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Getting data from the GPS dongle

The Globalsat ND100 is a simple, well documented USB GPS dongle, that works out of the box on the Raspberry. One of the main reasons I chose this dongle :)
Basically, what all these simple GPS dongles do, is emulate a USB to serial device. After plugging it in to your Raspberry, you’ll probably end up finding something like this in the dmesg output:

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