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friendsd2: displays GPS position on a map


friendsd2 - displays GPS position on a map


friendsd2 [options]

About this manual page

This manual page explain the basic functions of Friendsd2 for GpsDrive and some additional info.


Friendsd2 is a central daemon which takes UDP packets from gpsdrive clients and stores them. Later he sends them back to all the connecte gpsd-client so they can show all the Geo-Locations of all other users connected to this friendsd. One central friendsd is running at


The current friendsd can only hold a limited number of users, since he sends only one UDP packet to the client for response.


Fritz Ganter


This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.


Copyright (c) 2001-2007 by Fritz Ganter
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.