New qpegps

Whats new in

1. International encoding for saving places now is available. Places (in places.txt file) now storing in the UTF8 encoding.

2. Help file now also work.

3. Fixed problem with some BT GPS devices.

4. Many peoples reported problem with wakeup CF GPS cards after suspending (pressing power "off/on" button). If you have a problems with resuming qpegps/gpsd operations (after soft off/on Data Status: gpsd: is ERR and GPS: is red). Typically it happens in Cacko ROM v 1.22 or later.
You can try to add in the /etc/apm.d/bluetooth file (or in the some another such file) at the end of "resume)" section such four commands:
sleep 3
killall -SIGCONT qpegps
sleep 12
killall -SIGUSR1 qpegps

4. If you have problems with storing places (waypoints) and maps from the console run such commsnds:
chmod uoga=rw /opt/QtPalmtop/qpegps/maps
chmod uoga=rw /opt/QtPalmtop/qpegps/maps/maps.txt
chmod uoga=rw /opt/QtPalmtop/qpegps/maps/sources.txt
chmod uoga=rw /opt/QtPalmtop/qpegps/tracks
chmod uoga=rw /opt/QtPalmtop/qpegps/tracks/places.txt

Posted by Voblin 2006-02-02

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