[pskmail] Re: Install of Pskmail Server on Ubuntu - Fldigi issue

  • From: John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 00:09:26 -0700

Following my other post regarding the re-installation of the server I
noticed that (only) the latest version of Fldigi (3.115) requires the
GLIBC_2.8 library, which is not available on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy). Is there a
way to resolve this apart from re-compiling with an older library?

73's, John

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 7:50 PM, John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Just passing on my experience to save other people's time:
> 1. I originally installed the Mandriva Live CD from the Pskmail site and
> upgraded the Perl modules and other libraries to allow the running of the
> newer servers. This worked fine for many months until a disk failure.
> The image backup done under Puppy Linux live CD could not be restored
> (reminder: I will test my backups next time).
> 2. I downloaded and installed the latest Ubuntu version 9.04 and used the
> Ubuntu 8.04 installation method from the Pskmail site. The Perl modules
> would not install properly (Net::SMTP::TLS and others). I tried the manual
> install procedure of these module as in the Ubuntu 7.04 wiki instructions:
> failure as well.
> 3. I then downloaded and installed version 8.04 of Ubuntu and followed the
> wiki instructions: it worked first time.
> So if I had to do it again I would go strait to the version 8.04 of Ubuntu
> (Hardy). I would have saved a lot of time. Since this is an LTS (Long Term
> Support) release, support will be continued until April 2011.
> Note that others have reported successes in installing servers on Fedora 10
> too but I haven't tried myself.
> 73's, John.

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