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[aprssig] KNOPPIX and XASTIR

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at ai4px.com
Mon Aug 20 02:14:41 UTC 2007


Anyone know how to get xastir going on puppy linux?

Wes


On 8/19/07, Greg D. <ko6th_greg at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hmmpf...  Surprised to see so many posts with xastir problems.  It came
> right up for me on SuSE 10.0.  I'm running version 1.8.4.  What did I do
> right?
>
> Greg.
>
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Dave Baxter" <dave at emv.co.uk>
> Reply-To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] KNOPPIX and XASTIR
> Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 17:40:10 +0100
>
> I have a Mandrake 9.something PC here.  Like you, I find it very
> frustrating
> to use.  The only thing useful I've done with it, is use it for running an
> EchoLink Proxy.  And even that has to be loaded manually each time.
> Something strange about Java app's, you can't "launch" them at start-up
> automatically.  OK, so the usual "Office" type stuff runs OK, as does web
> browsing and email etc.
>
> Updates?  Forget it, none available unless you scrub it, and install a
> "clean" copy of Mandriva or some other version of Linux.  (I can't be
> bothered personally with all that again)
>
> Knoppix.  Have that (Harve's hamshack hack)  It's very fussy about screen
> hardware I find.  And takes an age to boot, even on a multi GHZ machine
> with
> 100's of MB of ram..
>
> Xastir on Knoppix, I did get it to load once, but when I tried customising
> it (My callsign etc) it kept crashing.   Virtually no maps for anything
> outside the US available in a usable form either.  (No flame wars please,
> try it, they don't work!)
>
> About the best "Live" Linux CD I've found, is the "Puppy" versions.  Fast,
> stable, and updatable.  Google for "Puppy Linux".  But...  Little Ham
> software available for that version the last time I looked (3 months ago)
> Again, all the usual stuff works fine, it even found a way past our
> company
> proxy/firewall all by itself.  Even Windows can't do that without help!...
>
> Cheers..
>
> Dave G0WBX
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: Jason Rausch [mailto:jason at ke4nyv.com]
> Sent: Sat 18/08/2007 03:31
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] KNOPPIX and XASTIR
>
>
>
> Not to steal this thread, but does anyone have some
> tips for installing XASTIR on Mandrake 8.1?  Better
> yet, is there some way to "live update" Mandrake to a
> Mandriva kernel and then install from there?  I have
> attempted an "apt-get" with no luck.  It actually
> tells me that it doesn't recognize apt-get as a valid
> command.
>
> I am in NO WAY handy with Linux.  I just recently
> dusted off this copy of 8.1 and installed it on a
> spare machine.  I went ahead and installed every
> package available on the CD, hoping that I might
> actually be able to do somthing with it.  It seems
> like everytime I try to play with Linux, a couple of
> days later I want to throw the computer through the
> wall.  So, I give up and go play with somthing else.
>
> Jason KE4NYV
> RPC Electronics
> www.rpc-electronics.com
>
>
> --- "Wes Johnston, AI4PX" <wes at ai4px.com> wrote:
>
> > look for harv's hamshack hack...
> >
> > http://hamshack-hack.sourceforge.net
> >
> > I did recompile it a year ago to include street maps
> > of south carolina for
> > use at our local NWS office.
> >
> > Wes
> >
> >
> > On 8/17/07, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at people.net.au>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >  Anyone made .ISO for using XASTIR off a boot disk
> > ?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > Andrew Rich VK4TEC
> > > vk4tec at people.net.au
> > > http://www.tech-software.net
> > >
> > >
> > >
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