Feed Planefinder from Debian, & Ubuntu x86_64

ab cd

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Planefider has only i386 deb package and i386 linux binary available.
The x86_64 deb package and x86_64 linux binary are not yet available.

Following are the methods to install i386 package / linux binary on x86_64 machines.


1 - Debian and Ubuntu
This method uses i386 deb package.

1.1 - Prepare x86_64 OS to accept i386 deb package and i386 linux binary

Code:
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
sudo apt update

sudo apt install gcc-8-base:i386 libc6:i386 libgcc1:i386 libidn2-0:i386 libunistring2:i386

1.2 - Download and install deb package "pfclient_4.1.1_i386.deb"
Code:
wget http://client.planefinder.net/pfclient_4.1.1_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i pfclient_4.1.1_i386.deb

sudo systemctl status pfclient

1.3 - In your browser go to page localhost:30053 (or to IP:30053 from another computer) and add your sharing key, latitude, longitude.


1.4 Useful Commands:

Code:
sudo systemctl status pfclient
sudo systemctl restart pfclient
sudo systemctl stop pfclient
 
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ab cd

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***STATUS***

DEBIAN 10

Code:
abcd@debian10:~$ sudo systemctl status pfclient

● pfclient.service - LSB: planefinder.net ads-b decoder
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/pfclient; generated)
   Active: active (running) since Sun 2019-12-22 02:19:24 EST; 3min 5s ago
     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
    Tasks: 7 (limit: 4689)
   Memory: 4.6M
   CGroup: /system.slice/pfclient.service
           └─1590 /usr/bin/pfclient -d -i /var/run/pfclient.pid -z /etc/pfclient-config.json -y /var/log/pfclient $

Dec 22 02:19:23 debian10 systemd[1]: Starting LSB: planefinder.net ads-b decoder...
Dec 22 02:19:24 debian10 pfclient[1584]: Starting pfclient: pfclient.
Dec 22 02:19:24 debian10 systemd[1]: Started LSB: planefinder.net ads-b decoder.

UBUNTU 18
Code:
abcd@ubuntu-18:~$ sudo systemctl status pfclient

● pfclient.service - LSB: planefinder.net ads-b decoder
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/pfclient; generated)
   Active: active (running) since Sun 2019-12-22 02:01:40 EST; 1min 1s ago
     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)
    Tasks: 7 (limit: 4675)
   CGroup: /system.slice/pfclient.service
           └─2957 /usr/bin/pfclient -d -i /var/run/pfclient.pid -z /etc/pfclient-config.json -y /var/log/pfclient $

Dec 22 02:01:40 ubuntu-18 systemd[1]: Starting LSB: planefinder.net ads-b decoder...
Dec 22 02:01:40 ubuntu-18 pfclient[2951]:  * Starting pfclient pfclient
Dec 22 02:01:40 ubuntu-18 pfclient[2951]:    ...done.
Dec 22 02:01:40 ubuntu-18 systemd[1]: Started LSB: planefinder.net ads-b decoder.
 
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