Project Release Information
The changed map was fixed. New download URLs were
added. POI/Vector support was started. Problems
with actual gpsd were fixed.
This version fixes a big bug in the waypoint list if the format is
not set to decimal display. It adds a German Expedia map
server, and a new gpsfetchmap.pl. It also adds sound settings
in the settings menu, and the max serial device string is now
40 char long.
This release can use NASA satellite images. There are some layout improvements. The GPS receiver can now be used directly by GpsDrive, so there is no need to start gpsd anymore (configurable). There are a lot of bugfixes and improvements.
A memory leak which caused slowdown after 5 hours has been fixed. You can send messages to other targets using the friends server. There is fine tuning on the layout, and a new "Goto" command lets you jump to a positon. A new script "gpssmswatch" sends your position to a phone number if requested. "track" and "big-display" color are changeable. Support for Topo maps (USA maps only) has been added. There is better "Waypoints" status display. ".dsc" file support works again. Friends mode shows the selected units instead of km/h, and respects your timezone correctly. There are many bugfixes.
Gpsdrive is a map-based navigation system. It displays your position on a