I installed the Piaware software to feed ADS-B into FlightAware. At first I had problem with Dongle in use:
Found 1 device(s):
0: Generic RTL2832U
Using device 0: Generic RTL2832U
Kernel driver is active, or device is claimed by second instance of librtlsdr. In the first case, please either detach or blacklist the kernel module (dvb_usb_rtl28xxu), or enable automatic detaching at compile time.
usb_claim_interface error -6 Failed to open rtlsdr device #0.
Luckily a solution is pretty straightforward. In /etc/modprobe.d create a file called blacklist.conf with the following:
Apparently the upgrade incorporates a new Linux kernel which includes a DVB driver for the dongle as a TV receiver. Since the device is already in use by this driver, usage fails by anything else. Next: