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Ubuntu 22.04 Sierra EM7455 no GPS/NMEA data over /dev/ttyUSB1

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370. It contains a LTE with GPS card from Sierra EM7455. I re-configured the EM7455 card to provide a serial GPS/NMEA output. It wokrs just fine if I ...
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Getting GPS time from TCP source + PPS device

I'm currently working on a Nvidia Jetson TX2 with Ubuntu 18, using an Emlid Reach GPS Module which is capable of provide NMEA messages through a TCP connection and a 1-PPS signal through a UART pin. I'...
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gps not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I've just tried to use my GPS USB device. cgps shows N/A for all measurements. lsusb shows my GPS device. I've amended /etc/default/gpsd to have DEVICES="/dev/ttyS0" as I have no ttyUSB0. ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 slow to dismount Garmin GPS

I have a Garmin eTrex 30 GPS which appears to a host computer as a USB flash drive, or more precisely like two drives, one for the device's internal memory and the other for its MicroSD expansion card....
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Serial connection is not working.(overrun(s))

I am trying to synchronize the time by connecting the GPS module. I have already checked the time synchronization using the USB port. However, when I try to connect the GPS module to the serial port ...
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Automatic system time update based on gps time to keep system clock accuracy

I tried to use gpsd on ubuntu to provide the most accurate time to the system based on current GPS data and PPS signal. However, gpsd updates the time only once. Is there any possibility keep updating ...
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NTP Configuration not being used

I am trying to set up a GPS NTP server on my SBC running Ubuntu 20.04 (headless) but I am having a configuration issue. When I reboot I get this: $ ntpq -p remote refid st t when ...
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Install Linux on Magellan GPS

I have an old Magellan RoadMate 5235T-LM GPS running Windows CE 6.0. The GPS doesn't really work anymore, so I am hoping to revive it by scrubbing Windows CE and installing Ubuntu or some other Linux ...
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gpsd and chrony single gps pps setup

I have a system that will be offline most of the time. I have gpsd and chrony setup, and am able to share gps and pps with chrony via the shared memory. my goal is to make sure the server can share ...
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I have a problem, someone help me, I'm on UBUNTU 20.04 and I get this error when putting apt-get update in the terminal [duplicate]

W: Error de GPG: http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick Release: Las siguientes firmas no fueron válidas: 630239CC130E1A7FD81A27B140976EAF437D05B5 E: El repositorio «http://old-releases.ubuntu....
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Can chrony be configured as ntp server with gpsd without PPS

I'm wanting to setup an ntp server on Ubuntu 18.04 or later. This PC will have little to no access to internet. I currently have a ublox 8 GPS USB mouse that does not support PPS. I have followed the ...
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U-BLOX USB GPS mouse not supported with Kubuntu 20.04 but running perfect under 18.04

I have two notebooks with the above mentioned problem, one is a Sony Vaio VPCS11B7E, the other a Lenovo T520. On both systems I have the possibility to run Kubuntu 18.04 or 20.04 by switching with ...
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gpsd doesn't work automatically after restarting the system

I’m hoping someone on this forum will be willing to help me get some USB-based GPSs to work with gpsd on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. A friend and I have the same problem with two different model GPSs on fresh ...
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xgps cannot handle gpsd ..gpsmon works ok

after binding my mobile-gps I can't start xgps with error. gpsmon /dev/rfcomm0 works ok. My hard-wired gps works ok, as well!! My procedure getting the error messages: $ sudo rfcomm bind rfcomm0 C0:EE:...
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After upgrading xubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 ----->no gpsd? no xgps!

I am trying for days to get my GPSD working with my very sensitve Handy-GPS. No problem to get the NMEA Data via rfcomm0 from my handy-GPS. gpsmon /dev/rfcomm0 works perfect But no chance to deal ...
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How to fake location(latitude and longitude) in Ubuntu 20.04

I would like my webpages to think that I am almost 500 KMs away from my exact location. I am okay with my IP address being what it was and would also like to not change anything but my latitude and ...
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how can I get Viking, on Ubuntu 16.04, to recognize my gps unit, a Garmin eTrex 20x?

How can I get Viking, or any other interface program, while using Ubuntu 16.04, to recognize my gps unit, a Garmin eTrex 20x? My gps device is recognized to some extent by my computer. The output of ...
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ubuntu 18 navit gpsd

I have Ubuntu 18 I have a skytraq gps with pl2303 converter attached to ttyUSB0 I can't make gpsd work I changed /etc/defaults/gpsd as: # Default settings for the gpsd init script and the hotplug ...
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I can’t configure NTP to work with the GPS module as a synchronization source (NMEA + PPS)

I can not configure NTP on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (Linux 4.15.0-74-generic). As a source of synchronization I want to use NMEA + PPS from GPS module. GPS module is connected via USB using the SILABS ...
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What's wrong with my usb/gpsmon?

I got a mini usb GPS receiver to work... apparently... but the lat/lon is not even a possible value and I am not sure if this is a calculation issue or a hardware issue. This is the first I have tried ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Go get GPS Position

I want to develop a ubuntu touch app that show the currently gps coordinates. What is the best way to get access to the GPS position with go? I could not find any documentation for that. Thank you.
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Glonass BN-808 Glonass BN-808 USB GPS Receiver Receiver in Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed OpenCPN in 18.04 and I bought a Glonass BN-808 USB GPS Receiver. It is apparently UBLOX M8030 although I'm not sure what that actually means, but it is supposed to be supported in ...
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Why do these errors appear while running fake run-fake-gps.sh?

I am working on a dronekit follow_me project. So in one terminal, I am running python follow_me.py and in another terminal running run-fake-gps.sh. Then an error appears as below: Sending fake GPS ...
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mounting gps72h garmin

I cannot see my Garmin 72h on open CPN. I have it connected to an USB port. I run lsblk: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT mmcblk0rpmb 179:24 0 4M 0 disk ...
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GPSD logs on ubuntu (syslog)

I am debugging gpsd in ubuntu. gpsd uses syslog. However I don't know where the log is getting stored. Any clues please?
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Enabling the GPS-receiver on a Dell Latitude

I recently got a new Dell Latitude with a Wireless Broadband connection. According to the boot options, this might include a GPS-device - however I haven't found a way to activate it yet. What tools ...
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Google Earth Pro on 18.01.1 not opening GPX files

I'm having a problem where Google Earth Pro is unable to open a GPX file, i.e. a file from my GPS unit. It can open KML/KMZ files without issue. I'm running the latest updates on 18.01.1 and the ...
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How to install and use exiftool to get GPS information of a photo [closed]

I want to install exiftool and get a location information of a photo. please help. thank you
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GPSD and Bluetooth Configuration Ubuntu 16.04 Issue

GPSD is not working correctly when a bluetooth GPS is connected. This is what happens, for some reason XGPS does not see data from GPSD, it's random at best when it works, however RFCOMM0 does have ...
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Is a Garmin eTrex GPS compatible?

I would like to plug in an old GPS as an NTP source. The GPSD and OpenStreetMap documentation cover the use but I am stuck at a point where I am not sure the device is compatible (though it should be)....
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How can I set the system clock to GPS time?

My computer is running Ubuntu 16.04 and has a GPS receiver connected to a USB port. gpsmon shows that the GPS receiver is locked and running. sudo gpsmon /dev/ttyUSB0 works great! Why do I have to ...
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Connecting a BU-353-S4

This is very much like the question at "How to use gps receiver bu-353" except that answer didn't get me all the way there. I am trying to connect a BU-353-S4 by GLOBAL-SAT for use with OpenCPN. I ...
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Compile ntpsec with refclock support

I'm trying to use ntpd for accurate time sync with a ublox gps module using this tutorial on Ubuntu 16.04. However, I'm stuck setting up ntpd to listen to the shm driver. In the /var/log/ntp.log, I ...
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Cannot access gps-tracker (MTK chipset)

I fail to access tracking data collected with Transystem iBlue 747. The device is switched on and is probably recognized (ubuntu 16.04). It is reported that it works well under ubuntu. dmesg returns ...
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How to get Ubuntu system with ntpd receiving data from GPS through USB and set clock accuracy?

I have a hardware which is Ublox EVK-M8T kit, with the GPS antenna. I also install the gpsd and ntp in the Ubuntu system. I check to make sure all are working probably, such as: turn of daemon os: ...
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How to make GPSD work as server?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to make gpsd work as sever. Documentation here. I use service --status-all to see the list: ... [ - ] checkroot-bootclean.sh [ - ] checkroot.sh [ + ] console-...
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My Garmin Zumo 590 does not show up in Ubuntu 16.04

I am really new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have two Garmin GPS - one is a Nuvi 750 and the other is a Zumo 590. The Nuvi 750 shows up in Files when it is plugged into a USB port, but the Zumo 590 does not....
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How to Stop GPSD daemon?

I am trying to use the GPSD as a server, that is: everything must be done by command line, such as: gpsd --help. I read the documentation here, which says that.in order to let gpsd work as server, ...
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Why does "sudo apt-get install gpsd" return with errors?

I am trying to install gpsd on a Ubuntu laptop, using sudo apt-get install gpsd. It seemed to be fine when I installed this on 2 other Ubuntu laptops. There it works properly. Here I did the same on ...
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Why does "cgps -s" give me no results?

I have a device U-blox EVK-M8T which can read NMEA messages. I followed the instructions from this page. Everything is fine, but when I typed cgps -s to see what time, PRN, ELev, Azim, etc., I ...
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Why does "sudo cat /dev/ttyACM0" run only one time?

I do not know why sudo cat /dev/ttyACM0 runs only one time. I have the U-blox EVK-M8T which can read the NMEA messages through the Ubuntu terminal window. When I have set up, and type the command ...
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How to read NMEA message using GPSD?

I am trying to read NMEA messages via GPSD (http://www.catb.org/gpsd/), but I do not know how to do that. I have a GPS antenna which connects to the u-blox M8 GNSS Evaluation Kit Timin (https://www.u-...
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Ubuntu Touch - Unav offline tiles - can Foxtrot GPS tiles be used?

At last Unav has been configured to allow map tiles to be stored in the phones memory. Has anyone tried to load tiles from Foxtrot GPS or are the file protocols or file names different? Details of ...
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Use GPS of the Huawei ME906s data card?

I got a Huawei ME906s data card which also has a GPS function. I wonder how to get the GPS working on Ubuntu 16.04.
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systemd/init bind to port

I'm having a problem starting GPSD on a Beaglebone Green. I get a socket bind error: root@BBG1:/etc/init# gpsd -D3 -n -N /dev/ttyUSB0 gpsd:INFO: launching (Version 3.16) gpsd:ERROR: can't bind to ...
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Installing cp210x driver for GPS receiver

I'm trying in vain to mount a Transystem G-Log 760 GPS logger on a system running Xubuntu 16.04. According to the manual of GPSBabel this device should be accessible via something like : gpsbabel -t ...
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gpsd:ERROR: can't bind to local socket

I am trying to get a BU-353 GPS device to work on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS via GPSD. When I ran cgps I was greated with a timeout error. I assumed something was wrong with the GPS because I has not been used ...
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Making a snap to run on Ubuntu Touch

I am looking to investigate the process of creating snap packages as detailed here - but before I do - would it be possible to compile a programme - specifically FoxtrotGPS - to run on Ubuntu touch? I ...
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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 ...