[maemo-users] Maemo mapper : 2 questions

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jul 15 18:20:40 EEST 2008
On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 6:58 AM, COURTAUD Didier <didier.courtaud at cea.fr> wrote:
> I have just installed Maemo Mapper , make it work with the internal GPS of my N810 ( thanks to
> morpheuz ) and configure to display French messages and ... I love it !
> But I have two questions about it :
> 1 - The maps I have downloaded have been stored on the main memory of the N 810
>     I have not seen how to tell Maemo Mapper to install them on the memory card of the tablet
>     Is it however possible ?

Go to Maps->Manage Repositories...->Cache DB field. You can specify
any location to store the maps. You can either type the location
directly into the field or "Browse..." to where you want them to be
stored. IIRC you'll have to do this for each repository that you've

> 2 - Where can I download POIs ?
>     Is it possible to create my own POI file ?
> Thanks by advance for your answers
> Didier Courtaud

I'll let someone else fully answer this one. I've successfully done it
once, but mostly I create my own or import them from gpx files. I
think all you have to do is POI->Download... and there is already a
"Source URL" filled in that works. Click the "Use GPS Location" radio
button to download POIs near your current location, then click "OK". I
haven't tried downloading POIs for other areas.


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