[chirp_users] Ubuntu 20.04: no installation candidate

Pat Anderson anderson5420 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 12:00:16 PDT 2020


Crouton is not a hassle at all. In fact I installed 20.04 on a thumbdrive,
and only decided not to keep it because of the Python 3 "issue" which may
not be an issue at all.

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 11:56 AM <wa0sbu at kslimmer.com> wrote:

> Pat;
>
> I resist upgrading, just to say I have the latest and greatest.  I have no
> idea how big a hassle it is to run under Crouton.  20.04 has things I like,
> and don't like.  Its Linux, if I don't like it, I change it.  :-)
> On 6/15/20 12:45 PM, Pat Anderson wrote:
>
> Good to know, I may give 20.04 another try alongside 16.04. Assuming Chirp
> works for me on 20.04, I could delete 16.04 (I run Ubuntu on a Chrome book
> under crouton).
>
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 8:48 AM <wa0sbu at kslimmer.com> wrote:
>
>> Pat;
>>
>>    I have versions 2.7 and 3.8 on my Ubuntu 20.04 systems.  Chirp works
>> fine, it does find the correct version.  Not sure what the link is about
>> that you posted, but its not required for Chirp.
>>
>>
>> On 6/14/20 6:00 PM, Pat Anderson 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> 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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