Thanks to all for the suggestions.
the /dev/ttyUSB0 and ttyUSB1 were in group dialout, so I did 'sudo groupadd
I then logged out of user 'rolf' and back in and Radio1 is working, but
Radio2 is not.
I don't see any difference in how they are configured.
I no longer get any error message about either of the COM ports when
I did also try a full reboot of the OS with no change.
tnx, Rolf NR0T
On Sun, Apr 30, 2017 at 5:28 PM, Greg D <ko6th.greg(a)gmail.com> wrote:
The only other thing I've needed to do in general
(haven't tried SatPC32
specifically), is to add the group "dialout" to your account. Or run
SatPC32 under wine as root (not recommended, just on principles).
Rolf Krogstad wrote:
I am playing with Ubuntu Mate in hopes of
replacing the aged PC I use for
satellite work. I have installed Wine 1.8.7 and SatPC32 v12.8c. I can't
get my COM ports working
The problem I am having is getting the Radio Setup of SatPC32 to work.
Note: I have radio control working with this same USB-COM device (with
com ports) on the old Windows XP system which I
am hoping to replace.
Radios and Same USB-COM devices work on Windows
XP. The only variable
is Ubuntu Mate Operating System.
I have verified that the FTDI USB-COM is shown as /dev/ttyUSB0 and
I run dmesg and it gives me the following:
[ 7162.258726] usb 3-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0403,
[ 7162.258736] usb 3-1: New USB device strings:
[ 7162.258744] usb 3-1: Product: USB FAST SERIAL ADAPTER
[ 7162.258750] usb 3-1: Manufacturer: FTDI
[ 7162.258757] usb 3-1: SerialNumber: FT5V2HZV
[ 7162.269942] ftdi_sio 3-1:1.0: FTDI USB Serial Device converter
[ 7162.270131] usb 3-1: Detected FT2232C
[ 7162.273835] usb 3-1: FTDI USB Serial Device converter now attached to
[ 7162.277760] ftdi_sio 3-1:1.1: FTDI USB Serial Device converter
[ 7162.277816] usb 3-1: Detected FT2232C
[ 7162.281895] usb 3-1: FTDI USB Serial Device converter now attached to
I then went to /home/rolf/.wine/dosdevices and created symbolic links to
com3 and com4. I also tried com1 and com2.
lrwxrwxrwx 1 rolf rolf 12 Apr 28 20:37 com3 -> /dev/ttyUSB0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 rolf rolf 12 Apr 28 20:39 com4 -> /dev/ttyUSB1
Then I go into radio control in SatPC32 and define the proper com ports
radio 1 and radio two. I exit SatPC32 and then
As SatPC32 opens I get two error messages, one for each com port defined
"Could not open COM3 for Radio 1.
Check whether COM3 is available on your system..."
I get the corresponding error message for COM4 on Radio 2.
Any linux experts who can help me with ideas on how to get the USB-COM
devices recognized in Wine?
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