[chirp_users] CHIRP under Debian Linux

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Wed Sep 8 14:49:43 PDT 2021


For future updates just download and reinstall the new flatpak.
Generally no need to update unless the changes affect your radios.


> On 08/09/2021 17:43 D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> To summarize installing Chirp using flatpak in Debian:
> 
> If you are using GNOME Desktop environment, install the Software Flatpak plugin:
> 
> [as root:] apt update | apt install gnome-software-plugin-flatpak
> 
> Non-GNOME Desktop Environments: 
> 
> For Debian Buster and newer (including Bullseye and Sid): 
> A flatpak package is available. To install it, run the following as root:
> 
> apt install flatpak
>  
> For Debian Jessie and Stretch:
> A flatpak package is available in the official backports repository; 
> Too add this repository (if it's not alreay there):
> 
> Add using root to your /etc/apt/sources.list file this line:
> deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster-backports main
> 
> Now update and install flatpak:
> 
> [as root:] apt update | apt upgrade | apt install flatpak
> 
> Now you have to REBOOT or at least log out and back in. 
> 
> You have to download the Chirp flatpak from the Chirp download page and then install with
> 
> So do this:
> 
> Go to https://trac.chirp.danplanet.com/chirp_daily/LATEST/
> 
> Find the latest which of today is:
> https://trac.chirp.danplanet.com/chirp_daily/LATEST/chirp-daily-20210830.flatpak
> 
> Save that to ~/Downloads, then:
> 
> cd ~/Downloads
> 
> sudo flatpak install chirp-daily-20210830.flatpak
> 
> And everything works.
> 
> Thanks Nigel,
> 
> 73
> DR
> N1EA
>

Nigel A. Gunn, ///shoulders.outwards.resolutions tel +1-937-971-0366
Amateur Radio G8IFF W8IFF and GMRS WRBV701, e-mail nigel at ngunn.net www http://www.ngunn.net


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