Always Using The Latest Version of CHIRP

I was trying to run CHIRP on Ubuntu but the version that is available in the default repositories is not very up to date and the PPA listed on the CHIRP website was not working for me. So, I wrote a python script that will automatically download and run the latest version of CHIRP.

You can download the script here:

Download the script and put it in a new directory.

You will have to make the file executable by opening the terminal to the directory and running the following command:

chmod +x

You will also likely need to install the pip module wget with the following command from the terminal:

pip3 install wget

Now you can run the script to get the latest version if you don't already have it and launch CHIRP. Run the script with: