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Route Planning on Linux

Hi I have been searching the forums and looking to see if there is any software of a similar nature to autoroute that I can use on my Acer Aspire One running Linux

I really do like the idea of the Linux Os but I find myself being drawn back to windows by lack of suitable software. Does anyone know of anything out there?

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Hi I have been searching the forums and looking to see if there is any software of a similar nature to autoroute that I can use on my Acer Aspire One running Linux
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Why not use one of the systems such as via michelin online? or did you mean on the road ?
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Yes thats what it looks like being. I was wondering if there was anything that wasn't dependant on being online though.
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Mapfactor Navigator

Not sure if they still do but Mapfactors Navigator software used to be available for Linux
Ive used it as a demo on a PC and the software is very good
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Just for your info, if you do go back to xp, I have an aspire one with ssd drive and mapsource runs well on it, as does xp. I put portable apps on it to conserve disk spave and unnecessary rubbish.

PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB drives

I think linux stayed on mine for about 5hrs from opening the box! I have just ordered a gig of additional ram from crucial for £9.19 delivered. So that should make it even better. Acer do xp driver for it.
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