[chirp_users] Ubuntu 20.04: no installation candidate

Pat Anderson anderson5420 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 16:00:05 PDT 2020


I don't believe Ubuntu 20.04 automatically chooses the correct pythom
version, otherwise this tutorial
<https://linuxconfig.org/ubuntu-20-04-python-version-switch-manager> using
the update-alternatives command would be superfluous.

On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 3:32 PM Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net>
wrote:

>
> On 14 June 2020 at 15:57 Pat Anderson <anderson5420 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The PPA you need to add to get CHIRP is NOT an Ubuntu repository, it is
> Dan Smith's repository:
>
> sudo apt-add-repository ppa:dansmith/chirp-snapshots
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install chirp-daily
>
> And point it to xenial in your /etc/apt/sources.list file
>
> The problem you will  run into is that CHIRP requires Python 2.7, and
> Ubuntuy 20.04 only comes with Python 3 by default.
>
> You can download and install Python 2.7 in Ubuntu  20.04, but then you
> need to figure out how to switch between Python versions.
>
> Not an issue. Ubuntu will sort it automatically.
>
> Hi
>
> I'm trying to install Chirp on ubuntu 20.04. I've added the PPA and
> updated my repos, but chirp is still unavailable.
>
> I tried changing the repo from "focal main" to "bionic main" just to
> see if it works, but that results in unresolvable dependencies.
>
> It looks like no .deb file is available for AMD64.
>
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/dansmith/chirp-snapshots/ubuntu/pool/main/c/chirp-daily/
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
>
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