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Navit package built on 03/03/09 is available here http://splot.pawlowicz.name/phd/navit_0.1.0%2bsvn-2075_armel.deb
 
Navit package built on 03/03/09 is available here http://splot.pawlowicz.name/phd/navit_0.1.0%2bsvn-2075_armel.deb
  
Currently there is one step TODO:
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You have to configure gpsd daemon before you start navit:
  
  * to research how to connect to GPS from inside the linux distro - probably you can just read /dev/smd27
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  dpkg-reconfigure
  
This page will be constantly updated in a harmony with a progress of porting.
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and provide device /dev/smd27 and enable default start of gpsd daemon.
  
Do not bother to contact me if you have any useful ideas in connection with navit on Android. --[[User:SergiuszPawlowicz|SergiuszPawlowicz]] 13:13, 28 February 2009 (CET)
 
  
Isn't more easy to port navit on android and not on debian?. --[[User:Hire|Hire]]
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Do not bother to contact me if you have any useful ideas in connection with navit on Android. --[[User:SergiuszPawlowicz|SergiuszPawlowicz]] 17:20, 16 April 2009 (CEST)
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==== Questions from users ====
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Q: Isn't more easy to port navit on android and not on debian?. --[[User:Hire|Hire]]
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A: If it is easier for you, please provide me a link to your version :-) --[[User:SergiuszPawlowicz|SergiuszPawlowicz]] 17:20, 16 April 2009 (CEST)

Revision as of 15:20, 16 April 2009

Android is a smartphone layer built on the top of the linux operating system. Current hacks allows breaking into linux itself and installing full linux (e.g. debian) distro beside of Android. Yes, you have a fully working phone as previously, a linux distro is an additional feature you can run in the same time.

Google G1 smartphone

This is the first working Android phone.

Navit porting

Navit package built on 03/03/09 is available here http://splot.pawlowicz.name/phd/navit_0.1.0%2bsvn-2075_armel.deb

You have to configure gpsd daemon before you start navit:

dpkg-reconfigure

and provide device /dev/smd27 and enable default start of gpsd daemon.


Do not bother to contact me if you have any useful ideas in connection with navit on Android. --SergiuszPawlowicz 17:20, 16 April 2009 (CEST)

Questions from users

Q: Isn't more easy to port navit on android and not on debian?. --Hire

A: If it is easier for you, please provide me a link to your version :-) --SergiuszPawlowicz 17:20, 16 April 2009 (CEST)