TomTom on Ubuntu

Felipe DOMINGUEZ felipe.dominguez at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 21:35:11 UTC 2009


Done... almost :-)

 I did ask them for the LINUX version. I will see what they reply.



On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 5:43 PM, LAMP <lamp at afan.net> wrote:

> Felipe DOMINGUEZ wrote:
> > hello
> >
> > I am facing the same problem and I do believe that we have to
> > complain. It is the only way they know there is a market out there
> > who want Linux.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 4:41 PM, H.S. <hs.samix at gmail.com
> > <mailto:hs.samix at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     LAMP wrote:
> >     > Mark Syms wrote:
> >     >>> Message: 2
> >     >>> Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 11:01:24 -0500
> >     >>> From: LAMP <lamp at afan.net <mailto:lamp at afan.net>>
> >     >>> Subject: TomTom on Ubuntu
> >     >>> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
> >     >>>     <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> >     <mailto:ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>>
> >     >>> Message-ID: <4A367054.3000504 at afan.net
> >     <mailto:4A367054.3000504 at afan.net>>
> >     >>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >     >>>
> >     >>> does anyone has any experience attaching TomTom GPS (my model
> >     is XL-S)
> >     >>> to the Ubuntu machine to be able to manage TomTom-s feature, do
> >     >>> update/upgrades etc.?
> >     >>>
> >     >>> afan
> >     >>>
> >     >> Unfortunately, although the TomTom devices themselves run Linux
> the
> >     >> management software is all Windows or Mac so you can't do
> >     anything with
> >     >> them from within Ubuntu.
> >     >>
> >     >> Regards,
> >     >>
> >     >> Mark.
> >     >
> >     > What about other GPS brands? Magellan, Garmin,...? Any?
> >     >
> >     > Looks like I have to switch back to dual boot just because of
> couple
> >     > issues still not solved in Linux. :-(
> >
> >     Yes, it just might what you have to do. But I would strongly
> recommend
> >     bitching to TomTom people about this. After all they are ones
> >     providing
> >     the software and are ignoring the Linux community. Complaining
> >     strongly
> >     to them will at least put this in to their ears. Who knows, after
> >     enough
> >     complaints it might actually go in to their heads.
> >
> >     Good luck.
> >
> >
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> >     without
> >     ever having been read.
> >
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> I just contacted them by contact form with this issue. Felipe, it's your
> turn ;-)
>
> Thanks,
> Afan
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