On Friday 14 March 2008, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: >Gene Heskett wrote: >> On Friday 14 March 2008, [email protected] wrote: >>> I am looking for advice, as part of my migration from Windows, to find a >>> good replacement for my Delorme Street Atlas program, which only runs in >>> Windows. Even though I would prefer to get free open source software, >>> due to the dependability I need it to have, I am not ruling out >>> purchasing commercial software for Linux if it needs be. It is for my >>> laptop computer for when we need to make road trips. I have tried a >>> number of software packages including Navit and others, which crash >>> easily and a lot, but have yet to find one that even has half the >>> stability I need. Any suggestions? >>> >>> Bradley >> >> google for roadnav, I used it just a few months ago for a 3000 mile trip >> with the lappy riding in the shotgun seat hooked to my now elderly garmin >> 12 gps. > >One thing - make sure you load all the maps you are going to need >before you leave unless you have an Internet connection on the road. > >Mikkel Definitely, I wish it just pulled them all, that menu is a drag, county by county. -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Caution: breathing may be hazardous to your health.