[debian & gps] How to check gps

Fox Mulder Quakeman1 at gmx.net
Wed Sep 24 02:03:53 CEST 2008

For me fso-gpsd didn't work right so i changed back to gpsd and
everything works like a charm with gps. :)
Maybe you try installing gpsd and deinstall fso-gpsd.


Christian Weßel wrote:
> Hello,
> tangogps and fso-gpsd were installed from <http://ftp2.de.debian.org>,
> but I get no fix.
> In the Trip tab tango shows allways an alternating GPS Time (Tue
> 1999-11-30 00:00:00 or Fri 1999-11-31 01:00:00) and Satelites: 11/0. The
> rest is zero.
> The zhone internal gps appl. shows at the start view at all items N/A,
> and at the satelite view are about 10 satelites shown.
> The FR ran the whole evening next to a window in a wooden house, but it
> got no fix. I couldn't remove the SD card of using Debian installed on
> it :-}. Is my FR one of these ones with the SD card problem? Or is it
> also fixed by Debian distro?
> How can I check my GPS? How can I bring it up running?
> Sorry for all these question, but I couldn't find any solution in the
> wikis.
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