[maemo-users] TangoGPS runs on Maemo (well... at least inside Scratchbox)

From: Joshua Layne joshua at willowisp.net
Date: Sun Jun 29 01:51:37 EEST 2008
Christoph Eckert wrote:
> Hi,
>> I've just discovered that TangoGPS (
>> http://www.tangogps.org/gps/cat/News ) can be compiled under
>> scratchbox, and it runs!
>> You can view a screenshoot here:
>> http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/8455/screenshotcg7.png
> http://christeck.de/stuff/tango_gps.app.zip
> * Download and unpack it
> * Copy the resulting directory to /home/user
> * use emelfm2 to navigate to /home/user/tango_gps.app/bin
> * start it by double tapping on the binary file
> It's now, besides Maemo Mapper and Mapper, at least the third free mapping app 
> which can display openstreetmap tiles; I'm curious where this invasion will 
> lead :) .
4th, at least - Roadmap for Maemo has been able to display OSM data for 
a few months now.

vector data instead of raster, but same underlying data.

tangogps looks fun.

As to where the invasion will lead?  better public maps than private :)  

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