Is there a PPA for the packages, I need to use alfred on ubuntu?

I would like to analyse the Freifunk batman mesh network in Germany/Kiel.

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Download it here:

first install alfred-json:

cd /tmp
git clone https://github.com/tcatm/alfred-json.git
cd alfred-json
sudo apt-get install libjansson-dev cmake
cmake .
make install

For some examples: see the README in that GIT repository

To use alfred you need to install batman with the packet

sudo apt-get install batctl


sudo  modprobe batman-adv

and install alfred itself:

cd /tmp
git clone https://github.com/tcatm/alfred.git
cd alfred
make install

see Install batman-adv under Ubuntu to start a mesh network

You can also create the PPA: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/90-debian.draic.info.list

deb [arch=amd64] http://debian.draic.info/ wheezy main
deb-src http://debian.draic.info/ wheezy main

To install the alfred daemon (A.L.F.R.E.D - Almighty Lightweight Fact Remote Exchange Daemon) and batadv-vis:

cd /tmp/
wget https://github.com/rubo77/alfred-repository/blob/master/alfred_2014.3.0-11_i386.deb?raw=true
sudo dpkg -i alfred_2014.3.0-11_i386.deb
wget https://github.com/rubo77/alfred-repository/blob/master/batadv-vis_2014.3.0-11_i386.deb?raw=true
sudo dpkg -i batadv-vis_2014.3.0-11_i386.deb 

You can install alfed-json via the repository:

cat > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/draic.list << EOF
deb [arch=amd64] http://debian.draic.info/ wheezy main
deb-src http://debian.draic.info/ wheezy main
apt-get update
apt-get install libjansson-dev cmake python3-pip fakeroot dpkg-dev build-essential zlib1g-dev pkg-config debhelper
cd /tmp/
apt-get source --allow-unauthenticated alfred-json
cd alfred-json-0.3.1/
dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us
dpkg -i ../alfred-json_0.3.1-1_i386.deb

install alfred and batadv-vis:

apt-get install quilt
apt-get source --allow-unauthenticated alfred
cd alfred-2014.3.0/
dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us
dpkg -i ../alfred_2014.3.0-11_i386.deb
dpkg -i ../batadv-vis_2014.3.0-11_i386.deb 
  • That's a Debian repository - you SHOULD BE CAREFUL with Debian repositories - they can break things
    – Thomas Ward
    Jul 7, 2015 at 22:00

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