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osm-gps-map by nzjrs

A Gtk+ Widget for Displaying OpenStreetMap tiles.

A Gtk+ widget (and Python bindings) that when given GPS co-ordinates, draws a GPS track, and points of interest on a moving map display. Downloads map data from a number of websites, including The library has excellent performance and is currently used in a number of Gtk+ and Maemo applications.

Currently supports a number of different mapping sources

It also has the following features


Install Instructions

osm-gps-map should be packaged by your distibution. On Debian, Ubuntu or similar, you can install using the following;

sudo apt-get install libosmgpsmap-dev python-osmgpsmap

Installing From Source

To build from source on Linux you will need to install the following dependencies;

Once the dependencies have been installed you can build osm-gps-map. On Linux perform the following;

./configure; make; make install #C library
cd python; ./configure; make; make install #Python bindings

Installing and Running on Windows (gtk+-2.24 only)

To run or build on Windows you will need to install the following;


You may download any of the following archives

You can also clone the project with Git by running:

$ git clone git://