[chirp_users] oddities (failures) finding/installing on Ubuntu 20.04

Allen Roark allenroark at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 09:35:48 PDT 2020


Ted,

I have a laptop with Windows 10 and a MacBook Air running the Catalina OS.
I've downloaded the most currentI have a BaoFeng BF-F8HP.  It is currently
programmed with the Mississippi frequencies. I now live in Saint Gabriel,
LA (just outside of Baton Rouge.) I am a SkyWarn Storm Spotter and Net
Control Operator (KD5GMC - General Class). With Hurricane Laura bearing
down on us, I need to get it up and running ASAP!

Thanks,
Allen Roark
(225) 955-3365

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 11:15 AM Ted Timmons <ted at perljam.net> wrote:

> Hi, I have a x86 20.04 system, I can't find the PPA even after doing
> apt-add-repository and similar steps. Roughly, I'd expect this to
> return something:
> $ apt search chirp
>
> or this to work:
> $ apt install chirp-daily
> E: Unable to locate package chirp-daily
>
> Are there known problems finding chirp-daily in the "focal" packages?
> Here's a sample to back it up.
>
> $ lsb_release -a
> Distributor ID: Ubuntu
> Description: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
> Release: 20.04
> Codename: focal
>
> $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dansmith-ubuntu-chirp-snapshots-focal.list
> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/dansmith/chirp-snapshots/ubuntu focal main
> # deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/dansmith/chirp-snapshots/ubuntu focal
> main
> $ head -16
> /var/lib/apt/lists/ppa.launchpad.net_dansmith_chirp-snapshots_ubuntu_dists_focal_InRelease
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA512
>
> Origin: LP-PPA-dansmith-chirp-snapshots
> Label: CHIRP Daily Snapshots
> Suite: focal
> Version: 20.04
> Codename: focal
> Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020  7:17:00 UTC
> Architectures: amd64 arm64 armhf i386 ppc64el riscv64 s390x
> Components: main
> Description: Ubuntu Focal 20.04
> MD5Sum:
>  3f49c1f6dff8f224953b8a84efb0841e              135
> main/binary-amd64/Release
>  8dc5aea5b03dff8595f096f9e368e888               32
> main/binary-amd64/Packages.xz
>  fa9ac5a217b5547bc7dd4e6e894fe135               20
> main/binary-amd64/Packages.gz
> $ apt search chirp
> Sorting... Done
> Full Text Search... Done
> coop-computing-tools/focal 7.0.22-1ubuntu1 amd64
>   cooperative computing tools
> $ apt search chirp-daily
> Sorting... Done
> Full Text Search... Done
>
> Thanks,
> Ted
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