Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 10:13:40 -0800
From: Bill Crooke (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Re: [svlug] VDQ : Is there a least vile MS-OS??
If you are looking for open source GPS programs that run on Linux, I use the following:
Has great interface with maps, but can't upload/download routes and waypoints.
Great for upload/download of routes and waypoints. Also translates to many different formats. Works with Garmin or Magellan.
Great for editing tracks, routes, and waypoints. Also can upload/download to Garmin.
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 10:28:14 -0800
From: Ian Kluft (email@example.com)
To: Beartooth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Re: GPS on linux (was: [svlug] VDQ : Is there a least...)
Garmin published their protocol. So it has made them very popular among Open Source software developers. I can't even begin to list the number of programs which can talk to a Garmin GPS. But if you assumed they weren't out there, it's time to look again. Here are a few:
Using someone else's gpstrans program to download data, I made an Open Source program called "rideplot" which can plot a track from my Garmin GPS into a PNG image.