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Correct my GPS Aquaris M10

OK, so here's my problem: My bq Aquaris m10 is convinced that I am somewhere in Kansas, even though I live in the California bay area. This is a difference of a little over 2,000 miles! I've never ...
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Aquaris M10 GPS unavailable to apps

Just to get this out of the way, the problem is not in the system settings; everything is set correctly so that the apps all have access to location data. I installed the Location Test app, and it ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 & Globalsat BT-338 Bluetooth GPS - org.bluez.Error.NotAvailable

I'm trying to get my bluetooth GPS connected to my Asus EEE PC 1201PN. I've used both the internal bluetooth module, as well as a USB bluetooth module with the same results. I also booted off a thumb ...
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Can gpsd change the firmware of a gps receiver?

A while ago, I've tested the Global Sat BU-353-S4 gps receiver on Windows 7 and worked well when tested with software that used it. At the same time, it did not work on Ubuntu, followed many ...
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How to connect “serial” with connection manager?

I have a Dell E4200 with Dell 5530 mobile broadband adapter (Ubuntu 14.04). Mobile broadband is working well. It also has GPS. In order to use GPS, I can not follow the official DELL instructions ...
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GPS location on BQ Aquaris E5

I have a new Aquaris E5 HD, but it seems that GPS is not working. As far as I could find out, this issue is known for the E4.5, see GPS unvailable on aquaris E45. I there any progress with that ...
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Qualcomm HS-USB 9025

I have a module with several interfaces on it and it seems to work on Windows 7 just fine but I need drivers for Linux and I really cant find any. It is an Android module. Ubuntu 14.04 seems to ...
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Show GPX traces in Ubuntu Touch

Do you know if there is a map app that allows to show GPX traces? I have downloaded the GPX file of a hiking route and I would like to follow it on the OSMscout map or something similar.
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GPS not working on Nexus 4

I have followed the thread "How to use GPS on Nexus 4?" but I don't know how to "cd to the directory extract it". I have downloaded and extracted the file but how do I get in to the directory??? Hope ...
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How can I prune a (kmz) track from my GPS?

I want to keep a track from a walk the other day. When I stopped walking and got into a taxi, I forgot to turn the GPS off immediately, and now I want to prune away all of the taxi track. I've done ...
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Bluetooth and GPS on Nexus 4

Is there anybody who has no problems using Bluetooth or GPS on Nexus 4 with ubuntu touch? If so, can you please tell me which channel you are using or which settings you are using? I'm asking to ...
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How to use GPS on Nexus 4?

I'm running Ubuntu Touch 15.04 on Nexus 4 and GPS does not work. Of course I enabled 'Location Detection' and 'GPS' in the top menu. Furthermore I have enabled 'Celluar Data' in the Settings menu and ...
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How to choose GPS setup? [closed]

I need some advice on choosing a GPS set-up to map estuarine habitats in the field. Our SA estuaries are often very narrow (1 to 2 km wide) and habitats are small. We distinguish between ...
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Enable GPS on BQ Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition without accepting the Nokia HERE terms and conditions

I have a BQ Aquaris E4.5 ubuntu edition and want to use GPS location. On first boot I decided not to accept the Nokia HERE terms and conditions, now GPS locations doesn't work. Does anybody know how ...
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cannot able to get PPS signal from gpsd

i am new to gpsd. My Ublox-M8 GPS modem is connected to /dev/ttyACM0. My /etc/chrony.conf is as below. server 0.us.pool.ntp.org server 1.us.pool.ntp.org server 2.us.pool.ntp.org server ...
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Meizu MX4 gps possibly not working

I just received my mx4. I played around with the phone yesterday and tested various stuff including the maps paps. They either told me, that detecting my location was impossible or the accuracy was ...
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Ubuntu phone Meizu MX4 scope Nearby not working?

With location enabled (location detection and GPS) and "Enable location data" in nearby scope it still doesn't come near a correct location. Google maps is also not able to determine the position. Is ...
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Mapping GPS application with off-line maps

I'm looking for any suggestions for a Ubuntu mapping program with gps similar to e.g. Delorme Topo (can be similar to their older versions) that comes with and uses an off-line topographical map ...
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Ubuntu touch: collecting data in the background?

I'm trying to implement a simple application for Ubuntu touch which records GPS track in a specific format. Getting the positioning data is straightforward by using QtPositioning, but according to my ...
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How to get GPS location in Ubuntu Touch installed on Nexus 7

I want to write a python program that reads current location of the device. To make it I'm looking for an API to access current GPS location in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7. This seems like a basic ...
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GPS configure for Navit

I need to connect my USB GPS device to Navit that runs on Ubuntu. I have done: gpsd /dev/ttyUSB0 and then run xgps to test GPS device. I see some satellites and data on screen. Now I would like to ...
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How can I batch tag several hundred photos with separately recorded GPS data?

I have a large number of photos I would like to tag using data recorded with my GPS tracker. Ideally I would like to correlate the time-stamps of my photos with the positions reported by my tracker at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't recognize Garmin etrex 30 GPS

I'm traveling Europe by bike with a Garmin Etrex 30 gps. I'd like to use Viking or Foxtrot GPS for mapping purposes. Problem is, my computer, an Asus 1050HA eeepc, won't recognize my GPS device. When ...
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GPS Location on Nexus 5

just installed UTouch 14.10 r243 on my Nexus 5. So far so good, apart from one thing - GPS location seems not to work at all. I have both GPS and Location switched on, but whenever I go into Google ...
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awk command while ((getline < “gpsoutput.tr”) > 0 for constantly updating file contents

I am currently using a G-STAR IV globalsat GPS which gives me the following output (which is coming from the GPS every 1 second) and I save this output by redirecting to a file name "gpsoutput.tr". ...
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GPS nmea output, saving only last record to external file linux

I'm using a globalsat G-STAR IV GPS for my Vehicular Ad Hoc networks project. In this, the nmea output coming from the GPS gets updated every 1 second. I want to know if there is a way to save just ...
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I can't get GPS working with Google Maps on my Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r243) running on it. None of my installed apps can access GPS information. OSM Touch says "No GPS available", and Google Maps says "Your location could not be ...
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Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS [duplicate]

I have a Garmin Nuvi 1350 GPS and would like to know if I could download maps from the garmin Website like I do in Windows. In Windows, you need the Garmin Express app, but no such thing seems to ...
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CF-30 GPS and Ubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased a Panasonic CF-30 with the built in factory default GPS module. The GPS feature worked perfectly while still running Windows XP, but i switched over to 14.04 and I cant figure out ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...