Some questions from my dad, who may go Linux...

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Sun Jun 24 19:33:39 MDT 2007


On Sun, Jun 24, 2007 at 06:40:44PM -0600, Brandon Stout wrote:
> Hey y'all, I'm building a system for my dad, or he may get a Dell, which
> you can now get with Ubuntu pre-packaged.  He has a few questions.  I'm

> >  * My Garman GPS "StreetPilot 2610", I need to link with it and down 
> >load and load data?
> 
> If I were a betting man, I'd bet you can use it with Linux, but since
> you raised me not to be, I'll ask the Provo Linux User Group (
> http://PLUG.org )

There is a very active GPS/GIS Linux community. Start at
http://www.freegis.org. Gpsdrive (http://www.gpsdrive.de/) (which I
reviewed favorably for Linux Journal a few years ago) is available for
Ubuntu.

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