Posts Tagged “GPS”

Bringing your Garmin GPS to Linux: Part 2

In Part 1 of this tutorial, I wrote about getting Linux to recognize and manage your Garmin GPS unit.  Now that everything is set up, we can begin to explore how to make use of the GPS. Most of the work behind the scenes is made possible by the garmin_gps module, which is included by […]

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Bringing your Garmin GPS to Linux: Part 1

Interacting with your hiking/personal Garmin GPS unit in Linux can be simple and rewarding.  However, getting started takes a lot of work behind the scenes.  This tutorial requires you to execute terminal commands and modify read-only files, so it is for intermediate to expert users only.  Before beginning, make sure that the following packages are […]

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