[sarex] Re: Predict
ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 19 10:37:20 PDT 2008
The problem is that the install is missing two files in the ~/.predict directory. I'll send a copy of what I'm using in a separate email, just to get you started. One is the Keps file (predict.tle), and the other a database of the satellites' modes and frequencies (predict.db).
If you compile predict from source, the source rpm has a copy of the files in the defaults subdirectory.
I've had little to no problems with gpredict; it seems to work just fine here. On one system I have an older version, and once in a while it just goes away. Seems to be related to switching desktops back and forth, but I haven't pinned it down. The system I use most of the time is running OpenSuSE 10.2, and gpredict 0.9.0, and it's quite stable there.
> Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 18:47:34 +1100
> From: vk3xci at aanet.com.au
> To: sarex at AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [sarex] Predict
> Hi all,
> Thought I'd give Predict a try, since gpredict regularly crashes. I get
> the "welcome new user..." screen, followed by the QTH editing screen,
> followed by an exit after I hit return on the Elevation input line.
> Obviously remembers my data as it comes up with the new data as default
> next time I start it.
> Bit stuck here as I can't get to the main menu.
> Any clues????
> Regards de Norm, VK3XCI
> Mildura on the Murray
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