GPS - how to get lat lon and time from a bash script file ?

Ed Kapitein ed at
Mon Feb 23 09:37:39 CET 2009

Hi Kimaidou,

I put some script on
and start and stop gps in those scripts.
And also clean the gps logs from data without a valid lat/long (thus
without having a fix).

Please feel free to browse trough the scripts and use whatever you like
about it.

Kind regards,

On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 14:00 +0100, kimaidou wrote:
> Hi,
> I am developping voicenote (1), and I would like to implement a new
> function : localize each audio note with the gps latitude, longitude
> and time. Since I would like the soft to be plateform independant, I
> ask you to tell me how can I :
> * start gps if it is not
> * know when I got a fix
> * put the latitude, longitude and time into variables (and why not the
> precision too : hdop)
> * shutdown gps if it was not up when the script loads (if you think it
> should do so)
> Thanks for any help.
> NB: I am just begining scripting; I know nothing about dbus (only copy
> paste some working lines), etc. Please be patient :D
> (1)
> Kimaidou
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