[mkgmap-dev] Commit: r1882: MapSource installer improvementsFrom Carlos Dávila cdavilam at orangecorreo.es on Mon Mar 7 14:34:30 GMT 2011
El 07/03/11 14:05, garvan&maew escribió: > On Mon, 2011-03-07 at 10:48 +0200, Tomas Straupis wrote: > >> 2011-03-07 Marko Mäkelä: >> >>> Is there a "MapSource for dummies" for us poor Linux guys? I would like >>> to convert the output of mkgmap --index to the device gmapsupp.img >>> format, and I guess I would need MapSource under WINE for that. How >>> would that work? >>> >> Me too! >> Especially the part of "transferring the map to device". Because >> launching MapSource via wine is ok, but later MapSource refuses to see >> any GPS device attached... >> >> -- >> Tomas Straupis >> > Hi, > > WINE does not support USB devices, so the GPS connection options will be > limited when running MapSource in WINE. I can make a serial connection > to my etrex after creating the following link to com1: (ubuntu) > > sudo ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com1 > > and then load the kernel driver (if not already loaded) > > sudo modprobe garmin_gps > > but I recall that I can't get it to work with my Nuvi which appears to > require a true USB connections. I don't think you can create a > gmapsupp.img file because of the USB-WINE restriction. > > Also I am not 100% sure my instructions are complete, because I may have > modifications to my system that I have forgotten. > > The best bet might be the non-open-source (but still free) version of > virtualbox from Sun which I understand has usb drivers. > I have used MapSource under wine for a long time and I can send my maps to devices (nuvi and etrex legend hcx) without problems. At  you have instructions on how to install MapSource in Linux and enable usb (step 5); it worked for me.  http://www.malsingmaps.com/wiki/index.php?title=Installing_Mapsource_in_Linux > Garvan > > > _______________________________________________ > mkgmap-dev mailing list > mkgmap-dev at lists.mkgmap.org.uk > http://www.mkgmap.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/mkgmap-dev -- Por favor, no me envíe documentos con extensiones .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .mdb, mdbx Instale OpenOffice desde http://es.openoffice.org/programa/index.html OpenOffice es libre: se puede copiar, modificar y redistribuir libremente. Gratis y totalmente legal. OpenOffice está en continuo desarrollo y no tendrá que pagar por las nuevas versiones.
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