Geocaching

Neil Winchurst neil at holsdev.vispa.com
Sun Aug 26 07:48:50 UTC 2007


On Sat, 25 Aug 2007 09:04:24 -0700 (PDT)
Earl Violet <ejviolet at yahoo.com> wrote:

> 
> --- Neil Winchurst <neil at holsdev.vispa.com> wrote:
> 
> > Anybody on the list go geocaching? 
> YES!!!
> 
> > If so, any comments or tips re
> > linking the GPS receiver to a computer via Linux?
> Short answer: NO!  :(
> Long answer:  This was discussed in some detail on my local list,
> TFUG, and the conclusion was "not too likely."  It seems the only
> Windows app that there isn't a Linux counter-part for.  I was even
> forgiven for using Windows on this occasion.
> 
> Debian might have some GPS (garmon) related stuff but it's been a
> long time since I looked.
> 
> Earl
> 
Thanks for the info. I did wonder. Never mind, my wife's laptop runs XP
so we can use that if necessary. I had hoped to use Linux, but if it is
not yet available, too bad.

Neil Winchurst




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