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SDR# installation for Mono


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1) If you already have installed SDR#for Wine you can jump to the step 11 if not, right-click on the desktop and select "Open in a terminal" in the menu.

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2) Now we need to  allow the use of DTT receivers and install the program that will make the bridge between hardware and SDR#. In the terminal window, type the following command and confirm with "Enter":

sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/no-rtl.conf

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3) Enter the root password when asked and confirm with "Enter".

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4) In the editor window, add the following lines :

blacklist dvb_usb_rtl28xxu

blacklist rtl2832

blacklist rtl2830

Then click on the "Save" button and close the window.

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5) Next, type the command below and validate with "Enter" :

sudo gedit /etc/sysctl.d/10-ptrace.conf

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6) In the next window, locate the line kernel.yama.ptrace_scope = 1   at the bottom of the screen.

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7) Change the value 1 to 0 (zero) like this : kernel.yama.ptrace_scope = 0

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8) Go to the "File" menu, click on "Save" then close the window.

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9) Back to the terminal window, enter the following command line and validate with "Enter" :

sudo apt-get install -y rtl-sdr

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10) Once the installation is over, close the window.

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11) Go the the "Links" menu and download the last version of SDR# from the official website. Save the archive to the place of your choice. In this example it is the "SDR-SHARP" folder on the desktop.

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12) Right-Click on the archive and select "Extract here" in the menu.

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13) Once extracted, you get a folder named "sdrsharp-x86". Now you can delete the file "sdrsharp-x86.zip".

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14) Once the file is deleted, got to the "Downloads" area.

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15) Download the file "SDR-SHARP-MONO" and save it to the same place than the folder "sdrsharp-x86".

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16) Right-Click on the archive and select "Extract here" in the menu.

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17) After extraction, you get a folder named "SDR-SHARP-MONO". Now you can delete the file "SDR-SHARP-MONO.tar.gz".

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18) Open the folder "SDR-SHARP-MONO".

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19) The directory contains two libraries required to run SDR # and an "Icon" folder that contains the software icon to change the one assigned by default to the executable by the system.

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20) Select all files with the mouse or with the key "CTRL" + "A".

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21) Right-click on one icon and select "Cut" in the menu or use the keys "CTRL" + "X". Then go back to the folder "sdrsharp-x86".

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22) Right-click inside the folder between the icons and select "Paste" in the menu or use the "CTRL" + "V" keys.

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23) You should see the file that have been moved from the last folder to this place.

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24) Use the vertical slide to scroll the window until you see the program "SDRSharp.exe" and right-click on it with the mouse. Then click on "Properties" in the menu.

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25) In the window, click on the top-left icon.

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26) With the file-selector, select the "SDRSharp" icon inside the "Icon" folder we just have moved inside the "sdrsharp-x86" folder then click on "Open".

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27) Click on the "Close" button.

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28) The program icon has been replaced by the original.

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29) Now you can delete the installation folder "SDR-SHARP-MONO".

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30) Setup is finished. Move the "sdrsharp-x86" folder to the place of your choice.

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31) Click on the file "SDRSharp.exe" to launch the software.

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51) Welcome to SDR# !

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