Beta12 release announcement

Basil Gunn
 

Before you update your image, please capture any configuration changes
you might have made like current alsamixer settings.
Run alsa-show.sh & make a copy of result. Note a minimum
microSD card size of at least 16GB is now recommended.

Latest image current_beta.zip has been updated to draws_beta12.zip at
this location:

http://images.nwdigitalradio.com/downloads

There is an alternative to downloading a new image. You can use the updater
scripts for either updating everything or just Xastir. Updating all
programs can take a long time.

https://github.com/nwdigitalradio/n7nix/blob/master/docs/DRAWS_IMAGE_UPDATER.md

If you decide to use this image please follow the "Getting Started
Guide" from the UDRC Wiki.

https://nw-digital-radio.groups.io/g/udrc/wiki/DRAWS%3A-Getting-Started

ChangeLog
* Image BETA12 release
* Add latest release of Xastir to fix gpsd problem
* Change Xaster install script to use latest source
* Add program updater for programs installed from source
* beacmin.sh & btest.sh get position from gpsd
* Use NMEA sentences instead of GPSD sentences
* Add hostap setup script
* Fix new js8call download URL


2b7574f - n7nix, 16 minutes ago : Change SOUND_COMMAND in config file.
f0fc22d - n7nix, 20 minutes ago : Add link to Xastir wiki for saving maps
ea9584f - n7nix, 13 hours ago : Add more verbage for what the -u options does.
940a160 - n7nix, 13 hours ago : Add doc for updating HAM apps built from source.
ed65487 - n7nix, 13 hours ago : Change for /usr/share to /usr/local/share in local xastir config file.
4ca226e - n7nix, 19 hours ago : Add option to only upgrade ham programs.
95c9a43 - n7nix, 20 hours ago : Fix duplicate gpsd status display, add dmesg output.
353566f - n7nix, 20 hours ago : Change recommended size of micro SD card.
9191373 - n7nix, 20 hours ago : Add more verbage for xastir build process.
fc3ebfb - n7nix, 20 hours ago : Correct path to icon png.
0bba82e - n7nix, 2 days ago : Add Xastir packages required for build.
77b71cc - n7nix, 2 days ago : Do a copy update instead of copy everything.
5a5813d - n7nix, 2 days ago : Add check for AudioSense-Pi driver conflict.
9b68f29 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Only put a log file entry if install program is called.
342f76f - n7nix, 2 days ago : Get rid of unparsed command line arg.
a72ddfb - n7nix, 2 days ago : Fix test program ver routine, not comparing valid variable.
06bde91 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Put entry in log file only if install script was called.
85dc248 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Format for better readability.
905da3e - n7nix, 2 days ago : Push current dir before going to SRC_DIR.
5d97c9f - n7nix, 2 days ago : Only get xastir-sounds if local repo does not exist.
1a15d8d - n7nix, 2 days ago : Return a reasonable program version number regardless whether -V option is functional.
ae16a91 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Detect source not downloaded & installed version < 2.1.1
a477631 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Fix usage output to match what script does.
5918914 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Get rid of version number in directory name.
4e836d6 - n7nix, 2 days ago : Fix spelling of get_source_version function.
050fd8c - n7nix, 2 days ago : Add missing install_gps() function.
7d007a0 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Fix multiple file version bug.
591d108 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Fix multiple file version bug.
21a9786 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Reduce output for an install.
abde01c - n7nix, 3 days ago : Reduce output for an install.
7ae8db2 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Add gpsd to programs that are version checked & installed.
8d55303 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Fix multiple versions in directory bug.
aacd1e4 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Fix case statement syntax.
43cae68 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Do not notify if package is not found.
dfbb23d - n7nix, 3 days ago : Add current/installed version compare & quiet output from apt-get.
19b52e6 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Get current gpsd version by parsing sorted web page.
4305d43 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Fix wrong program name & turn off debug.
c391303 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Remove excessive console output.
a1dd297 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Remove excessive console output.
a156355 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Add script to check gpsd version.
b36b8c9 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Add xastir and option to display current version numbers.
99f2e4c - n7nix, 3 days ago : Switch dir root to /usr/local since installed from source.
42690b5 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Change gpsd install file name to gp_install.sh
61cca96 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Add unmask for gpsd systemd file.
36a1299 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Display installed & latest source version numbers.
a72559f - n7nix, 3 days ago : Switch dir root to /usr/local since installed from source.
9854c38 - n7nix, 3 days ago : Challenged with the spelling of nmea get_lat_lon_nmeasentence
2a8f0ab - n7nix, 4 days ago : Change name of xastir install script to xs_install.sh
7357642 - n7nix, 4 days ago : Add script to stop DRAWS manager.
28d4af1 - n7nix, 4 days ago : Switch to using nmea sentences instead of gpsd sentences.
90e3054 - n7nix, 4 days ago : Set no-pager on journalctl call.
7aee713 - n7nix, 4 days ago : Fix call to non existent function.
41345ee - n7nix, 4 days ago : Update current Xastir version number.
6a9c6d7 - n7nix, 7 days ago : Update WiFi hostap install/config scripts.
9cd94fe - n7nix, 7 days ago : Fix NMEA spelling.
2ce9433 - n7nix, 7 days ago : A Bryan's comment about resistor & ESD diode
f688ce1 - n7nix, 8 days ago : Get rid of duplicate lat/lon assignment.
772431d - n7nix, 8 days ago : Use nema sentences instead of gpsd sentences, parameterise lat/lon direction.
399aadd - n7nix, 8 days ago : Fix spelling.
9634129 - n7nix, 8 days ago : apt-get upgrade without prompt.
0fdce0c - n7nix, 10 days ago : Fix some mark down formatting
6a00b2b - n7nix, 10 days ago : Add notes on DRAWS auxilliary connector.
5821f4f - n7nix, 11 days ago : Fix GPS to APRS position format: Degrees Minutes.m
d30e51e - n7nix, 12 days ago : Update beacon commands to pull lat & lon from gpsd.
2a9afa4 - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Add notes on using gpspipe.
1bd79a9 - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Add apt-get update/upgrade.
356e16d - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Don't print program name when checking if it exists.
13eba5a - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Add script to update programs.
6095ac7 - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Turn off debug output.
4a098bf - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Clean-up some comments.
207fc35 - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Fix js8call download URL, not https:
5590306 - n7nix, 2 weeks ago : Fix js8call download URL.

/Basil n7nix

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