[chirp_users] Chirp under Linux

Pat Anderson
Wed Dec 25 16:24:32 PST 2019

For me running Ubuntu (16.04) on a Chromebook under Crouton (which is not a
garden variety setup for sure), and using a cable with a counterfeit chip,
it still "just works."  However, even though I am a member of the Dialout
group, I still need to do the "sudo chmod 777 /dev/ttyUSB0" each time. It
is not a huge problem to do this, since I only program my Baofengs (UV-5R
and UV-82HP) when I go from Washington to Arizona and vice-versa. It is
most likely not CHIRP, not the cable, and not the Baofeng that is your

Pat Anderson

On Wed, Dec 25, 2019 at 5:04 PM Jim Allyn <jim at allynelectronics.com> wrote:

> For me, and for everybody I know, in Linux it "just simply works."  When
> for everybody else, it works, perhaps rather than blaming the program or
> the  OS, maybe you should start thinking, "What am **_I_** doing wrong?"
> On December 23, 2019 6:59:27 AM PST, Dennis Wage <dwage at dwage.com> wrote:
> >I once saw posted in a group or Facebook page, this quote. "In linux it
> >just simply works."
> >
> >I cannot disagree more.
> >Dennis M. Wage (W9BOQ)
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