[USRP-users] Upgrading of UHD version

Neel Pandeya neel.pandeya at ettus.com
Mon Dec 22 03:41:38 EST 2014


I would agree with Marcus, and also suggest that you use Ubuntu 14.04.01,
if possible. Although it's not absolutely necessary, 14.04.01 has all the
necessary dependencies and up-to-date packages, and is known to work well.



On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:12 AM, Marcus Müller <usrp-users at lists.ettus.com>
wrote:

>  Hello Wen Bin,
> uninstalling the old version of UHD is always a good idea. Please note
> that the version of UHD that you have installed must be *exactly* the
> version of UHD that was used to build the software you are using.
>
> On a side note: Ubuntu 13.10 is kind of outdated by now (it's end of life
> and is no longer supported by Canonical). Please consider updating to
> 14.04.1 -- that is a long term support release, or directly to the most
> recent 14.10.
>
> If I was asked, my procedure for updating UHD would be:
> 0. Uninstall uhd.
> 1. Update to Ubuntu14.10
> 2. get pybombs [1]
> 3. "pybombs install uhd"
>
> Greetings,
> Marcus
>
> [1]http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/pybombs/wiki
>
> On 12/22/2014 07:28 AM, Wenbin Toh via USRP-users wrote:
>
>   Hi Tim, thanks for the reply. I used apt-get to install UHD, and I have
> tried to run "sudo apt-get update" and then "sudo apt-get upgrade" but it
> seems that it does not do anything (Ubuntu version 13.10).
>  I would also like to know what do you mean by "Assuming the latest
> version is pushed to whatever repositories you have loaded.". I would also
> like to know how I can do a clean uninstall of UHD if previously I have use
> apt-get to install UHD. As I feel that git clone of UHD will be much easier
> for me to do upgrade in future.
>
>  Regards,
>  Wen Bin
>
> On 22 December 2014 at 13:41, Timothy Schaffer via USRP-users <
> usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
>
>> If you used github to get the UHD source, you can simply run git pull in
>> the UHD directory (where the source code for UHD was originally installed)
>> and then re-run the make/make install commands. Alternatively you can
>> simply delete your old UHD directory and re-install from scratch. Here's a
>> link to install instructions from source code
>> http://code.ettus.com/redmine/ettus/projects/uhd/wiki/UHD_Build
>>
>>  If you used apt-get to install UHD originally, then it should just be a
>> matter of running sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade.
>> Assuming the latest version is pushed to whatever repositories you have
>> loaded. If not, check here,
>> http://code.ettus.com/redmine/ettus/projects/uhd/wiki/UHD_Linux
>>
>>  -Tim
>>
>>  On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 11:46 PM, Wenbin Toh via USRP-users <
>> usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Hello everyone, I wish to ask a question on how I can upgrade my UHD
>>> version for X310 to 3.8.0. My current UHD version is 3.7.1 . As I am new to
>>> this system and I have tried to search in the internet but could not find a
>>> guide to teach me.
>>>
>>> I would hope someone could enlighten me on how I could upgrade my UHD
>>> version. Thanks in advance and have a great day ahead.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Wen Bin
>>>
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