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

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at
Tue Feb 24 18:10:35 CET 2009

kimaidou <kimaidou at> writes:
> * do I need to start gpsd first

Sure, netcat talks to gspd.

> * will this work on every distribution, or do I need to change gpsd by
> fso-gpsd or anything else ?

It works with anything that speaks the gpsd protocol.

> * how do I know I have a fix before using this line ?

It will return "?" when you don't have a fix I think.

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