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How to Install WSJT-X on Linux mint

If you are looking at installing WSJT-X on Linux mint, this is the best and complete guide that will walk you through how to install WSJT-X on Linux Mint device computers and other Debian or Ubuntu-based distros.

I know you are familiar with WSJT-X and because of that, I do not need to give you a long introduction to WSJT-X than to provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to install the application on your Linux Mint distro.

WSJT-X implements the FST4, FST4W, FT4, FT8, JT4, JT9, JT65, Q65, MSK144, and WSPR communication protocols or “modes,” as well as the Echo mode for detecting and analyzing your own radio signals reflected from the Moon. These modes were created to enable confirmed, dependable QSOs even with extremely weak signals.

You can read more about the software at Princeton University’s physic department’s website.

How to Install WSJT-X on Linux Mint – Step-by-step Installation Guide

  1. Download the latest version of WSJT from the Princeton University website mentioned above or click here for version 2.5.4.
  2. After it has been downloaded to your system, locate your downloaded .deb file which is usually in your Download directory.
  3. Double-click on the downloaded file
  4. A prompt will appear asking you that are you sure of the installation, click on the Run anyway button if you really want to install.
  5. A window will appear, click on Install Message Aggregator.
  6. Wait for some time for the installation to complete.
  7. Check inside your applications list or search for Message Aggregator. Then you can locate the installed file.

Conclusion

We hope this guide has been able to help you install WSJT-X on your Linux Mint or any Debian Linux distros like Ubuntu and Zorin OS.

You can read more about the project by clicking here. This is the official website of the software and you can download other versions also from the website such as the candidate version.

They also have Mac OS, Windows, and other Linux distro versions available.

Thank you for reading, we are always available to help you by answering your questions in the comment box. You can also contribute to this guide by adding your method in the comment section.

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