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James Jolin jjolin at itol.com
Thu Nov 8 19:04:07 UTC 2007


John Ronan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> It runs fine.
>
> Its terminal based so I've never made a 'shortcut'.  I'll try that 
> when I get home.
>
> I just start up an x-terminal and run it from the command line when I 
> need it.
>
> As for updating keps.
>
> This works for me.
>
> #!/bin/sh
> /bin/rm -f amateur.txt
> #
> # Get new keps
> /usr/bin/wget http://www.celestrak.com/NORAD/elements/amateur.txt
> # update Predicts TLE Database
> /usr/bin/predict -u amateur.txt
>
> Regards
> de John
> EI7IG
> On 7 Nov 2007, at 23:45, James Jolin wrote:
>
>> Anyone on this list know how to get Predict to run on linux?  I have 
>> made a "shortcut" and when I click on it nothing happens.  I see 
>> Andrew Rich has it running so I know it works.
>> Jim WA9ARB
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> Tnx, Andrew, Greg and John.  Don't know much about scrips, perl and 
> such..the last "script" I wrote was a dos batch file. Will have to 
> learn somethings during the winter.
I just want to know where the various satillites are...don't have any 
rotor control in mind.
I think I will uninstall gpredict and go and get one I can compile that 
way I will have a more up todate version. 
Anyone know of a good source on how to write perl or bash scripts?
Jim WA9ARB










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