DSD+ is a popular Windows digital decoding program that handles various digital protocols. I’m going to install and use it with WINE on Ununtu 18.04. The example I’ll show here today is a digital trunking control channel that the local Emergency Services uses. Without DSD+ the signal will sound like this:
No, the Bionic Beaver is not the name of Stormy Daniels new Porno………… 😀
Finally! Last night Canonical released Ubuntu version 18.04, aka, Bionic Beaver. It can be downloaded here.
18.04 is a Long Term Support (LTS) version with support for 5 years.
I installed it on only one laptop so far and all seems to be working fine. It does appear that some of the software that I used with version 16.04 isn’t all compatible yet however that will likely change in the following days.
I guess it is ftting that my first entry on this new blog would be on the platform I’m posting it from. WordPress. For years I have used something called Rapid Weaver, which is awesome, and Rapid Weaver also has a blogging plugin called Armadillo which is very WordPress-like.
Still, you know me, I have to dabble in everything.
So the first thing one needs to know about WordPress is that it requires some smarts to get running. It runs on a webserver that uses PHP and ties into an SQL database. One can deal with that generally in Linux by running the following command:
sudo apt-get install lamp-server^