I am running it from there. It seems to coexist ok with the
distribution version. I was just wondering why the PPA version was

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On Wed, 2016-01-20 at 22:09 -0600, W Paul Mills wrote:

> Sounds like you have chirp installed, you need to remove chirp, then
> install chirp-daily. Your distribution has an old version of chirp and
> will give you errors if you try to install chirp-daily before removing
> chirp.
> On 01/20/2016 09:27 PM, Derek Tombrello wrote:
> > I have installed CHIRP on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS laptop using the PPA method
> > as described here - http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Download
> > 
> > I kept getting "radio refused to send block xxx" errors, although it
> > worked fine using the Windows under VirtualBox. After reading the bug
> > reports, I tried using the "manual install" found here
> > - http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/Running_Under_Linux
> > 
> > That worked perfectly. Looking at the About page, I see that the PPA
> > version installed is 0.4.1 while the source version is daily-20160116.
> > I'm just curious as to why the PPA version is not (or does not appear to
> > be) up to date? Thanks.
> > -- 
> > 
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