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[aprssig] USB TO SERIAL CONVERTERS

John kb2scs at optonline.net
Sun Nov 22 23:33:51 UTC 2009


Thank you Matti and Glenn
Yes I am a LINUX newbe.
You were both correct the Driver and USB converter were and are
working fine.
Just plain old operator error.

Thank you both for your help.

On Sun, 2009-11-22 at 18:57 -0400, Glenn Taylor wrote:
> There is a good chance that your linux distribution already has the driver.
> What distribution are you using?
> 
> Open a terminal window and do a:
> lsusb
> 
> plug in your GXMU-1200 and do it again:
> lsusb
> The new line is your GXMU-1200.
> 
> You can also now do a:
> tail /var/log/messages
> You should see if the kernel found your GXMU-1200.
> 
> You can also do a:
> ls -ltr /dev
> 
> If you have a driver you should see a file ttyUSB0 ( or a higher #) with 
> a timestamp of when you plugged in your GXMU-1200.
> 
> Any trouble just post the output of the above commands.
> 
> 73
> Glenn VE9GJ

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