[Lista] Garmin GPS

Neville A. Cross neville en taygon.com
Vie Ago 19 20:45:19 PET 2011


On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 14:38 +0100, Boina Verde wrote:
> On 19-08-2011 03:58, Neville A. Cross wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-08-17 at 08:49 +0100, Boina Verde 1996 wrote:
> >> Hi There
> >>
> >> is there any solution for connect the the Garmin GPS (Legend HCx
> >> "etrex") to fedora 15?
> >>
> >> I also need the pluigin for firefox to download caches in Geocache website.
> >>
> >> Try to google it but didi not find a way to run it.
> >>
> >> Help please!!!!
> >>
> > I don't know why to post in English in Spanish support list, but here is
> > my knowledge on this matter.
> >
> > There is no easy solution for this.
> >
> > One escenario is when you already have the data in your GPS. You will
> > need to connect your GPS and manage the stored data with gpsman then you
> > will need to use gpsbabel to convert that data into something useful as
> > Gramin propietary data is not widely interpreted. As far as I recall for
> > this specific unit you will not need special drivers included in
> > garmindev.
> >
> > Another scenario is when you want to use live data from the GPS. For
> > that you will have to look into gpsd and probably depending on what are
> > you intending to do gpsd-clients.
> >
> > I tried with one etrex venture hc ... play with it for a couple of weeks
> > and then I got a Nokia N900 with linux and gps in the same package, so I
> > get rid of the venture hc.
> >
> > Hope this hints help you.
> >
> > Best regards
> >
> >
> Muchas gracias !!!!
> 
> Un saludo

A la orden. Yo se que no mucha gente ha tenido oportunidad de
experimentar con un GPS a profundidad, asi que cuando salen preguntas de
este tipo trato de brindar lo poco que he logrado aprender.

Saludes


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Neville
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