[chirp_users] Chirp as a "portable app".

Eugene enine at ninefamily.com
Thu Mar 23 13:28:46 PDT 2017


On 03/23/2017 04:10 PM, Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> Linux distros have the drivers built in so the portable app should just work.
>
> Windows will either have or go and find the correct drivers IF you have legitimate chips in your USB/Serial adapter or a genuine serial port.
> Just use a legit USB/Serial adapter and it should work.
>
The windows issue is typically the need for portable apps is because you 
don't have admin to download and install anything, so you don't have 
admin to install the drivers.
FTDI has been known to false identify legit chips as counterfit, check 
the long running thread on EEVblog about it.



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