bluedv-linux

BlueDV for Linux ( EXPERIMENTAL )

BlueDV for Linux is running on all Linux versions that can run MONO 4. ( also raspberry pi 3 )
If BlueDV crashes when you go to setup, you are running an old version of MONO!! Please check with the following command your mono version.
mono –version

Supported Protocols

  • DSTAR ( DEXTRA, DPLUS, DCS )
  • FUSION ( YSF, FCS )
  • DMR ( Brandmeister, DMR+ )

Supported Hardware

Limitations.

  • There are issues known with DVMEGA direct connected to the Raspberry PI. Please use a BlueStack.
  • /dev/ttyUSB0 is hard to find! Make sure you selected the lowest in the list!
  • I can not give support on this version.
  • Does not run with AMBE3000.

Installation procedure

  • Software the software at:  ( http://software.pa7lim.nl/BlueDV/BETA/Linux/ )
  • Copy the ZIP file to your Linux machine. ( e.g. with WinSCP )
  • Install BlueDV with the following commands:
    • sudo apt-get -y install mono-complete
    • mono –version ( is mono 4.x installed? ) Else take a look at this : MONO install
    • sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/bluedv
    • sudo unzip BlueDV-Linux-09349-BETA.zip -d /usr/local/bluedv
  • Start BlueDV ( make sure you do exactly the following!! )
    • cd /usr/local/bluedv
    • sudo bash
    • mono BlueDV.exe

 

Make Desktop icon

cd /home/$USER/Desktop

Using your favorite editor, create a new file called BlueDV.desktop
Enter the following info and save the file in the /usr/share/applications directory. ( you must do this as root user!)

[Desktop Entry]
GenericName=BlueDV HotSpot Software
Name=BlueDV
Comment=BlueDV HotSpot Software
Exec=sh -c "cd /usr/local/bluedv/; sudo mono BlueDV.exe"
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Network;WebBrowser;
Icon=/usr/local/bluedv/BlueDV.ico