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Old 06-15-2004, 10:47 PM   #1
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GPS from phone?

Hello, I have a AudioVox 8500 cellphone, and it comes with a GPS unit, with which my SP can locat me. I want to kow if theres anyway to tap into this device with linux in order to play around with this unit? has anyoen been able to do anything like this? where do i start? any starting points would be apprciated..

Edit1: Ps: is this the right place to post this?
Old 06-15-2004, 11:50 PM   #2
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has some pointers, including

Mayko Xmap Software - commercial map/GPS software for Linux (personal use is free of charge)
Old 06-16-2004, 10:09 AM   #3
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Thx ppuru..
Appriciate the help.. ill read more into it. ill keep you guys posted if i get any success whatsoever..
Old 06-16-2004, 10:36 AM   #4
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okay let me rephrase myself..
Is it possible to get any information regarding current location out of a GPS enabled cellphone? I went to that site.. and 4 out of 5 links were broken .. i have emailed the author and am waiting for his reply..
so in the mean time.. does any one know if its possible to get any informaiont from a GPS enabled cellphone?


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