GPS-Share: New Open-Source Project For Sharing GPS On A LAN
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 29 May 2017 at 01:32 PM EDT. 13 Comments
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GPS-Share made its first release today, a GNOME-aligned project for sharing a GPS device on a LAN.

GPS-Share aims to make it possible to share a GPS device on a local network so that other non-GPS-enabled systems can make use of it. There's also a goal to enable support ofr standalone GPS devices to be enabled in Geoclue. GPS-Share can serve as a replacement to the GPSD and Gypsy projects.

At the moment GPS-Share just works with GPS devices that expose themselves as a serial port while USB GPS devices for now may need manual intervention.

GPS-Share is written in Rust. More details on the project via its announcement while for now the code is hosted on GitHub.
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