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scaling of results: the comparing of osm-files for a few days - a statistical approach

i am pretty new to Geographic-information Systems so do not bear with me if i ask newby questions: i am interested in gatherin information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is ...
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schools: how are they tagged - with the same method all over the world?

are all schools tagged in the same way? or do some countries do use a specal tag-(system)? update: thanks to the responders: what does this mean ...
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complete list of poi-types in Germany

look for a complete list of poi-types I use foursquare because it contains a lot of POIs. Which database do you use when you need a point of interest in North America? Which database you use for ...
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overpass-api or osmconvert: which method is more appropiate to use for files from 10 to 400 mb?

new to openstreetmap and this technology. update: some mentioned postgis: well - The database schema of postgis allready contains the following tables: nodes, ways, relations, node_tags, way_tags, ...
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How to set up an offline maps viewer application on linux?

I'm having an 8-years old notebook (pentium 4 3Ghz 1Gb Ram) with Debian (installed recently), I just want to be able to navigate through the map around 1-2 cities, with ability to seek adresses and ...
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slow import via osm2pgsql to postgresql database

I try to import berlin.osm (33Mb) into the postgres database 9.1 via osm2pgsql. My desktop is mem 2Gb,proc 2Ghz,hdd 60Gb, RHEL6u2x64. This process is so slowly in particular when I'm going over ...
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How to import OSM data into Postgres DB using osm2pgsql in Linux?

I'm using the following command to import an osm file into a Postgres DB using Linux: osm2pgsql -v -a -U user -S default.style -d routing myfile.osm I got the following error: Setting up table: ...
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Open Street Map “no map for: default”

I'm hitting my head off a wall! I Have installed renderd and mapnik on Debain squeeze v6.0.5. Renderd(version 0.7.1) is starting without error. But when I request the /osm_tiles2/0/0/0.png . The ...
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How to generate an image from OSM on command line?

Is there a GNU/Linux command line tool that allows to generate an image file from OSM, preferably as an SVG?
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Cutting up a shape file into smaller parts

I've downloaded the 350MB coastline shape file from Openstreetmap, but I really would like to work with a small part of them, is there a way to generate a shapefile of a small area. I'm using MacOSX ...