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Old 23-09-2018, 13:49   #31
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Re: OS Linux specific

Hi Thomas,
Thanks - I was able to download and install the plug-in.
I think it will be usable.
Appreciate the help.

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Re: OS Linux specific BU353-S4 Driver?

Where do I find a good driver for the Globalsat BU-353S4 USB GPS?

Ubuntu 18.04

The Globalsat website shows drivers for Redhat only.

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Old 23-09-2018, 22:09   #33
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Re: OS Linux specific BU353-S4 Driver?

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Where do I find a good driver for the Globalsat BU-353S4 USB GPS?

Ubuntu 18.04

The Globalsat website shows drivers for Redhat only.

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Just try it as it is. I have not tried the S4 version, but older models just worked with the linux generic usb drivers already present in Ubuntu.

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Re: OS Linux specific

In connections, use GPSD- and it just works.
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In connections, use GPSD- and it just works.
Thanks all.

Actually I used "/dev/ttyUSB0" and it gets a position. Both it and the other selection "/dev/ttyS0" seem to work OK.


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Re: OS Linux specific

Where is the 'tcdata' folder in Ubuntu 18.04?


I want to change the harmonic files.



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Re: OS Linux specific

/usr/share/opencpn/tcdata/
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/usr/share/opencpn/tcdata/

Thanks. But I'm not able to change the contents.



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Re: OS Linux specific

Code:
cp /usr/share/opencpn/tcdata/<yourfile> ~/<yourfile>
<editor_of_your_choice> <yourfile>
sudo cp <yourfile> /usr/share/opencpn/tcdata/
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Re: OS Linux specific

for me, to get gpsd working reliably, with globalsat bu-353-s4, on Mint 19 cinnamon, it was necessary to edit:


/etc/default/gpsd


Changing to:


START_DAEMON="false"

USBAUTO="true" DEVICES="/dev/ttyUSB0"
GPSD_OPTIONS="-n -G -b" GPSD_SOCKET="/var/run/gpsd.sock"



and reboot.


p.s. with that device it can take a long time or never find the satellites inside, but it will output NMEA in the debug window. If you see any output, it is probably working, just not finding the sats...
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Re: OS Linux specific

I have 4.8.8 running on Ub 16.04.15

I've been using this setup for the past 3-4 months.

OpenCPN is sure way to freeze the screen and I've tried several key sets to get to the backend system without any success.

I haven't found a particular thing that causes the crash - it's random at this point.

One thing I have found is that I have a file that can't be updated - could that be the problem?
samoore@samoore-PD10BI:~$ sudo apt-get install opencpn
[sudo] password for samoore:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
opencpn is already the newest version (4.8.8-0~xenial1).
The following packages will be REMOVED:
linux-image-4.15.0-29-generic
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 4 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 8,122 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
(Reading database ... 253632 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing linux-image-4.15.0-29-generic (4.15.0-29.31~16.04.1) ...
/etc/kernel/postrm.d/initramfs-tools:
update-initramfs: Deleting /boot/initrd.img-4.15.0-29-generic
/etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub:
/usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 11: /etc/default/grub: splash: not found
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub exited with return code 127
dpkg: error processing package linux-image-4.15.0-29-generic (--remove):
subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
linux-image-4.15.0-29-generic
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Yes, I know 4.8.8 is already installed - but I shouldn't have the linux-image file error.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Your problem has nothing to do with OpenCPN, you have persisting issues with the kernel packages from the past.
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Re:GPS not detected

Ahoy matei....

forgive me to ask again, but I haven't found the solution yet.
If you know of a link with the answers, please let me know.

Ultrabook 64bit, Ubuntu 16.4

I just bought a USB GPS https://www.svb24.com/en/usb-gps-receiver-mg-220.html
It's:
-highly sensitive MTK chipset (165 dBm)
-99-channel parallel receiver
-NMEA 0183, GGA, GLL, GSA, GSV, RMC, VTG
-WAAS + EGNOS capable

I followed all instructions on the GPS setup for Linux on the OCPN wiki, but I must have made some mistakes as O doesn't see the GPS.
I added bot a serial and a "network' connection, but the NMEA vinbow is blank selecting either connections.

The GPS is blinking.

In terminalI see:
spiv@Spivs-Ultra:~$ dmesg | grep tty
[ 0.000000] console [tty0] enabled
[ 1.381040] tty ttyS2: hash matches
[26634.789011] usb 3-2: pl2303 converter now attached to ttyUSB0
spiv@Spivs-Ultra:~$

Thank you for reading so far....
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Re: OS Linux specific

Do you use /dev/ttyUSB0 for your serial connection?
Do you have GPSD installed?
Have you noticed that the baud rate should be set to 9600?

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Re: OS Linux specific

I've used the application "minicom" in the past to test serial devices. Even if the baud rate etc is out, garbage output still displays so at least you now you are connecting to the an active device.
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