[FOSS-GPS] Which distro for foxtrotgps on freerunner

Risto H. Kurppa risto at kurppa.fi
Wed Dec 29 15:54:12 EST 2010

I'd recommend SHR (maybe latest -testing RC?)

I think both navit and FTGPS are available directly from the repositories


On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 10:21 PM, Guilhem Bonnefille
<guilhem.bonnefille at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to revive my Freerunner. I want to use foxtrotGPS on this
> device, plus navit. Currently I have a QTMoko installed, but I'm not
> sure it is the better distro for an optimal use of these softwares.
> For example, I tried navit, but it needs GTK+ (while QTMoko use Qt, of
> course) and gpsd (while QTMoko has a dedicated framework).
> Furthermore, it seems that my install of navit is imperfectly
> integrated and I suppose gpsd stayed alive and cleared the battery.
> Furthermore, as I use qi-bootmenu, I'm able to use multiple distro.
> And this is not a matter as the freerunner is not my main phone.
> So, I'm looking for advices on the best distro to use to integrate GPS
> related softwares.
> I saw that some users of this list have Debian, but I'm quie
> frightened by this distro (is it really well integrated for
> freerunner, user-friendly enough).
> What distro do you use with foxtrotGPS on Freerunner?
> Thanks in advance.
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