[chirp_users] Ubuntu 20.04: no installation candidate

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Mon Jun 15 12:36:31 PDT 2020


Worked fine once, until I lost 5GB of my 16GB to a hidden partition created by Crouton that I could never get back so I've now got an 11GB drive in my Chromebook. Of course the drive is soldered in so that I cant remove it and reformat on another machine.


> On 15 June 2020 at 15:00 Pat Anderson <anderson5420 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>     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 mailto: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 mailto: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 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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