Navit - unusable?
ed at kapitein.org
Sun Nov 29 02:44:42 CET 2009
Jens Seidel wrote:
> I always wondered how people use navit. I started it already a few times but
> find it (in contrast to tangogps) completely unusable.
> Once I start it I just get an empty background. Shouldn't it display a map?
> I read http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Navit and tried the described "Easy
> Way" but do not find the dialog to download maps. I haven't tried the
> command line solution yet as I believe a graphical application should not
> depend on it.
> How to add a destination? I select as Country Germany, and my City followed
> by Street and Number. And now? Any click on Map, Bookmark and Destination
> does nothing. I assume I have to be online for this step, this is fulfilled.
> I use version 1:0.1.0+svnr2735-r0.4 from the default feed.
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I find navit very useful, both on a eee pc and on the freerunner.
Please take a look at the wiki.navit-project.org page for instructions
on setting up maps.
You need to edit your navit.xml file to use the maps of your area.
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