sudo apt-get install gpsd gpsd-clients
sudo apt-get install navit
edit /etc/navit/navit.xml masp section for downloaded openmaps you will need root priveliges
sudo dpkg-reconfigure gpsd
when it asks for the location enter
find navit in the menu under accessories
in a terminal enter, to activate the gps
sudo gpsd -n /dev/ttyUSB0
A red light will start flashing when the Earthmate is plugged in. When you enter the
sudo gpsd /dev/ttyUSB0 the light should change to green. even Navit is not showing a map you can go into >Actions you will see a planet with coordinates above it. if they equal you r location then the GPS is working. Use the internet to find your coordinates to compare.
New settings in navit.xml. GPS activates on program opening. Maps set correctly but still do not show.
I am still trying to get the map working in navit. The GPS is working and giving coordinates!