Install latest/stable of CHIRP

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install chirp-snap

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CHIRP is a free, open-source tool for programming your amateur radio.

CHIRP is a free, open-source tool for programming your amateur radio. It supports a large number of manufacturers and models, as well as provides a way to interface with multiple data sources and formats.

First Time Installation Notes

You should run sudo snap connect chirp-snap:raw-usb in a command prompt to give chirp-snap access to your USB to serial adapter.

Additional Notes

  • You can add an alias for chirp by running sudo snap alias chirp-snap chirp in a command prompt. You can then start chirp by running /snap/bin/chirp.
  • If an icon is not appearing in your applications menu you can run ln -s /var/lib/snapd/desktop/applications/chirp-snap_chirp-snap.desktop ~/.local/share/applications to fix the issue
  • This snap is created from the latest sources and may be ahead of any non-snap versions.

Details for CHIRP

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 17 March 2023


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