[USRP-users] Settinng up GNU for USRP B200mini and Ubuntu 14.04lts

James Humphries james.humphries at ettus.com
Fri Mar 4 15:05:23 EST 2016

Oops, the OS was right in the e-mail subject :)

The build-gnuradio script is the most straight forward way to get up and
running. PyBOMBS offers some extra flexibility and features, but you will
probably not need them for getting started.


On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Tyler Hudgins <tyler.hudgins at nvc-inc.net>

> I installed gnu with the script provided by gnuradio i.e. "sudo apt-get
> install gnu radio".
> @Martijn, after some research I have done I am under the impression that
> you must install uhd first in order for gnu/grc to recognize it.
> @James, I am installing on the latest update of Ubuntu 14 directly from
> Ubuntu's download link. Also to be honest I am not sure which install
> option would be better pybombs or gnu's script.
> -Tyler
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 2:36 PM, James Humphries <james.humphries at ettus.com
> > wrote:
>> Hi Tyler,
>> How did you install GNU Radio the first time? What OS are you using?
>> I recommend using either the build-gnuradio script or PyBOMBS. Each will
>> build and install both UHD and GNU Radio from source. They also try and get
>> the pre-requisite software packages setup for you.
>> https://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/InstallingGRFromSource#Using-the-build-gnuradio-script
>> http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/pybombs/wiki
>> Have a look at the links, let us know if you need any advice on how to
>> proceed with either option.
>> -Trip
>> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Tyler Hudgins via USRP-users <
>> usrp-users at lists.ettus.com> wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>> So I am new to the usrp platform and just purchased a B200mini. I was
>>> excited to crack it open and test some of its capabilities in gnuradio
>>> however it appears that the install of Gnuradio I had was not able to run
>>> any uhd blocks. After about a week of trial and error I managed to clutter
>>> my system with broken and multiple copies of the the same files. I am at
>>> the point now where I have cleanly removed anything related to gnu and usrp
>>> and I am looking for a fool proof way to reinstall gnuradio so that it will
>>> properly use the uhd modules and I can then use my shiny new b200mini.
>>> Any help/input is appreciated!
>>> --
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tyler Hudgins
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> --
> Thanks,
> Tyler Hudgins
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