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Old 07-15-2011
GPS-Tracker script [Android]

Hi UNIX-Forum!

I don't know if this is the right Forum for my question, but since Android technically is a UNIX-based system...

I have a rooted Android and a Terminal emulator and bash installed.
I wanted to write a little script for my android that activates GPS, gets the location and sends it via SMS to another phone.
My first problem is that I can't find anywhere how to activate GPS from the shell. Is it even possible? There should be something, no?

Many thanks if someone could help me on this kind of special Topic!
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Old 07-15-2011
Welcome!

Yes, Android is technically a kind of Linux/Unix; but we don't yet have a core of Android programmers posting here.

I wish we did ! Smilie
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Old 07-15-2011
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Originally Posted by Neo
Welcome!

Yes, Android is technically a kind of Linux/Unix; but we don't yet have a core of Android programmers posting here.

I wish we did ! Smilie
Android is a fantastic plattform IMO Smilie
I began yesterday getting deeper into it and am stunned by the possibilities!

I just found your Posts about Android Scripting, looks really interesting. Maybe that's gonna help me.
This User Gave Thanks to al0x For This Post:
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Old 07-15-2011
Thanks. I would really appreciate it if you could share your step by step Android programming knowledge here in our forums so we can all learn from you. I just got my second Android phone and plan to eventually turn the first one to my rooted development platform.

Maybe we can all learn together.
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