[maemo-users] N800 gpsbabel supporting the WBT-201

From: Jonathan Hudson jh+maemo at daria.co.uk
Date: Sun Oct 14 13:16:37 EEST 2007
On Sun, 14 Oct 2007 02:19:36 +0200
Tilman Vogel <tilman.vogel at web.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> just wanted to let you know that I released the initial version of my
> port of GTK G-Rays 2 to "maemo". This also includes gpsbabel-1.3.4 for
> IT OS 2006 and 2007. The N800 version is untested, though, as I donot
> have such a device.
> https://garage.maemo.org/projects/g-rays2/

The N800 version works just fine. Excellent job. Pity the N800 owning
original author was too lazy to do this months ago :-).

Just in case anyone needs to know, you can get the
required /dev/rfcomm0 up from a script something like:


# GPS BT address goes here

dbus-send --system --type=method_call --print-reply \
 --dest=com.nokia.btcond /com/nokia/btcond/request \
 com.nokia.btcond.request.rfcomm_bind string:$BTADDR string:SPP

In order to have the BT device (vice the USB device) as the default,
edit ~/.config/g-rays2/g-rays2rc to read:



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