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[aprssig] MEPIS and mapping programs

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Sun Oct 10 12:18:14 UTC 2004


http://freesoftware.keltron.org/index.html

This is a link to GISmorphix  ... a GIS heavy version of linux.  I'm abot to
burn an image of it, we'll see... might be just the thing for installing xastir
and re-mastering the disc.

Wes
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Quoting Joe Della Barba <joe at dellabarba.com>:

> I am aware that I need a hard drive, but still to burn a CD and then pop it
> in what  up to now has been a non-working no hard-drive machine and be web
> browsing 5 minutes later was pretty amazing.
> Anyway, Fugawi, OzieExplorer, and various Nobletech software packages all
> are designed for marine navigation. I am hoping there is some Linux
> equivalent.
> Thanks,
> Joe N3HGB
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Curt Mills" <archer at eskimo.com>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Cc: "Joe Della Barba" <joe at dellabarba.com>
> Sent: Saturday, October 09, 2004 11:23 AM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] MEPIS and mapping programs
>
>
> > On Sat, 9 Oct 2004, Rick Green wrote:
> >
> > >   So if what you are looking for is an application that gives you a
> moving
> > > map display with your own GPS position always at the center, yes -
> xastir
> > > does have a 'track me' function.
> >
> > It also has street address lookup and callsign lookup functions if
> > you install the appropriate extra files.  What it _doesn't_ have yet
> > is street routing, where you tell it a start/end and some
> > intermediate points and it figures out the route.
> >
> > --
> > Curt, WE7U. archer at eskimo dot com
> > http://www.eskimo.com/~archer
> >   Lotto:  A tax on people who are bad at math. - unknown
> > Windows:  Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates. - WE7U.
> > The world DOES revolve around me:  I picked the coordinate system!"
> >
>
>
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