[Om2008.9] GPS && pre-fetching maps from openstreetmap.org

Mik Doud kimaidou at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 13:39:44 CET 2008

You can use the download function of TangoGPS : When you click on the map,
just select the option "downlad map" and then you have to choose the zoom
level you want to download. Of course, you first have to pan the map to go
to cuba, and then use the download option.

2008/10/29 Matthias Apitz <guru at unixarea.de>

> Hello,
> The GPS is now working very fine with tangoGPS on my FR; I'm storing the
> fetched maps
> in /media/card/osm and they're fetched through the USB via my Internet
> connection, so far so good;
> Is there somehow I structured way to pre-fetch maps without using
> tangoGPS and go virtually to the area and walking around there on the
> touch pad? I mean, can I say "I wanna have the area with the coordinates
> X1-X2-X3-X4 and store them with zoom level NN" into /media/card/osm"?
> The reason I'm asking: I will go to Cuba in some weeks, being offline
> there, but it would be nice having the maps with me. Thx
>        matthias
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