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Tyson S. timbercutter at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 6 04:43:07 UTC 2005


87 megs? that makes no sense, I just did the lintronix net install 2
weeks ago and it was almost 400 Megabytes to get just the minimum. I
have no maps at all and can't figure out the terraserver thing yet, or
the geo tiff topog maps.

--- Wes Johnston <aprs at kd4rdb.com> wrote:
> I have downloaded all the files that are needed by Cygwin/xastir. 
> The total is
> 87megs.  I have placed this is a folder called cygwin-install on a
> USB flash
> memory stick.  This, along with AGWPE, would permit you to have
> cygwin/xastir
> running with a sound card modem on any windows box within 5 minutes
> from the
> USB memory stick.
> 
> Those who don't know, you can download cygwin/xastir here
> http://www.lintronix.com/winxastir/netinstall.html .  Took 11 minutes
> on my
> cable modem for the whole download and install process.
> 
> Although the turnkey install above will give you a few gross maps of
> the USA and
> Europe, internet can be used to pull tiger maps or teraserver photos.
>  I have
> also included the shapefiles sorted by county for my state.  SC for
> example is
> 57megs (every street in every county).  http://www.kd4rdb.com/maps/
> for some
> southern states.
> 
> This setup allows me to use a cheap 128meg USB memory stick for maps
> and xastir
> install.
> 
> Wes
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