[aprssig] Linux aprsdigi configuration

Dave Baxter dave at uk-ar.co.uk
Fri May 1 08:44:51 EDT 2009

AFIK   DigiNed is still supported, there is a low activity mail list

digined at yahoogroups.com

The mose recent message was mid April.

The author is reachable too, but you do have to dig bit for his email.
He does respond however, so it's far from a dead thing.

Lots of info, and related stuff at

Including an email link at the bottom of the page, but follow the


Dave G0WBX.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Gorkos [mailto:jgorkos at gmail.com] 
> Sent: 30 April 2009 21:53
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Linux aprsdigi configuration
> On Thursday 30 April 2009 10:31:57 Stephen - K1LNX wrote:
> > Compiling digi_ned in a Debian environment is dead simple, 
> make sure 
> > your development tools are installed (apt-get install 
> > build-essential), grab the source, untar it and then:
> >
> > apt-get install libax25-dev xutils-dev make depend make
> >
> > I've built it several times under Debian and Ubuntu with 
> great success.
> >
> > Hope that helps...
> Done.  It wasn't "easy" so much as "packaged" and "supported" 
> that I was looking for.  However, since neither aprsdigi nor 
> digined are under active development (or maintenance, as far 
> as I can tell), ongoing package support seems to be less important.
> Bill -
>   It looks like aprs4r is off to a good start, but I wanted 
> something that used the native ax25 libraries instead of 
> direct serial access.  Well, and installing Ruby is about as 
> distasteful as installing a Java VM when you're talking embedded.
> Thanks for the tips.
> John Gorkos

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