[talk-au] Best linux mapping/routing setup

Elizabeth Dodd edodd at billiau.net
Sat Jul 18 23:35:27 BST 2009


On Sun, 19 Jul 2009, John Smith wrote:
> --- On Sat, 18/7/09, Liz <edodd at billiau.net> wrote:
> > on the neo  I've used navit but its just too small for
> > ageing eyes on that
> > screen
> > so now i use tangogps on the eeepc
>
> tangogps was the easiest to get up and running, but no routing which is a
> shame but not a total loss. Although a 7" eeePC is not much more expensive
> than a GPS nav unit, although missing a GPS receiver by default.
>
> navit doesn't seem to be in default deb repositories, will go hunting.
It's in 'testing'

>
> Hopefully someone will come up with a "it just works" solution sooner
> rather than later.
http://www.rigacci.org/wiki/doku.php/doc/appunti/hardware/eeepc_navit
but if you follow those instructions you'll need to move to Italy - you need 
an alternate map

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