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*[[OpenPandora development]]
*[[OpenPandora development]]
*[http://boards.openpandora.org/index.php/topic/11559-navit/ Discussion on board.openpandora.org]
*[http://boards.openpandora.org/index.php/topic/11559-navit/ Discussion on board.openpandora.org]
*[http://pandorawiki.org/GPS GPS on the pandorawiki.org]

Revision as of 10:25, 1 March 2013



  • get the .PND and place it on your SD card e.g. /mnt/mmc2/pandora/menu/
  • get a default navit.xml and place it at /mnt/mmc2/pandora/appdata/navit/navit.xml
  • download Maps and put the .bin file at /mnt/mmc2/pandora/appdata/navit/maps/test.bin
  • get espeak

Connect GPS

Power up your GPS device, enable bluetooth at the Pandora Manager and open a terminal and execute:

hcitool scan

Mark and copy your BTaddr and paste it in the following lines

sudo hcitool cc AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF
sudo rfcomm connect rfcomm0 cc AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF

This should work fine and the GPS should show an established BT link.
Now test your virtual connection:

cat /dev/rfcomm0

This should show up

Adapt configuration

  • Open the navit.xml file
  • search for <config ...> and add within language="de_DE" with your appropriated language Code (e.g. en_GB)
  • search for "binfile" and replace:
  • search for "gpsd" and replace:
    • rfcomm0 for attached Bluetooth GPS
    • ttyS0 for attached USB GPS



  • speech support missing
  • Make use of pandora buttons
  • OSD for cassual users (#1 routing, #2 map viewing, ...)
  • Skin like minimenu

See also