[maemo-users] gpsd command line

From: Chris didjit86 at cfl.rr.com
Date: Fri Apr 11 00:00:34 EEST 2008
I have the same question. Would love to try NavT.


On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Mark <wolfmane at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does anybody know the command line to start gpsd on an N800 with a
> bluetooth gps? I don't want to have to have Maemo-Mapper or Maps
> running in order to have gpsd running. I've read all the documentation
> I can find, but there is very little in the way of helpful
> information.
> I did find out (through experimentation) that gpsd can only be run as
> superuser, which is highly annoying.
> The point is that I'm trying to get NavIT working, but it seg faults
> when either of the other two navigation apps are running, and can't
> find the GPSr when they aren't. Ultimately, if I can get NavIT
> working, I will uninstall the other two, so getting gpsd running
> without them is essential.
> Of course, if NavIT would check for gpsd and start it if not running,
> that would be the ideal solution...
> Mark
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