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Garmin with Linux

Postby kenny_lex on Sat Jan 03, 2009 8:50 pm

I has a hard time to find programs that works with my GPS (Garmin 60SCx), I has found some programs like GpsMan, GpsDrive, Viking and QLandkarte, but non of this programs works for me and they can not access my GPS via the USB.

I seek any suggestions for GPS program that I can test and any tips on how to get the USB connection to work. I want to use the program to upload/download tracks and waypoints, live tracking is a plus but not needed; but I want GUI programs and not command line programs like GpsBable.

P.S Sorrw for the bad spelling, I am a Swed.
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Re: Garmin with Linux

Postby Husse on Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:03 pm

Apart from those you mention I've found that Garmin has released the source code for at leas some of their gadgets
http://developer.garmin.com/linux/
So if you dare compile.... (and don't forget to install build essentials first)
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