PKGBUILD script for Arch Linux & Arch Linux Arm. Builds Installation package of dump1090-fa for Arch Linux x86_64 and AlarmPi armv6h & armv7h. Clones source code from http://github.com/flightaware/dump1090
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#dump1090-fa-arch

dump1090-fa for Arch Linux & Arch Linux Arm

Enter cloned directory. It contains following three files

  • PKGBUILD
  • foo.install
  • README.md

Give command makepkg -si

Above command will run the PKGBUILD script which will:

  1. Check for conflicts with existing other versions of dump1090
  2. Check Build tools needed (git, make, gcc, pkgconf, binutils, and fakeroot), and will offer to install missing tools [Yes/no].
  3. Offer to install dependencies rtl-sdr, lighttpd, and bladerf [Yes/no]
  4. Build package dump1090-fa-latest-*-*.pkg.tar.xz
  5. Offer to install the above package [Yes/no]

The above package can be install later also by following command:

cd dump1090-fa-arch 
sudo pacman -U dump1090-fa-latest-*-*.pkg.tar.xz

IMPORTANT: AFTER INSTALLATION, REBOOT COMPUTER / RPI.

To check status:

sudo systemctl status dump1090-fa

To restart:

sudo systemctl restart dump1090-fa

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T H I N G S - TO - DO (AFTER INSTALLATION IS COMPLETED)

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IMPORTANT: REBOOT COMPUTER/RPi

OTHERWISE DUMP1090-FA WILL FAIL TO START

AND A ROTATING WHEEL WILL APPEARS ON THE MAP, OR MAP WILL NOT SHOW

To make SkyView Map show range rings, do following:

  1. Open file "dump1090-fa" for editing sudo nano /etc/default/dump1090-fa

  2. In the opened file, go to following line: RECEIVER_OPTIONS="--device-index 0 --gain -10 --ppm 0 --net-bo-port 30005" In above line, add your latitude and longitude, so the line becomes like below: RECEIVER_OPTIONS="--device-index 0 --gain -10 --lat xx.xxxx --lon yy.yyyy --ppm 0 --net-bo-port 30005" NOTE: Repalce xx.xxxx and yy.yyyy by your actual latitude and Longitude

  3. Restart dump1090-fa

    sudo systemctl restart dump1090-fa

  4. Clear browser cache and reload browser