[pskmail] Re: pskmail on ubunto

  • From: John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:30:30 +1100


Thank you for sharing this information.



On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 8:01 AM, Jean-Claude GUILLOT <jcjglt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> FK8IH Jean-Claude,
> A LINUX user some 10+ years ago(Red Hat, Slackware, Mandrake) then moved to
> Windows XP then back to LINUX (Ubuntu Karmic) when changing of lap-top about
> two weeks ago.
> I am very satisfied with fldigi-3.13BP and jpskmail- on my XP
> platform
> but wanted to get the same softwares on Ubuntu, with some difficulties but
> it is
> eventually very easy.
> 1. fldigi : I installed the obsolete fldigi-3.11.4-1 in Ubuntu from the
> current Ubuntu
> distribution logitheque and configured it.
> Then I downloaded fldigi-3.13BP.npa.bin.tgz
> from http://www.w1hkj.com/alpha and
> decompressed it, I then got two executable files : *flark and *fldigi which
> I
> copied to /usr/local/bin (using sudo mc, mc for Midnight Commander, an old
> files
> manager which I would recommend as it is very powerful and easy to use in a
> terminal).
> When I started again fldigi from the menu, the updated version 13BP started.
> I copied also < *cty.dat > in my /home/<user/.fldigi directory, which adds a
> very useful "countries" button in the "view" menu of fldigi.
> 2. jpskmail : I downloaded jPSKmail- from
> http://hermes.esrac.ele.tue.nl/pskmail/ and opened it by double clicking
> this
> file. It installed OK.
> But it did not work and I had to install the < Sun Java6 Execution
> Environment >
> with Synaptic packages manager.
> Bad luck again, I had to edit the jpskmail button of the Applications Menu
> to
> move it to my Hamradio button in the same Applications Menu (just a matter
> of good order of my menus)
> and I had to get it work to edit again this Applications menu to go to the
> "jpskmail" command button properties
> and paste in the <command> tag the following :
> < java -jar "/home/<user>/jpskmail/javapskmail.jar" >
> Now it worked perfectly as it does on Windows XP.
> Hope I was not too long and it might be useful to others.
> 73's, JC FK8IH

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