wiki:Documentation/dSDR/GNURadio/InstallationOnUbuntu12.04

Installation procedure for UHD 003.005.002 and GNU Radio v3.6.4.1 on Ubuntu v12.04

Source installation

  1. Load baseline ubuntu 12.04 image onto node
  1. Build UHD from source code (http://code.ettus.com/redmine/ettus/projects/uhd/wiki/UHD_Build)
    1. From the root directory download the source tar ball:
      root@node1-1:~# wget https://github.com/EttusResearch/UHD-Mirror/archive/release_003_005_002.tar.gz
      root@node1-1:~# tar -zxvf release_003_005_002.tar.gz
      root@node1-1:~# mv UHD-Mirror-release_003_005_002/ uhd
      
    2. Download prerequisites for UHD
      root@node1-1:~# apt-get update
      root@node1-1:~# apt-get -y install emacs libboost1.48-all-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev python-cheetah doxygen python-docutils git cmake libncurses5-dev libfftw3-3 libfftw3-dev
      
    3. Build UHD (http://files.ettus.com/uhd_docs/manual/html/build.html#build-dependencies)
      root@node1-1:~# cd uhd/host
      root@node1-1:~/uhd/host# mkdir build
      root@node1-1:~/uhd/host# cd build
      root@node1-1:~/uhd/host/build# cmake ../
      root@node1-1:~/uhd/host/build# make
      root@node1-1:~/uhd/host/build# make test
      root@node1-1:~/uhd/host/build# make install
      
    4. Set up library path
      root@node1-1:~# echo "include /root/uhd/host/build/lib" >> /etc/ld.so.conf
      root@node1-1:~# ldconfig
      
    5. Update network interfaces to enable eth2. Add following line to /etc/network/interfaces
      auto eth2
      iface eth2 inet static
      address 192.168.10.1
      netmask 255.255.255.0
      broadcast 192.168.10.255
      
    6. Add following lines to /etc/sysctl.conf
      net.core.rmem_max=50000000
      net.core.wmem_max=1048576
      
  1. Build GNU from source code (http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/BuildGuide)
    1. From the root directory get source code in tarball
      root@node1-1:~# wget http://gnuradio.org/releases/gnuradio/gnuradio-3.6.4.1.tar.gz
      root@node1-1:~# tar -zxvf gnuradio-3.6.4.1.tar.gz
      root@node1-1:~# mv gnuradio-3.6.4.1 gnuradio
      
    2. Download pre-reqs (http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/UbuntuInstall)
      root@node1-1:~# apt-get -y install libfontconfig1-dev libxrender-dev libpulse-dev swig g++ automake autoconf libtool python-dev libfftw3-dev libcppunit-dev libboost1.48-all-dev libusb-dev libusb-1.0-0-dev fort77 libsdl1.2-dev python-wxgtk2.8 git-core guile-1.8-dev libqt4-dev python-numpy ccache python-opengl libgsl0-dev python-cheetah python-lxml doxygen qt4-dev-tools libusb-1.0-0-dev libqwt5-qt4-dev libqwtplot3d-qt4-dev pyqt4-dev-tools python-qwt5-qt4 cmake git-core wget libxi-dev python-docutils gtk2-engines-pixbuf r-base-dev python-tk liborc-0.4-0 libasound2-dev python-gtk2
      
    3. Build GNU Radio (http://gnuradio.org/redmine/projects/gnuradio/wiki/BuildGuide#III-Start-the-build-process)
      root@node1-1:~# cd gnuradio
      root@node1-1:~/gnuradio# mkdir build
      root@node1-1:~/gnuradio/build# cd build
      root@node1-1:~/gnuradio/build# cmake ../
      root@node1-1:~/gnuradio/build# make
      root@node1-1:~/gnuradio/build# make test
      root@node1-1:~/gnuradio/build# make install
      
    4. Set up Python path variable
      root@node1-1:~# PYTHONPATH=/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/
      root@node1-1:~# export PYTHONPATH
      root@node1-1:~# ldconfig
      
  1. Finally reboot the node and then ssh back in.
    root@node1-1:~# reboot
    
  2. To test out the UHD install
    root@node1-1:~# uhd_find_devices
    
    and
    root@node1-1:~# uhd_usrp_probe
    
  1. To test out gnu radio install
    root@node1-1:~# gnuradio-config-info -v
    

Binary installation from Ettus repository (http://code.ettus.com/redmine/ettus/projects/uhd/wiki/GNURadio_Linux)

  1. Load baseline ubuntu 12.04 image onto node
  1. Add Ettus repository
    root@node1-1:~# bash -c 'echo "deb http://files.ettus.com/binaries/uhd_stable/repo/uhd/ubuntu/`lsb_release -cs` `lsb_release -cs` main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ettus.list'
    root@node1-1:~# bash -c 'echo "deb http://files.ettus.com/binaries/uhd_stable/repo/gnuradio/ubuntu/`lsb_release -cs` `lsb_release -cs` main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ettus.list'
    
  1. Update and install
    root@node1-1:~# apt-get update
    root@node1-1:~# apt-get install -t `lsb_release -cs` uhd gnuradio
    
  1. Update network interfaces to enable eth2. Add following line to /etc/network/interfaces
    auto eth2
    iface eth2 inet static
    address 192.168.10.1
    netmask 255.255.255.0
    broadcast 192.168.10.255
    
  1. Add following lines to /etc/sysctl.conf
    net.core.rmem_max=50000000
    net.core.wmem_max=1048576
    
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