mtkbabel - Tool for managing i-Blue 747 and compatible GPS data loggers

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Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name mtkbabel
Package version
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 135 B
Download size 25.14 KB
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MTKBabel is a command line program to operate the i-Blue 747 GPS data logger.
It should work also with other GPS devices based on the MediaTek MTK chipset.
For instance the Holux M-241 GPS data logger, the Holux M-1200E, as well as
the 747 A+ GPS Trip Recorder, are also known to work.
The main features are:
- Command line interface
- Save data log in GPX and raw binary format
- If required retrieve all the data, also the old one being overlapped
- Change logging criteria: time, distance, speed
- Change log format
- START/STOP logging
- Set OVERLAP or STOP method on memory full
- Erase the internal memory


Package Version Architecture Repository
mtkbabel_0.8.3.1-1_all.deb all Ubuntu Universe
mtkbabel - - -


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libdevice-serialport-perl -
libtimedate-perl -


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Binary Package mtkbabel_0.8.3.1-1_all.deb
Source Package mtkbabel

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mtkbabel deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mtkbabel



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