+Maddy-OCM Posted June 17, 2010 Share Posted June 17, 2010 (edited) Hi I'm half of team maddy82. I'm an Ubuntu user and haven't really been satisfied with what's available to geocachers on the Linux side of things, mostly a combo of command line tools and using QTLandeKarte (the Linux equivalent to Mapsource). I also played a little with Cache901, which is multi platform but not quite what I was hoping for. So being a professional software developer for a living, I've started writing my own program, which is still at an alpha stage but far enough along now that I'm announcing it here. You'll need a GPX enabled machine like a Colorado/Oregon for 0.13, 0.14 will introduce GPSBabel integration. For the Americans, you'll also have to live with metric measurements at this stage. If you have any objections to the mono framework you should probably pass on my app. Project website: https://sourceforge.net/projects/opencachemanage/ I've just released version 0.13, and will keep updating every Sundayish until I get my todo list done. At that point I'll move the project to a Beta and release .deb packages for Ubuntu and possibly a binary install for other Linux variants. Here's the correct steps for Ubuntu 9.04/9.10. It won't work on Ubuntu 10.04 yet (different version of Webkit, the browser used to show a map), and the steps are different for RPM based distributions like Fedora. Get Additional Dependencies This only needs to be done once 1) Open a terminal window 2) Type "sudo apt-get install mono-gmcs" 3) Type "sudo apt-get install libwebkit1.0-cil" 4) Type "sudo apt-get install libgtkhtml3.16-cil" Build and Install 1) Get the latest Source package from the project site (http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencachemanage/) 2) Extract the file to your home directory or another location 3) Open a terminal window 4) CD into the directory where you extracted the above 5) Type "./configure" 6) Type "sudo make install" Once that is complete, you should see "Open Cache Manager" in your Applications menu under "Internet" You might have issues with GPXs exported from GSAK. Upgrade GSAK to the latest version first. Here are the current still to do items: - Bookmark lists (kinda like GSAK saved filters) - Cache notes - Attributes for GPX 1.0.1 - Import LOC files - Documentation - Process Field Notes from supported devices - GPSBabel integration (coming in 0.14) - Moving caches between DBs - Print a cache listing - Extendibility support for user created tools - Various bugs and tweaks Edited June 17, 2010 by maddy82 Quote Link to comment
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