Can someone please give me a list of free and open source GIS desktop packages?
I'm a long-term user of ESRI software, and I now have a need to use free and open source software. I've been reading about Open Layers, PostgreSQL, PostGIS, GeoServer and MapServer but I can't find ...
I am making a map containing information about public transportation: busses, trams, etc. The map will have a layer containing for example the tram lines. Each line has its own colour, and is ...
I'm looking for open source alternatives to ArcCatalog. The software should run on both Win and Linux and support the usual file formats (shp, kml, gml, ...) and databases (especially PostGIS, ...
I have a polygon-shape in qgis-1.7.0 and want to fix overlays and gaps between the edges of adjacent polygons. See image below. Is there any automated way to do this in quantum-gis? Or any other ...
What are some of the features available in non-FOSS GIS software that you'd like to see in your favorite FOSS GIS
For example, a program I use (TransCAD) has the ability to do travel time matrices based on minimal data input, which is really useful if you're looking at doing back of the envelope type ...
I wrote a number of ArcGIS VBA automations in grad school; however, they're fully dependent on the ESRI SpatialAnalyst extension, which is not only closed-source but expensive to the point of ...
I'm new to this site which I find useful and refreshing until now. And to my question ( WARNING: it's a bit long, so you can skip right to the question two paragraphs down). I was educated in GIS ...