How to install gypsy?

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Thu Aug 13 17:15:32 CEST 2009

On 8/13/09, RANJAN <infibit at> wrote:
>>a) does gypsy provide NMEA sentences?
>>b) fso-gpsd has nothing to do with using gypsy interface (in fact it
>>uses it, but it doesn't matter)
>>c) ogpsd is part of frameworkd. If you're using supported distro then
>>you already have it installed.
>>d) search for howtos about using dbus-python or look at existing apps.
>>There even was ml topic and wiki entry about using dbus from python.
> Well right got the GPS data but the code only works when I start Tango gps
> or any other GPS app and FSO-Gpsd works like if we send a request it will
> give the reply by parsing the raw NMEA.

You have to request GPS resource from ousaged interface before using it.

> But what to do if I have to use Dbus to read raw NMEA  sentence?

I don't think it's possible. But you could use data from Gypsy or gpsd
protocol to translate it into NMEA sentences.

> Sriranjan

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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