[chirp_users] Linux User error message

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 09:16:40 PST 2017


On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:58 AM, Charly Aurelia <caurelius1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> First time using CHIRP with a brand new Pofung UV82.
>
> Every time I try to Download From Radio regardless of which port from
> drop down menu i choose), I get this type of message :
>
> could not open port /dev/ttyUSB0: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
> '/dev/ttyUSB0'
>
> I am pretty certain I am plugged into the port labeled USB0.
>
> I have no idea how to change permission access to the port.
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Charly


My guess is that you need to add your user to the "dialout" group like
is shows on the "Running under Linux" wiki page.

Jim



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