[amsat-bb] Question for Gpredict Users
Pavel Milanes Costa
co7wt at frcuba.co.cu
Mon Jun 23 13:40:59 UTC 2014
I found a error y my commands earlier sended to you...
In every sentence that states /dev/USB0 you you must put /dev/ttyUSB0
and so on..
note the tty between /dev/ and USB0
Sorry, I was away from home and now I tested at home and found the "bug"
El 20/06/14 18:30, Richard Lawn escribió:
> Still doesn't seem to work, but thank you for your help. Linux is nearly
> like a foreign language to me hi hi. I'll paste a screen shot of the
> terminal window that might help diagnosis.
> When I then typed into the terminal - rigctl -m 101 -r /dev/ttyS0 the
> window just froze. I left it open and then tried to engage radio control
> through Gpredict and the screen dimmed and would not respond to any
> controls other than to shut down the application. Suggestions?
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 6:07 PM, Pavel Milanes Costa <co7wt at frcuba.co.cu
> <mailto:co7wt at frcuba.co.cu>> wrote:
> Hi Richard...
> In Linux with Gperdict you have to use a hamlib "proxy"...
> First install the package hamlib-utils, using the console or terminal...
> If debian
> su -
> (provide your debian root paswd)
> apt-get install hamlib hamlib-utils
> if ubuntu
> sudo apt-get install hamlib hamlib-utils
> (provide your user passwd here)
> Then you must tune your rigctld command
> for a FT-847 this is a good starting point... again, in console...
> rigctld -m 101 -r /dev/USB0
> -m 101 is you telling the soft that you have a FT-847...
> -r /dev/USB0 is your serial device, in this case I use a usb to
> serial interface, if you use a REAL serial port in yopur PC you have
> to change /dev/USB0 by /dev/ttyS0
> The 0 in all this is the order... 0 is COM1 like in windows, and
> /dev/USB0 is the forst usb you connected...
> I think you already have dialup permissions...
> 73 de CO7WT
> ----- Mensaje original -----
> De: Richard Lawn <rjlawn at gmail.com <mailto:rjlawn at gmail.com>>
> Para: Amsat BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org <mailto:amsat-bb at amsat.org>>
> Enviado: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:41:24 -0400 (CDT)
> Asunto: [amsat-bb] Question for Gpredict Users
> I'm new to using Ubuntu-Linux. I finally with a lot of outside
> got FlDigi to run using either Hamlib or Flrig to handle CAT on my
> I thought I was home free until I found that Gpredict would not
> control CAT
> on the radio. What am I doing wrong? Can anyone help? Linux is my only
> resource on this old XP P3 computer. Ubuntu runs great if I can only
> how to use command line Linus language hi hi!
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