Garmin

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Introduction

Garmin is a Swiss company that develops consumer, aviation, and marine technologies for the Global Positioning System. It makes a number of popular handheld units that can be used with MEPIS.

Installation

Communicator

There is a Communicator plugin for Firefox, though currently there is a dependency problem with MEPIS 11.

eTrex

Forerunner

Install garmin-forerunner-tools from the repos for CLI synching.

Nuvi

Nuvi 660NA and 1300 are reported to work with the USB cable, and mount in Device Notifier as soon as it is plugged in.

QLandkarte GT

The MEPIS 11 package qlandkartegt-garmin contains a collection of plugins for QLandkarteGT to talk to various Garmin GPS devices, including GPSMap60CSx, GPSMap76, eTrexH, eTrexLegend and similar GPSr; it is available from the repos.

Use

Tips and tricks

Links

Personal tools