[chirp_users] Using chirp with ubuntu 22.04

Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Thu Jun 2 15:19:26 PDT 2022


I know nothing about accessibility.
Others have reported that other softwares in flatpak format are accessible so I suggest you build it from source. You will still need QT and 
python2.


> On 02/06/2022 18:00 D.J.J. Ring, Jr. <n1ea at arrl.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> Nigel,
> 
> Is CHIRP from the repository accessible?
> 
> CHIRP installed with Flatpak is inaccessible because Flatpak is inaccessible.
> 
> Certainly for blind users, an old version of CHIRP is much better than the inaccessible flatpak version.
> 
> However there is a source tarball here:
> 
> https://trac.chirp.danplanet.com/chirp_daily/LATEST/chirp-daily-20220602.tar.gz
> 
> I'll help any blind person install the CHIRP source tar ball.
> 
> Nigel, that should be accessible, right?
> 
> 73
> 
> DR
> N1EA
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, May 25, 2022, 8:40 AM Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net> wrote:
> > Don't install Chirp from the repositories. It's too old.
> >  
> >  Go to https://trac.chirp.danplanet.com/chirp_daily/LATEST/ and download and install the flatpak version.
> >  You might have to first "sudo apt install flatpak" if you don't already have it.
> >  
> >  
> >  
> >  > On 25/05/2022 02:16 Guy Schlosser <guyster at bex.net> wrote:
> >  > 
> >  > 
> >  > Hey everyone, I am new to this list, so first off hello. I am trying to get chirp running on my system. I am running Ubuntu 22.04, with all packages current. Chirp is installed via apt, as using snap or flat pack renders it inaccessible with Orca.
> >  > 
> >  > The problem, when I download from my Baofeng Uv5r, I get an error that says module ‘collections’ has no attribute callable. Is anyone running Chirp successfully on Ubuntu 22.04? I know that Python 2 is no longer supported. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> >  > 
> >  > Thanks much in advance,
> >  > 
> >  > Guy JAWS Certified, 2021, https://www.freedomscientific.com/Training/Certification
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