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how to add georeferencing to a jpeg file

First of all, I'm completely new to Ubuntu. My Garmin handheld GPS is recognized by Ubuntu and I am able to access the file. I wish to add a Jpeg map to the device and I'm running into problems. I ...
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Can shotwell display gps location data for example using Google maps?

I am in the process of migrating from many years of using iPhoto to Shotwell (the main reason being that I fed up with the vedor-lockin of Apple even though iPhoto itself is a good tool). I realize ...
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GPSbabel won't write into file

I'm trying to use gpsbabel to communicate with my Garmin eTrex H (via a RS232 interface) When writing the (unformatted) output to the terminal, it works without problems: gpsbabel -i garmin -f ...
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GPS-data logger does not communicate to computer

I have a Canmore GPS-data logger Dongle GT-730FL/S does not work properly. Apparently, it's not possible communication between device and computer (ubuntu 13.10) to transfer data using USB port. In ...
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How can I get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to show Magellan 4050 gps by usb?

How to get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to show Magellan 4050 GPS with usb?
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GPS automotive navigation device with maps updates on Ubuntu?

I am looking for a new GPS navigation device and one of the selection criteria is to be able to update the maps on Ubuntu. From what I could read: Tomtom devices used to work "unofficially" thanks ...
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Mini PCI gps module

I'm new to Ubuntu and I couldn't find anything about an internal gps for a laptop. I have a 12" Hanspree netbook with an empty internal miniPCI slot and I'd like to make this my onboard chart ...
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Update Garmin Nüvi 255 maps

Is there a way to update the GPS' (Garmin nüvi 255) maps with Ubuntu? I'm hoping for a free (as in doesn't cost anything... I already bought the darn thing) solution. I have installed the plugin, ...
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NTP service, offset increasing after sync

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 version on my PC. I am running NTP service having NTP server as GPS. I found that when we start NTP service by ntp start command, PC is able to sync with GPS as I get ...
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Timex Device Agent 3.0 does not detect Timex Run Trainer (USB)

I installed Device Agent and it is running with Wine. It lets me login to my account on TrainingPeaks (on the web) but I cannot upload anything since my Timer Run Trainer GPS is not detected by Timex ...
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read /dev/ttyUSB0 failed?

I have a GPS device connected to /dev/ttyUSB0 I wrote a simple code to read data from it but the reading always fails I have no idea where the problem is this is my code could you please help me :). ...
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Updating Tomtom GPS map (without a virtual box / wine solution)

I have a Tomtom Via 130 GPS and would like to update my map. On their website they ask to install a software, but Ubuntu is not supported (neither other linux distributions). Quite amazing for a ...
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Udev: no takes rule for gps [closed]

I'm trying to create a udev rule for a GPS. I tried several ways but can not get the device to be captured by the rule: lsusb: Bus 002 Device 007: ID 067b:2303 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2303 ...
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How can you delete only GPS metadata from a jpeg file?

I (think I) can delete all GPS information from jpeg file's metadata by exiftool -gps:all= -xmp:all= filename.jpg but that deletes all XMP metadata. Is there a way to delete only GPS information ...
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Cannot mount/see/access USB-device - ttyUSB0

I am trying to connect to a GPS sport watch (similar to Garmin watches). I am running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit. Ideally, I would like to connect the watch to one of the OS sport softwares like turtle sport ...
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Does Ubuntu on Nexus 7 support the GPS hardware?

If I install Ubuntu onto my Nexus 7 via this guide will I still be able to use GPS and Google Maps?
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garmin GPSMAP 76CSx gps usb connection

Now that I've discovered this useful place for solving problems I'd like to find the solution to my next issue. I used to be able to connect my Garmin GPSMAP 76CSx by usb to my old PC with Ubuntu, it ...
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Can I install and use GPS maps? [closed]

Can i install and use gps maps without gps chip or gps receiver on Acer Aspire ? If yes, how can i do this ? it will be welcome if it will be tom-tom maps or navitel maps.
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Using Dell's WWAN 5520 GPS [closed]

I have a Dell D430 laptop, with Dell's WWAN 5520 chip in miniPCIe port on Ubuntu 12.04 The 3G part of it works fine, but when it comes to using the GPS module, I'm clueless how to even begin. I ...
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Can I convert Garmin .img maps to a format that can be displayed on an Android phone?

I would like to be able to use the contour maps that are available at http://www.smc.org.uk/ContourMaps.php on my phone. I read on the QLandcarteGT wiki that this file format is closed. I am a total ...
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How to use gps receiver bu-353

Hi I have a gps receiver bu-353 with usb interface i want to know how can i use it under ubuntu I ran the following command gpsd -n -N -D 2 /dev/ttyUSB0 I got the output as: gpsd: launching ...
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App to use with geotagged photos? (GPS info in EXIF)

Dad got a camera with built in GPS. The GPS info is embeded in the EXIF data, I guess. Picasa 3 puts a small "icon" on each of the geotagged photos, but can not do anything with them (as far as I can ...
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Simple software to show and modify GPS tracks

I have GPS tracks (in gpx format) that I usually use to geotag photos. Is there a simple software to view these tracks (i.e.: not use Google Earth)? A bonus would be simple modification, like deleting ...
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How can I use my Garmin device in Ubuntu?

Specifically, I have a Garmin Forerunner 305 (a GPS-enabled, hear-rate-monitor for runners). I plug it in to the USB port and it is not recognized by Ubuntu at all. I'd like to be able to have it ...