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Release 3: under construction


Release 3: under construction. 1

Release requirements. 1

Content. 2

Download. 2

How to reproduce this build. 2

Install OpenCPN.. 2

Install Filezilla. 3

Install Pinta. 3

Install Qbittorrent. 3

Install Wireshark. 3

Install Alarm clock. 3

Install Calibre. 3

Install Okular. 3

Install Evince. 3

Install Gimp. 4

Install Audacity. 4

Install VLC. 4

Install Pidgin. 4


Release requirements

1)      All items as listed under Release 1 and Release 2.



This release supports:

1)                  Everything from Release 1 and Release 2

2)                  OpenCPN, whenever you are forced to travel over sea

3)                  Filezilla, in case you need to transfer files

4)                  Pinta for drawing

5)                  Qbittorrent for torrent transfer

6)                  Wireshark for Ethernet traffic snooping

7)                  Alarm Clock for waking you up

8)                  Calibre for electronic books

9)                  Okular for electronic books

10)              Evince for electronic books

11)              Gimp for drawing

12)              Audacity for altering audio files

13)              VLC for watching videos

14)              Pidgin for chat



You can download the zipped image file from DOWNLOADS in the menu bar.

How to reproduce this build

Execute the steps as executed for Release-1 and Release-2 or download it.


Install OpenCPN

For this you can consult:

sudo geany /etc/apt/sources.list

Add in the file:

deb xenial main

Save the file and execute:

sudo apt-get install opencpn

sudo apt-get install opencpn-plugin*

Configure the GPS:

Go to Options→ Connections→ Add Connection and select “Network” plus the GPSD radio button. Address should be “localhost” and DataPorts should be set to 2947.


If it does not work,  put the GPS into NMEA mode with the following command

gpsctl –n

The GPS should work now.

Download the naval  cards you need and put them on the USB memory stick under:


Under Options you can select this directory.


Install Filezilla

sudo apt-get install filezilla


Install Pinta

sudo apt-get install pinta


Install Qbittorrent

sudo apt-get install qbittorrent


Install Wireshark

sudo apt-get install wireshark


Install Alarm clock

sudo apt-get install alarm-clock-applet


Install Calibre

sudo apt-get install calibre


Install Okular

sudo apt-get install okular


Install Evince

sudo apt-get install evince


Install Gimp

sudo apt-get install gimp


Install Audacity

sudo apt-get install Audacity


Install VLC

sudo apt-get install vlc


Install Pidgin

sudo apt-get install pidgin