[chirp_users] Ubuntu 20.04: no installation candidate

Angus Ainslie angus at akkea.ca
Sun Jun 14 18:06:26 PDT 2020


Hi Pat,

I've been using the py3 branch on 20.04

Angus

On 2020-06-14 17:58, Nigel A. Gunn  G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> 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 [1] 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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> Links:
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> [1] https://linuxconfig.org/ubuntu-20-04-python-version-switch-manager
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