[chirp_users] Ubuntu 20.04: no installation candidate

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Sun Jun 14 17:58:50 PDT 2020


I've got V2, V2.7, V3 and V3.7 installed and not aware of any switching mechanism.


> On 14 June 2020 at 19:00 Pat Anderson <anderson5420 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>     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 mailto:nigel at ngunn.net > wrote:
> 
>         > > 
> > 
> >             > > > On 14 June 2020 at 15:57 Pat Anderson < anderson5420 at gmail.com mailto: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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Nigel A. Gunn, ///shoulders.outwards.resolutions   tel +1 937 825 5032
Amateur Radio G8IFF W8IFF and GMRS WRBV701, e-mail nigel at ngunn.net www http://www.ngunn.net
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