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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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bluetooth or GPS

I'm proud to have bought a Aquaris E4.5 with Ubuntu Edition. However, the GPS is not enabled. I flashed the system and get the rc 20150508 image (version 23). It solved the GPS problem. However, the ...
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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 to insert GPS coordinates in a spreadsheet automatically?

Currently, I copy paste the GPS coordinates from another app. Is there any way to automate it (or any function), such that the current GPS coordinates automatically get entered in a cell?