Help Needed FT 817 and FLGIGI

I am running LinuxMint to a FT817 via a ZLP Digimaster ProPlus. Using supplied USB lead from ZLP to computer; CAT lead to the 817; and audio in/out from 817 to computer mic/speaker sockets. Having great difficulty in getting FT8 or FLDIGI to operate. After some weeks now have FT8 receiving; but no rig control whatsoever! FLDIGI is even worse!!!
Linux is OK for Drivers and finds the audio in/out ok.

Everything works OK if I revert to Windows, but I would prefer to leave Windows for good.

Clearly I have missed something, or am approaching from the wrong direction, or using the wrong rig-control set-up.
Any advice/ ideas would be most welcome
Mike G4TWW mikebevan2@yahoo.co.uk

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Succesfull junction 28 Rally 2018

28 Rally 2018
Another successful ‘Junction 28 Radio Rally’ was organised on Sunday June 10th by South Normanton, Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club (SNADARC).
The good weather must have brought people out even though it is an indoor event as 40 people were queuing by 08:30 and by the time the doors opened at 10:00 it was nearer 300. With over 400 people milling about it is no wonder the sandwiches sold out twice. The committee would like to thank all the traders and visitors for their support again. With 45 stands using over 100 tables there was something for everybody from vintage to new technology, TV, SDR, microwave etc. Plenty of those hard to find components, antenna, masts, cables and connectors, chips to coils plus all the books and magazines to find out how to use them. Local and national clubs with RSGB, RAIBC and BRARS brought hams from far and wide. New this year were Sotabeams, M0CVO and hifiSSB with lots of our regulars.
Many people commented on the friendly atmosphere plus a bar and meeting areas and most got their bargains. The club managed to make a profit so guess what. We are doing it all again next year. Get it in your diary now Sunday June 9th 2019, ten minutes from M1 junction 28. If you want a table book early as some late applications were disappointed.
www.snadarc.com
The photos show the setting up before too many people blocked the view

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Snadarc J28 Radio Rally 2018

JUNCTION 28 RADIO RALLY 2018

We are Sorry but with effect from Monday June 4th allJunction 28 Rally tables have been sold.
 We sincerely apologise to anybody trying to contact the secretary in the previous week but
  BT badly let us down for phone and internet.

 

 

 

Promoted by South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club.
Sunday June 10th at Alfreton Leisure Centre Bowls Hall, Church St. Alfreton. DE55 7BD
NB This is not club QTH.
Doors open 10:30 (Traders 08:00)
100 tables, all indoors. Bar refreshments in hall and full café in main sports centre.
Trade sales: Private sales: RSGB: Tranceivers: Vintage: QRP: TV: Test Gear: Antennae: Masts: Power Supplies: Components: Accessories: Tools: Spares: Books & magazines: Club stands: Meeting area:
Enquiries contact Rally Secretary Anya Lawrence 07902535402  01773535117
Or Rally Manager alanm0olt@gmail.com
Directions: from M1 North or South at Junction 28 take A38 West to 3rd exit A61 Alfreton,
pass Tesco then at War Memorial turn left.
Chesterfield and Yorkshire follow A61 to Alfreton, turn right at War Memorial.
From Midlands follow A38 to A61, turn left at War Memorial.