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Qgis globe plugin (2.16) missing on Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded from Qgis 2.14 to 2.16 and I can't get the Globe plugin to work. Apparently, under Ubuntu it is necessary to install it separately. But in the Ubuntugis repository, only version 2.14 ...
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Is it possible to extrude a vector layer with QGIS 2.16 Globe plugin?

With the new version of Qgis ( 2.16) it is stated that the extension was rewritten globe . Is it possible to extrude a vector layer with a height parameter and if it is possible to have the procedure?...
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Why is the Globe plugin missing in QGIS 2.17.0 master?

It seems that the 'Globe' plugin is missing in QGIS 2.17.0 master. Is this a bug or is there something I'm doing wrong:
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Web Mercator to 3d globe projection problems

I've been trying to use map tile images from services like OpenStreetMap to create a globe, and I've mostly succeeded. The problem is that when I compare my globe to one using the same image source ...
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How to add image to Globe using ArcObjects

I'm using ArcObjects 10.3 .NET. I need to programmatically add .jpg image to Globe. Image is not georeferenced, but I have four points for bounding polygon (not rectangle). What I need to do is ...
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Creating gores for globe?

I'm trying to convert an equirectangular map into a sinusoidal interrupted projection (with 10 or 20 degree gores) with the intention of making a globe with the gores once printed out. However, I'm ...
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Converting object's 2D Coordinates into World coordinates (Lat,Long)

I'm using Viz Artist to do this. Basically, I am trying to move an object along surface of the Globe. The object has its world position (Lat, long) plugin whereby it will appear as it is on the ...
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Projecting a world map on 6 segments to print on ball

Working with QGis and data from Natural Earth I would like to prepare a world map (1:50 000) for a globe that can be printed in 6 segments, which glued together build a ‘sphere’ (ball) according to ...
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Heatmap on globe - distortion problems

I want to display a heatmap (png) on a globe in an android app. The heatmap is generated programmatically. The heatmap consists of colored circles. I upload the png to geosserver and display it as ...
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How to create 3D globe images highlighting a specific country or 2D country map with capital?

I am building an Anki flashcard set that should contain country flags, names and (ideally) a 3D globe with the country outlined, as can be seen on Wikipedia. I've already completed the part that ...
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The WMS Access URLs and Data Format for viz.globe.gov

As I'm reading there are two popular formats for GIS data: KML and WMS. This tutorial says the access URL for the GLOBE WMS GetCapabilities is at http://viz.globe.gov/viz-bin/wmt.cgi?SERVICE=WMS&...
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Creating map gores in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone have clear instructions on creating gores for a globe in ArcGIS? I have tried to work with these: http://mappingcenter.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=ask.answers&q=1725 But have become lost....
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Globe on my Qgis doesn't work.

OS : osx 10.9.2 * I just operated a clean osx installation. Globe have never worked since I started to learn QGIS. When I tried globe, it terminated QGIS then a message(see below) occurred. Any ...
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What programs would allow for the mapping of a geoid in 3d?

I would like to find a method for plotting an exaggerated geoid (e.g. topography): I primarily use R for my work but would be interested in other open source software options (e.g. QGIS w/ GRASS). ...
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Failed to publish globe service on ArcGIS Server. Error 001369

I'm trying to publish a globe service on our ArcGIS Server and in ArcGlobe I get this error message "Failed to publish service." ---> Went to Results: [h=1]001369 : Failed to create the ...
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How did Nova create the globes in Earth From Space?

Nova recently aired Earth From Space on PBS. (I highly recommend it.) Also found here on youtube. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from earth-observing ...
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Can I use the globe plugin on a Windows OS and where can I find the plugin for QGIS?

I am trying to add my layers (health facilities and pertinent infrastructure within a region) to a 3D image of the landscape and someone recommended I use the Globe plugin. I can not find the Globe ...
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Why aren't 3D Globes used as the basis of GIS systems?

Maps have been around for thousands of years and have been widely accepted as the means of representing spatial information. We all know about several map projections,each with their merits and ...
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High Resolution Sinusoidal Interrupted Projection of the Earth

My grandfather built a rather large globe 10 years ago and never got to complete it (he started drawing about a fifth of it by hand and just gave up after that). I have been looking for a sinusoidal ...
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A globe without borders [closed]

I would very much like to purchase a globe that has no political borders. I don't want the continents all diced up into countries and I certainly don't want any names or labels: just the geography of ...
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QGIS Globe UnsupportedOperationException

My QGIS Globe is not working: After starting it, that massage pops up in a endless loop: UnsupportedOperationException: GeometryGraph::add(Geometry &): unknown geometry type: ...
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How much Water on Earth(USGS) : A Wrong Map representation?

I happened to read a USGS article, How much water is there on, in, and above the Earth? showing a representation of all the water(which includes water from Oceans, Seas,Bays,Ice caps, Glaciers, ...
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What projections should I use to make my own Globe?

Searching for an answer to this question, I found instructions posted by Gulf of Maine Research Institute showing how to create a globe. Using manual methods ... What approach would I take to ...
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Where can I find a high quality real globe of a decent size without axis?

I'm trying to find a physical globe of a high map quality that doesn't have any axis or bearings as the axis mounted on standard desk globes completely obscures the arctic regions. High-quality map ...
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List of Virtual Globes

I kept a listing of virtual globes in 2005 and 2006, but it's now woefully out of date http://geography2.blogspot.com/2005/11/listing-of-virtual-globes.html. Today, the main four seem to be: Google ...