Nick Geoghegan

Professional Yak Shaver

Category: Navit

Automagically start irssi in a screen, on boot

I run a channel logger for Navit which is simply a screened irssi session on a server. Why an irssi session in a screen? Well, the latter is obvious. The former is because, if my main irssi session – on another server – dies, I can “jump in” to the logging screen and let people know […]

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Installing CEGCC on openSUSE 11.4

CEGCC is an a open source cross compiler for Windows CE. You can develop on a PC, and create apps that run on a WinCE device or a WinMo phone. After moving hard drives I noticed that I had forgotten about the cross compiler, which is in /opt/ – therefore not covered by a package […]

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Navit in Android Market

English A German translation is below the English text. Today is a red letter day for Navit, we’re delighted to officially announce that Navit is in the Android Market! Here’s a few, important, things that have been improved upon. * Address search * Navigate to a destination from Google Maps * Navigate to a destination […]

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Navit at CeBIT

Hall 2, Booth F44

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Navit – Bug fixes

I’m going to be working on a few bug fixes for Navit, after getting SVN commit privileges. So far, they’ve been Ticket #640 – Ireland as locale, which was was fixed in Revision 3540 and Ticket #637 – patch for sunrise/sunset calculation, which was fixed in Revision 3541 I’ve been keeping an eye on which tickets […]

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Navit – Cross compile

So, I’ve been messing around with navit a fair bit. I’ve gotten the cross compiler to work with the following settings export PATH=$PATH:/opt/mingw32ce/bin or export PATH=$PATH:/opt/mingw32ce-59.01/bin This tells the compiler what path to use for MingW32CE – the cross compiler, which was installed via RPM on an OpenSUSE 11.3 system. MingW32CE-59.01 is the latest stable […]

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Navit

Navit, is a free open source mapping program that uses OpenStreetMap‘s mapping data. I’ve been fiddling around with Navit for the past week after getting “Hans” – a kickass WinCE GPS from Deal Extreme – and while it requires a LOT of configuration, I’m very impressed. So far, I’ve been heavily editing the On Screen Display […]

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