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I am trying to create a Standalone QGis Application using python. I was able to create the nice looking shapeviewer application by following the steps here.

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Now I would like to deploy this in another system. Considering this is a small application, how can i keep the installation to a smaller size in the target machine? I would like to explore the possibility of not having to install QGis to run such a simple application. Is this possible?

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I just would like to point out since you are planning to distribute an application created using QGIS libraries that QGIS is GPL licensed. –  Jamie Mar 12 '13 at 13:28
    
@jamie yes..app is gpl –  vinayan Mar 12 '13 at 13:54

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You will need the QGIS libraries, along with Qt and PyQt. You didn't mention what OS you are deploying for, but take a look at bb-freeze (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/bbfreeze/) and py2app (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/py2app/) for a way to bundle up the needed dependencies.

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great pleasure to see an answer from you..it is for linux(ubuntu 12.04) –  vinayan Mar 14 '13 at 15:31

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