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by INOV8TN
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Gqrx Upgrade?
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Gqrx Upgrade?

I installed Gqrx 2.9-2 via Synaptic and after some trials got it running with a RTL-SDR dongle. In the process of all that research I learned that 2.11 is available from Gqrx.dk . Will it install over 2.9-2 if I download it directly from Gqrx.dk or will I get myself deeper than warranted? Is there a...
by INOV8TN
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Amateur Operator New to Linux
Replies: 9
Views: 1138

Re: Amateur Operator New to Linux

Forgot to mention that you'll need to use the SUDO command to get the 'Elevated Privileges' needed to edit the blacklist file.
by INOV8TN
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Amateur Operator New to Linux
Replies: 9
Views: 1138

Re: Amateur Operator New to Linux

Hi - I'm somewhat a newbie to LINUX too and had some hair-pulling episodes when installing an RTL-SDR but eventually came up in clover er, rather 'Mint'. I used the Ubuntu installation guide that NooElec (my vendor via Amazon) has on their website. You can google 'Using NooElec NESDR SMArt on Ubuntu...
by INOV8TN
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: nanoVNA Device Not Detected
Replies: 1
Views: 281

nanoVNA Device Not Detected

The nanoVNA is a pocket-sized device for analyzing Antennas (resonance, gain, impedance, SWR...). PocketVNA is the software that allows the device to be controlled and the results displayed on a PC. The software is advertised as working on Android, Windows and LINUX. The software seems to work but a...
by INOV8TN
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Programming a portable radio - What Port am I using?
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Programming a portable radio - What Port am I using?

Thanks All - This turned out to be doable on W10 - Pretty much grinding out port-by-port but at least it got done!
by INOV8TN
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] System Trashed (Cockpit Error) Save Data & Reinstall?
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: System Trashed (Cockpit Error) Save Data & Reinstall?

Is there wisdom / instruction re my dilemma on the dv1000.

Thanks!
by INOV8TN
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] System Trashed (Cockpit Error) Save Data & Reinstall?
Replies: 6
Views: 354

Re: System Trashed (Cockpit Error) Save Data & Reinstall?

Stranger than strange: Ran iso of ANTI-X but didn't install it. Then rebooted. Wireless started working Password routine stopped I copied my Documents and Photos to the Thumb Drive I would like to copy my Wireless Settings so I don't have to figure them out again but don't know where to find them. S...
by INOV8TN
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi stopped working
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

Re: Wifi stopped working

OK. Thanks. I'll write that down.

Thanks again for your help. :D
by INOV8TN
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] System Trashed (Cockpit Error) Save Data & Reinstall?
Replies: 6
Views: 354

[SOLVED] System Trashed (Cockpit Error) Save Data & Reinstall?

Story: Upgraded from 19 to 19.1 on an hp Pavilion dv1000 Notebook (32 bit & upgraded to 2GB memory) and lost wireless. Restarted from an older version and no joss. Tried following wireless restoration from a different site that was aimed at installing a Driver Manager and a new driver specifically f...
by INOV8TN
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi stopped working
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

Resolved - Re: Wifi stopped working

After I tried <Fn> with all <F*> and a few <A/N> I looked for and found the cleverly hidden 'Wireless' switch. WiFi back on. All is well. Thanks so much! Lesson learned. :D When I tried to attach an unrequested but possibly informational pix of said switch I started with an original 20MB image and r...
by INOV8TN
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi stopped working
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

Re: Wifi stopped working

Hi and thanks for responding. Apologies for not promptly responding to you. This same issue started with an hp DV1000 but in attempting a DIY fix on it by following a prescription based on the Wireless Card manufacturer on another website I pretty much trashed the OS. It's cycling thru a logon seque...
by INOV8TN
Tue May 14, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi stopped working
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

Re: Wifi stopped working

Kicking myself fir not thinking of grub.

Went back gently then ultimately back to 18.3

Network still not working
by INOV8TN
Sat May 11, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi stopped working
Replies: 9
Views: 1099

[SOLVED] Wifi stopped working

I have an hp pavilion D1000 and wireless quit after an update. I have a NETGEAR WNA3100 USB dongle that I'd like to install so I can get some help sorting out the internal wireless and return the dongle to it's rightful place. It powers up and the system (mint 19) can find it. Hope this is right pat...
by INOV8TN
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Programming a portable radio - What Port am I using?
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Programming a portable radio - What Port am I using?

Hi - Thanks for the quick resonse I think I'm closer but no joss. I ran the chmod command to set successive ports: wl@wl-HP-Pavilion-dv1000-EH443UA-ABA:/dev$ sudo chmod 666 /dev/ttyS0 [sudo] password for wl: wl@wl-HP-Pavilion-dv1000-EH443UA-ABA:/dev$ sudo chmod 666 /dev/ttyS1 wl@wl-HP-Pavilion-dv100...
by INOV8TN
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Programming a portable radio - What Port am I using?
Replies: 6
Views: 368

[SOLVED] Programming a portable radio - What Port am I using?

I installed the CHIRP software and it seems to work but I don't seem to be able to connect to the radio. The program gives me the opportunity to choose a Port when I specify the Radio Vendor & Model but regardless of what I select as the port I get the error message: [Errno 13] could not open port /...
by INOV8TN
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Tinymec installed OK but doesn't show in menu
Replies: 4
Views: 226

Re: Tinymec installed OK but doesn't show in menu

Thanks!
Interesting.

Deep into WIX for time being. Will keep your recommendations in mind tho'.

- Bill
by INOV8TN
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wireless Not Working
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Wireless Not Working

MAGNIFICO! I have access to the internet! Whoohoo! No error messages from creating and populating the b43 firmware file. How did you know that was the solution? I'd like to do some self study of the process if you would point me in the right direction. When I tried to check for updates ('Shield' ic...
by INOV8TN
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wireless Not Working
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Wireless Not Working

Hi JeremyB - Thank you so much for jumping on this. The results of the three commands are listed first then the result from the APT Command. Hope this helps! Bill wl@wl-HP-Pavilion-dv1000-EH443UA-ABA:~$ [b]inxi -Nn[/b] Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL-8100/8101L/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter driver: 81...

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