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Archive of posts filed under the OSGeo Live category.

OSM Software Meta

There is a non-obvious relationship of big engines like Mapnik, and the rest of Openstreetmap activity. While building OSGeo-Live v10, I am trying to make sense of “the whole of openstreetmap software” — to make a map of it, so to speak.. but a map of logical groupings, by purpose, and weighted by popularity and […]

OSGeo-Live 9.5 Released

The OSGeo Community has announced immediate availability of the OSGeo-Live reference distribution of geospatial open-source software, version 9.5. OSGeo-Live is available now as both 32-bit and 64-bit .iso images, as well as a 64-bit Virtual Machine (VM), ready to run. Users across the globe can depend on OSGeo-Live, which includes overview and introductory examples for […]

Debian 7 Repos Added

A small email went by today, bringing big news…    From: Jerome Villeneuve Larouche \ To: “ubuntu@lists.osgeo.org” \ Subject: [Ubuntu] DebianGIS Repo Hello everyone, This is a small message to tell you that the DebianGIS repo for Debian Wheezy is up and that every package on it is up-to-date! Everything is built against stable so […]

2013 Nottingham Workshops Begin

Data Characterization and the Live

People may already know about the OSGeo Live project. Its a great base as a VM since a) it is stable and very well tested, and b) it has much software installed, but in a way that is transparent through install scripts, so customization is as straightforward as it gets.. I was faced with a […]