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OSGeo-Live 9.5 Released

osgeolive_menu6 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 every major software package on the disk, translated into twelve languages. LINK

New Applications:
Project Jupyter (formerly the IPython Notebook) with examples
istSOS – Sensor Observation Service
NASA World Wind – Desktop Virtual Globe

Twenty-two geospatial programs have been updated to newer versions, including:

QGIS 2.14 LTR with more than one hundred new features added or improved since the last QGIS LTR release (version 2.8), sponsored by dozens of geospatial data providers, private sector companies and public sector governing bodies around the world.
MapServer 7.0 with major new features, including complex filtering being pushed to the database backends, labeling performance and the ability to render non-latin scripts per layer. See the complete list of new features
Cesium JavaScript library for world-class 3D globes and maps
PostGIS 2.2 with optional SFCGAL geometry engine
GeoNetwork 3.0

Analytics and Geospatial Data Science:
R geostatistics
Python reference libraries including Iris, SciPy, PySAL, geoPandas

About OSGeo-Live

OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable USB flash drive, DVD and Virtual Machine, pre-installed with robust open source geospatial software, which can be trialled without installing any software.

• Over 50 quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
• Free world maps and sample datasets
• Project Overview and step-by-step Quickstart for each application
• Lightning presentation of all applications, along with speaker’s script
• Overviews of key OGC standards
• Translations to multiple languages
• Based upon the rock-solid Lubuntu 14.04 LTS GNU/Linux distribution, combined with the light-weight LXDE desktop interface for ease of use.

Download details:
Post release glitches collected here: