[chirp_users] CHIRP on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and WINE

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Mon Apr 20 16:19:41 PDT 2020

Nobody's forcing you to "update" to 20.04, especially as there's nothing wrong with the LTS version and 20.04 doesn't do what you need. Just revert back to the previous version.

> On 20 April 2020 at 18:57 Tom Consodine via chirp_users <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com> wrote:
> Ubuntu 20.04 LTS will be released in a few days. I installed the beta
> version of Xubuntu to see how it works.
> Ubuntu has dropped Python 3 and the old repo version of CHIRP.
> The chirp-daily Linux tarball will no longer run locally because of
> Python 2 no longer being available. A lot of people using CHIRP on Linux
> are not going to be happy.
> I installed the Windows version of chirp-daily on WINE 5.0 and it
> appears to work but the GUI theme looks terrible and the memory editor
> column order isn't saved if I rearrange the columns.
> Are there any other Windows DLLs or components that should be installed
> with winetricks to improve CHIRP's appearance or functionality when
> running it under WINE?
> Tom ND5Y
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