Poor Maps

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Poor Maps is an application for Sailfish OS to display tiled maps (e.g. OpenStreetMap), places and routes with a flexible selection of data and service providers.

Offline maps, search and routing is possible with OSM Scout Server. Poor Maps will list OSM Scout Server among the providers if you have it installed. For it work, you'll also need to have the server running and a map database on your device. See the OSM Scout Server documentation for details.

Source code and issue tracker are available at GitHub. Translations at Transifex. Discussion at TMO.

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Application versions: 
AttachmentSizeDate
harbour-poor-maps-0.29-1.noarch.rpm378.24 KB15/06/2017 - 22:42
harbour-poor-maps-0.30-1.noarch.rpm377.75 KB27/06/2017 - 02:48
harbour-poor-maps-0.31-1.noarch.rpm409.43 KB09/07/2017 - 22:36

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sfbsfb's picture

I just biked from Berlin to København navigating with poormaps. It worked great, thanks for your work.

Caballlero's picture

PoorMaps - translations not work any more in Jämsänjoki EA

monkeyisland's picture

Hi on my device jolla 1 its only English Language. But my device is in German Language. I mean it was translated? I updatet my device to 2.1.1.23

otsaloma's picture
otsaloma's picture

A German German (de_DE) translation is included and should load automatically. There's a comment somewhere below about a Polish translation not loading for someone. It's possible there's a bug in translation loading, but I can't reproduce it. I haven't updated to 2.1.1 myself yet, but that's unlikely to affect this.

eson's picture

It's the same for Swedish. Translation don't work. Trying to translate the OSM Scout Server users guide, so I really need a working Poor Maps translation for taking Swedish screen shots.

sfbsfb's picture

Looking forward to this. But still a very good app.

sfbsfb's picture

Is there a way to import gpx tracks? Would be so useful.

otsaloma's picture

Not yet. It's planned, but closer to the back than front of the queue.

https://github.com/otsaloma/poor-maps/issues/27

paolomi's picture

HI :) two questions: 1- how can i search a place by "latitude, longitude"? in "search" it doesn't work.  2-and is it possible to call poor maps from a script or an external program to display a given "latitude, longitude" ?  sorry for my english, i hope i was clear. Many thanks :)

otsaloma's picture
  1. The search supports geo links, so you can type e.g. "geo:60.168671,24.940924" to find the place at those coordinates. It's not really intuitive, but has been added mostly to accomodate copy-pasting.
  2. No. As a QML + Python app, Poor Maps is launched with command "sailfish-qml harbour-poor-maps" and sailfish-qml unfortunately doesn't support command line arguments.
paolomi's picture

1. i forgot "geo:", now it works! many thanks! :-)

objectifnul's picture

How do I install qt5-plugin-geoservices-here? (After OS upgrade to 2.0.5.6, previously installed PoorMaps 0.26-1 disappeared and none of available packages above could be reinstalled).

EDIT: I just realized that Jolla maps also disappeared. So I reinstalled it from Harbour. This restored «libqtgeoservices_here.so», allowing to reinstall poor-maps.

tth123's picture

Sorry, but could you give more details on installing 'Jolla maps' from Harbour? I did not find with the search. I'm using Sailfish OS 2.1.

objectifnul's picture
pkcon install sailfish-maps

(currently, this will install version 1.1.22.2-10.41.1 with its dependencies, including qt5-plugin-geoservices-here)

moofang's picture

On Intex Aqua Fish, sailfish-maps isn't available, but I was able to install Poor Maps after a zypper refresh - apparently the repository info wasn't up to date.

js111's picture

There was possibility to use Digitransit navigation for walking for some versions ago. Now it works only with transportation vehicles. It was giving the greatest cycling routes at least in Helsinki area.

otsaloma's picture

I noticed the same problem with walking trips yesterday. It's fixed in the development version now.

https://github.com/otsaloma/poor-maps/commit/b2d2431a34df3e62bea41cfa459...

Regarding cycling, Digitransit actually has that too. I could perhaps add it.

https://digitransit.fi/en/developers/services-and-apis/1-routing-api/bic...

objectifnul's picture

Still unable to upgrade from 0.26-1 to any newer release ("nothing provides qt5-plugin-geoservices-here"), even after pkcon refresh + version --dup

(currently running 2.0.4.14, waiting for final 2.1.x release)

otsaloma's picture

Yes, true, you need to upgrade your OS if you want to use versions 0.26.205 or later.

UiPo1goo's picture

There is only still 2.0.5.6 available on my Jolla. Which release is needed beginning for which version, please? Thank you.

otsaloma's picture

Version 0.26.205 and later require Sailfish OS 2.0.5 "Haapajoki" or later. And vice versa, if you have Sailfish OS 2.0.5 or later, you need Poor Maps 0.26.205 or later. So, if you have 2.0.5.6 (which apparently is the final 2.0.5), the latest versions of Poor Maps should work.

The cause for the requirement is the Nokia map plugin renamed HERE. I cannot work around that change, so the requirement is not going to change.

p_pahare's picture

in SailfishOs 2.1 EA It is working but map is not loading , showing either white screen or distorted pixels on zooming

otsaloma's picture

There's at least a PyOtherSide bug. I'm working on a work-around.

https://together.jolla.com/question/156736/

atlochowski's picture

Polish translation is complete now.

otsaloma's picture

Thanks.

danfin's picture

for some reason, warehouse insists on offering 0.26.1 which it cannot install (in OS 2.0.5.6): Status: dep-resolution-failed

otsaloma's picture

Download stats tell me that almost all downloads today are 0.26.205, so the repository should be working fine. Maybe you need to refresh something. I don't use Warehouse myself, I don't know the details.

soson's picture

i am getting same error (2.5.0.6 - Jolla 1, Jolla Tablet) even with version 0.26.205

nothing provides qt5-plugin-geoservices-here needed by harbour-poor-maps-0.26.205-1.noarch

otsaloma's picture

Please see the exact same question and my answer below: https://openrepos.net/comment/16356#comment-16356

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