[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.

-Trip

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

> 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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