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Re: How to open terminal via linbpq to tnc-x-pi on i2c

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  • MattB
    Thanks, John, that looks very useful and I ll give it a try.
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 22, 2013
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      Thanks, John, that looks very useful and I'll give it a try.

      --- In Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com, "John Wiseman" <john.wiseman@...> wrote:
      >
      > Matt,
      >
      > If you are accessing from a Windows machine, then you can use BPQTermTCP.exe
      > (from the BPQ32 distrubution). A linux version is under development, but it
      > is working well enough to be useful. I have two binaries at the moment - one
      > for the pi and one for intel based linux systems.Either run the pi version,
      > with the x output redirected over ssh, or the intel version on your host pc.
      >
      > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/TermTCP
      > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/31910649/piTermTCP
      >
      > They use gtk, so you may need to install the gtk runtime libraries.
      >
      > The Terminal provides a split screen, with a packet monitor in the top half,
      > and an interactive terminal in the bottom.
      >
      > 73, John G8BPQ
      >
      >
      > _____
      >
      > From: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of MattB
      > Sent: 22 March 2013 02:33
      > To: Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Raspberry_Pi_4-Ham_RADIO] How to open terminal via linbpq to
      > tnc-x-pi on i2c
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Hello,
      >
      > I have been making progress in setting up my new TNC-X-PI despite having no
      > prior experience with BPQ32, and in fact very little experience with packet
      > generally. (I do have a strong linux background, so at least there's that.)
      >
      > I'm at the point where everything is connected: Pi to TNC, TNC to F-8900,
      > accessing the pi via ssh and running linbpq with chat and mail. Everything
      > seems to be running.
      >
      > My next problem is this: how do I know that everything works? I can hear
      > packet traffic on a local frequency and would like to be able to read the
      > contents, but am stuck at how to attach a terminal to the port that the tnc
      > is attached to (/dev/i2c-1 in this case).
      >
      > It looks to me as though the windows version of bpq32 provides an
      > application for use as a 'dumb terminal', but I don't see how to invoke the
      > equivalent in pilinbpq.
      >
      > Any advice would be welcome.
      >
      > -73-
      > Matt KC2O
      >
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