[maemo-users] Chinook or Diablo port of gpsdrive?

From: R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Date: Wed Jul 23 01:11:18 EEST 2008
Joshua Layne wrote:
> Roadmap uses gpsd, so provided you can get gpsd running against your usb
> GPS, yes.
> gpsd.berlios.de has pretty reasonable documentation, but if you run into
> issues, ask here and we can try to walk you through it.
> Regards,
> Josh
> On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 16:17:54 -0400, tj <999alfred at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Can these use a usb gps, specifically a DeLorme Earthmate GPS?
>> tj
>> Mark wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 1:48 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org>
>> wrote:
>>>> Subject line says it all. Is there available port of gpsdrive for
>>>> Chinook or Diablo?
>>>> The site for an OS2006 version is now '404'....
>>>> G.
>>> I suggest you try RoadMap. It's pretty similar in functionality. You
>>> can find it here:
>>> http://maemo.org/downloads/product/OS2008/roadmap/
>>> There are a few other GPS/Mapping applications here:
>>> http://maemo.org/downloads/OS2008/travel/

Roadmap is limited in the maps it uses (and the interface for installing 
maps is.....weird..)

gpsdrive will import tiled slices of map images as georeferenced png or 
tif files.

Which is why it is useful. If I could get it built! Even on Fedora...


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