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Re: GPSD 3.23~rc1 connection to GPS

From: Charles Curley
Subject: Re: GPSD 3.23~rc1 connection to GPS
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2021 21:32:31 -0600

On Fri, 6 Aug 2021 20:57:28 -0700
Aranza Shaccid Leon <> wrote:

> I've attempted to open the file /etc/default/gpsd, but I'm afraid I
> don't have this.

Ah. I went back to your first email. You installed with

> git clone
>  scons --config=force && scons install
> cd gpsd
>  scons && scons check && scons udev-install

One thing that that installation does not do is
install /etc/default/gpsd. So you get to do it manually. I just went
through this myself....

* Copy from the git repo gpsd/packaging/deb/
  to /etc/default/gpsd.

* Edit /etc/default/gpsd. Replace @RUNDIR@ with your run directory. On
  my Debian box, that's /run. Check to be sure that's correct for your

* Permissions should be:

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root

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