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GPSDRIVE (c) 2001-2004 Fritz Ganter 
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Website: www.gpsdrive.de

Disclaimer: Please do not use for navigation. 

    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA

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Please read the gpsdrive man page. To do so, install the program and
type 

man gpsdrive

into a terminal window. With KDE Konqueror you can also see it with
the URL: 

man:gpsdrive

Most information is now in the man page!

Have also a look at the Changelog file at 
http://www.gpsdrive.cc/Changelog.gpsdrive

About MySQL support please read README.SQL!

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How to install the program:
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To compile gpsdrive you need to development packages of:

GTK-+2.x (better >=2.2.x)
pango
atk
pcre
xdevel (X11 development)
gettext
libcrypt
glibc

also the compiler gcc >=3.x
make


To compile from the tarball:

Extract it with "tar -xvzf gpsdrive*tar.gz"
cd gpsdrive
cd build
cmake ..
make

As root you should do a 
make install

to install the program, the gpsd daemon and the language files.

After compiling and installing (install is needed for localisation)
read the manpage of gpsdrive or start the program if you are to lazy
to read manuals. ;-)

You can also download the RPM file and install it:

rpm -Uvh gpsdrive*.rpm

Uninstall:
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If you installed using the tarball:

cd into the gpsdrive directory (not the src), then

make uninstall

If you used the rpm package:

rpm -e gpsdrive



Much more information you find in the manual page, read it with "man
gpsdrive" or online at 

http://www.gpsdrive.cc/man-en.shtml



2011-11-02 Impressum