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Do you want to make your own Car tracker ? If you say yes, This tutorial is for you.

  1. Firstly, Connect your Raspberry Pi to internet and run sudo apt-get update to update your Raspberry Pi
  2. We should stop getty service on Raspbian.
    1. For non Raspberry Pi 3 machines, remember it’s /dev/ttyAMA0 that is linked to the getty (console) service. So you need to perform this command from a terminal window:
    2. For Raspberry Pi 3’s the command is similar but referencing /dev/ttyS0:
    3. You also need to remove the console from the cmdline.txt. If you edit this with:
      • sudo nano /boot/cmdline.txt


        remove the line: console=serial0,115200 and save and reboot for changes to take effect.
    4. You also need to enable uart with edit /boot/config.txt file
      • sudo nano /boot/config.txt and add enable_uart=1 to bottom of file then save and reboot for changes to take effect.
  3. Download source code
    • wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sixfab/rpiShields/master/tutorials/tutorial8/GpsTracker.py
  4. Make it executable
    • sudo chmod +x GpsTracker.py
  5. Run it
    • sudo python GpsTracker.py

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