[amsat-bb] Re: [SPAM] Re: gpredict

Andrew Rich vk4tec at people.net.au
Mon Jan 28 12:07:17 PST 2008

I was also banking on my USB to serial converter working U232-P9

I have tried the drivers on the net . still no /dev/tty.usbserial

I am not yet defeated

I did get a kewl thing called 'port' installed which grabs all your  

I am still convinced my new macbook is what i want - a really stable  
windows with a unix back end

On 29/01/2008, at 5:46 AM, Charlie Schlieper wrote:

> Gpredict is the ONLY satellite program I ever got to work with LINUX.
> I do remember having a problem with the NEW daylight savings time
> changes.  This particular program didn't seem to be written for that
> type of compensation and change, unless I missed something.
> I was still using FEDORA 7 (or Core 7) at the time.  I think they took
> the "CORE" term out finally.  I had taken a LINUX 101 course from
> HP, and was trying my best to learn LINUX.  I started with Fedora
> Core 5.
> Not knocking HP, but LINUX 101 is equivalent to learning a dozen
> phrases in a foreign language.  It gives you a basic exposure, but
> somehow falls far short of being sufficient. (I also spent several
> hundred dollars on LINUX books too.)
> Sorry I can't be of specific help to you with you MAC.  You need
> someone who is much more familiar with that platform than I.
> Good Luck,
> Charlie, N5TD
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrew Rich"  
> <vk4tec at people.net.au>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 12:07 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] gpredict
>> I am almost there with gpredict on mac os x
>> All i have left to do is
>> GTK+
>> ideas ?
>> Andrew VK4TEC
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