Tangogps or navit with prepackaged Europe map

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Thu May 28 13:09:48 CEST 2009

2009/5/28 arne anka <openmoko at ginguppin.de>:
> don't know about any images. but with a map for all of europe 2gb is
> pretty little.
> it certainly won't work with tangogps -- once i tried to get all of
> germany in a usable resolution for tangogps and it exceed by far 2gb.
> so, your best bet would be navit with its binary maps which are much
> smaller for the same are covered.
> ho to fetch a map for a selected area is described in the navit wiki (in
> short: wget an url with the coordinates), and there are even a lot of
> links at osm where others have put together more or less regularyl updated
> binary map files of several regions of the world.

cloudmade.com provide ready to go navit maps - the one for new zealand
was 4 megabytes; i imagine germany won't be too much bigger

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