[SWLUG] GPS Software

Philip Barnes phil at trig222.f9.co.uk
Wed Sep 1 22:46:33 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-01 at 23:17, Gareth Bowker wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-09-01 at 22:49 +0100, Philip Barnes wrote:
> > I've just bought myself a Garmin GPS. Can anyone recommend some good
> > linux packages to use with it.
> Depends what you want to do with it, really :)
> gpsdrive is a good piece of software if you're thinking of using the GPS
> while connected to a laptop and want road directions spoken to you, or
> similar;
> kflog is good if you're a glider pilot and want to log where you've been
> flying;
> gpsman is a GUI that lets you get data from the GPS, possibly to it
> (I've not used this);
> gpstrans is a tool for getting Garmin data to/from your GPS (again, I've
> not used this)
Thanks for the suggestions, I'll have a look to see what they are like.
gpsman and gpstrans look like the most promising. gpsdrive sound good,
but I don't have a laptop capable of running any recent linuxes.

Thanks Phil

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