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GPS not Connecting

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Re: GPS not Connecting

#11 Post by GuiGuy » Sat May 13, 2017 3:06 pm

towwire wrote:Funny, I installed opencpn on my desktop machine and just plug-in the usb, It put a symbol on the back ground about where I live, Lat & long seem to be correct, Did not install gpsd.
Is it the same usb as the one on the laptop?

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Re: GPS not Connecting

#12 Post by towwire » Sat May 13, 2017 3:27 pm

I just unplugged from the laptop and plug into usb port on my desktop,

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$ inxi -F
System:    Host: mx16 Kernel: 4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.12.2
           Distro: MX-16_x64 Metamorphosis 12 December 2016
Machine:   Device: desktop System: Gigabyte product: N/A
           Mobo: Gigabyte model: F2A88X-UP4 v: x.x
           UEFI: American Megatrends v: F8a date: 12/14/2015
CPU:       Dual core AMD A10-7850K Radeon R7 12 Compute Cores 4C+8G (-HT-MCP-) cache: 4096 KB 
           clock speeds: max: 3700 MHz 1: 2400 MHz 2: 1700 MHz 3: 3700 MHz 4: 1700 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Kaveri [Radeon R7 Graphics]
           Display Server: X.Org 1.16.4 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1200@59.95hz
           GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on AMD KAVERI (DRM 2.45.0 / 4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64, LLVM 3.8.1)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 12.0.3
Audio:     Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-2 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Kaveri HDMI/DP Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64
Network:   Card: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver: r8169
           IF: eth0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: 74:d4:35:57:f2:98
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 2000.4GB (9.1% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST1000DM003 size: 1000.2GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: ST1000DM003 size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 16G used: 7.8G (53%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: /home size: 39G used: 31G (86%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda3
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 23.8C mobo: N/A gpu: 23.0
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 218 Uptime: 2 days Memory: 1433.0/31115.6MB Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.8 

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Re: GPS not Connecting

#13 Post by GuiGuy » Sat May 13, 2017 4:10 pm

I wonder if anybody can explain this inconsistent behaviour: it's a complete mystery to me :confused: :frown:

BTW I have this working well on my eeePC901 netbook using MX15 with the U-blox7 dongle :cool:
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