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Using QGIS Icons in Private Projects

I am looking at a software development project where we will make the software open source. The GUI will have icons, and I like the look and feel of some of the icons on QGIS 2.0. Are there any ...
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ArcGIS License question: Any restrictions on calling arcpy from non-esri web service?

I recently saw some success calling a python geoprocessing script from Node.js. I was also thinking of using flask instead of an arcgis server geoprocessing service. Does anybody know if there are ...
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How can I retrieve a list of the most used GIS software?

I would like to know how many user use a GIS software and compile a list of the most used GIS software. I thought to use the download counter of the sites but this is quite inaccurate how can I ...
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Update license for enterprise geodatabase with GP/Python?

I am attaching dozens of database files to a SQL Server instance and then I have to run sdesetup command to update the geodatabase license by pointing to my ArcGIS Server license. I am trying to find ...
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What does “You do not have necessary license to run tool” mean when ArcGIS extension installed and activated?

I just purchased ArcGIS for Home Use 10.2 and installed and activated the extensions with the codes I received from Esri. The ArcGIS Administrator says Yes for Installed and Authorized, and even has ...
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Webmap app using geoserver must have source code open?

We have a Webmap that uses geoserver + geoExt + openLayers. Even though the JavaScript code is not obfuscated or compressed, at the moment we do not intend to have a place were someone can got and ...
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How many geodatabases per ArcGIS Server license?

I need to create and authorize a new ESRI ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. Our organization has an existing ArcGIS Server license that has already authorized one ESRI ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. Will ...
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Can OpenGeo Suite be deployed in production environment (using WAR package) for free? [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to use OpenGeo Suite in production environment (using the WAR package) for free? Actually we are planning to deploy on a glassfish (alternatively Tomcat) container openGeo ...
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Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME?

Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME? I dont think it is but when i run a simple startup/shutdown script in FME I am getting these error messages. This ...
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arcgis 10.0 extensions not getting authorized after reinstall

I have reinstalled ArcGIS 10.0 and trying to authorized ArcEditor and other extensions. I am able to authorized ArcEditor whereas extensions are not getting authorized. Any idea? Thanks in advance.
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Can I sell maps to third parties if I have Google Earth Pro License?

Not sure if this question is suitable for SE but I can't find answers anywhere else. I work as a GIS Analyst for a mining company that has its own GEPro license. As part of my job, I make PDF maps, ...
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Mosaic tool not licensed?

I am very new to arcgis in general, and am having trouble stiching several rasters together. I know that the mosaic tool can do this, but when I try to create a new mosaic dataset I get the error ...
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Google teardrop patented [closed]

We want to indicate a point on a map and like the idea of using a teardrop but it seems that google has the teardrop idea patented (http://www.google.com/patents/USD645052 ...
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Can't install ArcGIS License Manager 10.1 on Win Server 2003

i try to install a License Manager on a Windows 2003 Server. The setup starts, everything looks fine. When i press "next" the setup crashes, the setup window closes. No error. No entry in the event ...
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Change ArcGIS License using Script [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10 and we have three different servers for accessing concurrent use licenses of ArcView, ArcEditor and ArcInfo. So, whenever I need to switch to other product, I have close ...
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How to handle licenses when reinstalling ArcGIS 10.1 after computercrash?

In our student organisation we are having some issues with ArcGIS 10.1. When a computer crashes with ArcGIS 10.1 and with a valid student license for one year, is it possible to reinstall it after the ...
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Can the OpenGeo Community Edition be used in a commercial project?

I would like to know if the Community edition of OpenGeo Suite can be used in a commercial project? And, if so, what are the conditions of use for the Community edition?
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How to upgrade from Windows 7 to 8 without losing ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 Student Version License?

I have Arc GIS installed in my windows 7 with 1 year license key student version.I have recently installed licensed Arc GIS 1 month ago.Now i want to update my laptop to windows 8. Now after ...
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Google maps and Ordnance Survey derived data licence restrictions

Current Status: You can't use data derived from restricted licence OS data with Google Maps. There's been an on-going question about whether it is legal to display data derived from Ordnance Survey ...
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number of arcgis server users for CAL-based backends

The licenses for our organization's MS SQL and ArcGIS Server are such: MS SQL: CAL ArcGIS Server: enterprise Are the number of users that can be served still limited to the number of CALs present in ...
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How do I find license number for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a machine with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.0 installed on it. I need to find out which license it's using. The machine is single use ArcEditor and was authorized online. How can I find what the ...
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ArcGIS ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed in arcpy

I try to run the Zonal Statistic as a Table through arcpy and it gives me: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed. Here is the doc for the function: ...
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About google map licensing

We are having a client which is looking to develop a service provider directory , which will be provided free of cost to end users nothing commercial for end users they can use it with out any ...
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Arcobjects initializing license error

I have ArcObjects .NET code that is running on a machine with ArcGIS for Server 10.1. The application worked on the dev server. But when I moved to Test server, I am not able to initialize the ...
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Binding to ArcGIS for server

I am building a stand alone .NET applications using ArcObjects. I want to run it on the server, where I have ArcGIS for Server. I am trying to bind the license at runtime to the ArcGIS server ...
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configuration de gestionnaire de license arcgis desktop 10 lors de l'installation

At the end of the installation of ArcGIS Desktop 10, we need to configure the license server administration. We find a problem when we write "localhost" as administrator of the license. Le nom du ...
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How is the legal situation for edited maps?

I am currently working on a commercial GIS project and have a lot of uncertainties regarding legal situations and terms of use for different maps. For example, the data of eurostat does not allow a ...
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MapInfo License Server - Can It Serve Multiple Versions of MapInfo

I have a MapInfo License Server Utility that serves 30+ MI v10.5 concurrent licenses across my organisation. v11.5 has now landed on my desk (with new serial numbers and access codes), so can I ...
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Esri ArcGIS Server Maintenance

I am looking at our quote from Esri and am not sure on the difference between two items on the quote. They are: ArcGIS for Server Workgroup Standard One Core Additional Migrated Maintenance Start ...
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Licensing for ArcGIS Server?

I need help on buying 1 x ArcGIS 10 for Server licenses for a production environment. We have three servers with below configurations: Server 1 - 8 core, 24GB, 64-bit OS, Windows 2008 Server R2 ...
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Can I publish a Bing map from OpenLayer Plugin in my thesis?

I have QuantumGIS 1.8.0. I made a map that I'd like to use in my thesis. I made it using Bing road layer map. I found it in open layers plugin. Do I have the rights to publish the map as a part of my ...
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Is there a way to take an Extension License from another user in ArcMap/ArcCatalog?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 and need a specific extension that's activated on another user's machine. Is there a script or other tool available to re-claim this license?
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How to cite Geospatial Data that has been edited?

I used data from the Ordnance Survey for some maps I created. License information for the Ordnance Survey says to cite OS data like this: Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database ...
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Question about licence

I would like to ask about the licence. This software is presented as "Open Source Geographic Information System". But it is free also for company? Can I use it for creation of commercial maps in my ...
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Problem Initializing License for ArcEngine application

I have written an ArcEngine application using vb.net and Visual Studio 2010. When I initially started the code, I indicated an ArcInfo license was available during the project setup. This worked ...
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How do I interpret ESRI Licensing options to correctly build a quote that matches my requirements? [closed]

I don't know why ESRI licensing is so complicated, has so many options, and is so very poorly explained. The cynic in me says this is to force any potential customer to start a conversation with a ...
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Do Different ArcGIS for Desktop License Levels Process Faster?

At my job, I have access to all three levels of ArcGIS licensing on my computer. Does the license you are using in ArcMap make a difference on the speed of ArcMap? I'm pretty sure that the drawing ...
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Which registry key holds the license type in ArcGIS 10.x?

I'm unable to change my license type (ArcView, ArcEditor or ArcInfo) in ArcGIS 10.0 using the Desktop Administrator due to permissions restrictions. I'm trying to use the back-door method of changing ...
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What are OpenStreetMap license requirements?

We are planning to mix OpenStreetMap (OSM) layers with our own layers and afterwards to build an application which will perform common GIS tasks. Assuming we are allowed to mix our layer and OSM ...
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Can Quantum GIS (QGIS) be used behind a paywall or barrier page?

The company I work for is a pay-for-subscription news website. Is it legal to use Quantum GIS (QGIS) to host maps that would be only available on our site to paying subscribers? I'm having trouble ...
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Create custom locator file - what license level of ArcDesktop do I need?

I would like to create custom locators in ArcDesktop to circumvent this problem: Why doesn't US One Address locator style have city, state or zip code fields? So I am going to buy a copy of ...
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ArcGIS License - ArcInfo level license set during python script execution vs via Desktop Administrator

We have an ArcInfo floating license available. Can I check out an ArcInfo level license via arcpy. Here, from the arcgis help, it says you can import a license level for stand-alone scripts. If a ...
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Is it possible to try Esri Developer Network (EDN) without purchasing license?

Albeit using QGIS for most of my GIS tasks, I still use ArcMap for final map production. I am curious and would like to test out EDN. According to Esri the annual subscription is $1,500. I'm not sure ...
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Can File Geodatabase API be Redistributed?

Esri's file geodatabase API can now be used with GDAL/OGR - http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_filegdb.html however each individual seems to have to login to Esri and download the API files individually. For ...
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Printing maps from OpenLayers with a Google Maps base layer

I need to implement an automatic pdf report generator on a web site. In the generated pdf file I need to insert images from maps extracted from OpenLayers with a Google Map base layer. On top of ...
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Which arcgis extensions do you find most useful? [closed]

Which arcgis extensions do you find most useful? The institution I work is trying out arcgis for the first time and they asked me to come up with a list of the most useful extensions available. ...
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MapQuest License

I read the license of Geodata provider (facebook, foursquare...) but I don't understand what it means: LICENSE FROM YOU TO MAPQUEST. If you upload any data, feedback, ideas, suggestions, ...
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Does the 'FLEXLM_TIMEOUT' environment variable work with ArcGIS 10 Desktop?

In earlier versions of ArcGIS, you could create/set the FLEXLM_TIMEOUT to a higher value for slower connections. I'm currently trying to troubleshoot a system (one where I have minimal control) with ...
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Obtaining trial version of ArcGIS Publisher?

I would like to save my MXD files as PMFs. I don't have a license of ArcGIS, only the 60-day trial. Is there a similar trial for the Publisher? I understand that's the only way to save PMF files ...
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Using ArcGIS Online Base Maps without Esri Software?

Since the end of January 2011: "ArcGIS Online map services are available at no cost regardless of use." - http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgisonline/standard-maps.html However, the ...