[aprssig] Xastir and a proxy?
vk4tec at tech-software.net
Tue Dec 7 14:09:04 CST 2004
Have the same problem at my Telco work as well.
We hide behind a port 80 proxy / firewall.
I could never get ui-view to work either.
What is needed is some testing, and perhaps an itermeduatory
program, that authenticates and passes to xastir.
I will have a play see what I can break
Andy VK4TEC - PERL rocks
On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 02:27, Curt, WE7U wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Mark A. Lewis wrote:
> > Is there a way to tell Xastir (on Linux) to use a proxy to fetch maps? I
> > have it installed here in the office, but it is kinda bland with no
> > maps.
> There's no way that I know of to do so. We've never been asked for
> that before, best that I can recall. Not that this is a direct
> solution to your problem, but read on.
> I don't understand the "no maps" thing. The 'net-based maps are a
> small part of Xastir. Download maps and use them directly. We
> support darned-near all maps out there that are free. Try
> PocketAPRS/WinAPRS/DosAPRS maps for a start, then branch out and try
> some of the nicer stuff out there, like Tigermaps in Shapefile
> format or topo maps.
> Back to the original question, if someone can point me to a simple
> library for doing TCP/IP proxies, I can look into it. Are there
> more than one type of proxy that one might need, or will one
> solution fit all?
> Curt, WE7U. APRS Client Comparisons: http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
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