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Does charactermarkersymbol work differently in linux?

I have just started working in GIS. i am trying to project an aeroplane glyph font (character index=111) using charactermarkersymbol but unable to do it in linux. I am getting the same spherical ...
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How to open a ESRI geodatabase in QGIS (Ubuntu)?

So far I have found instructions on stack exchange but they are for windows. And so far the information I have found is for windows. I currently have Ubuntu 13.04 Raring tail. I am using qgis 1.8. I ...
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Loading PGadmin III GUI Linux

Having tested out the functionality of OpenGeo Suite Community, I have installed the Linux version on my Centos 5 Server. However unlike in windows the dashboard is greyed out for Post GIS. I believe ...
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Linux alternatives to visualize and analyze LiDAR datasets

For a long time I have been using softwares based in Windows to visualize and analyze LiDAR data sets for forest application. Recently I have started to move all my work to Ubuntu platform, but I'm ...
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QGIS plugin WORKS under Windows but NOT under Linux. How to get fîle path properly under Linux?

I am currently working on a QGIS plugin which depits node to node discreet flows. Let' say adaption of Tobler's Flow Mapper to QGIS. Plugin currently tested and working under Windows. But not under ...
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Unable to install QGIS 1.8 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Can someone please walk me through installing qgis on Ubuntu 13.04. I keep getting 1.7 no matter what I do and I would like 1.8 if possible. I am a new Linux user. This was addressed in a previous ...
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Oracle Spatial support QGIS 1.9-0-Master (Ubuntu)

I just installed QGIS 1.9.0-Master (Build 480) on a Ubuntu virtual machine. I am running/compiled against GDAL/OGR 1.9.2. My question is why I cannot add Oracle Spatial Layers as I am able to do ...
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install opengeo on Arch Linux

I am trying to install the opengeo suite (community) for a project I have. The thing is that my Linux distribution is Arch Linux, for which the package manager is pacman and not apt-get as it is the ...
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Where can I find a python GDAL 1.8.0 package?

I have python 2.7.4 installed on my RHEL 5 machine along with gdal-devel-1.8.0 and gdal-1.8.0. I tried to install the GDAL 1.9.1 package available on python's page ...
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Call Vehicle Routing Problem Service via REST - Problem with “time” attributes?

I am trying to get a Vehicle Routing Problem to work as a geoprocessing service on one of our servers. If I call the geoprocessing service via REST url and submit depots, orders and routes WITHOUT ...
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Cannot fix QGIS after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring

I have following problem. After upgrade to 13.04 I had problem with PyQGIS mentioned here. I followed almost all advices described there, finally removed QGIS (had 1.8 Lisboa) and added the Ubuntugis ...
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Can anyone point me to good development environment in linux for client side search with flex or javascript?

I want to create a client in mapfish, and/or opengeo, using open layers, maybe cartaro and would like to play in a development environment using flex or javascript. I need to take my data, make it ...
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Geonetwork install issues

I had Geonetwork 2.8 running and formatted my Umbuntu 12_04 machine and can't seem to get it back or find the process I used to get it working the first time. I am at the stage where tomcat 7 works ...
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AJAX WMS Request from Linux to Windows ArcGIS Server [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out a CORS header or cross domain issue but to no avial. We have an OpenLayer application hosted on a Linux server. However, it calls a WMS service that is hosted on a Windows ...
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How to install PostGIS on Linux Mint 14?

I am trying to install PostGIS on Linux Mint 14 KDE. First thing I tried was to install PostgreSQL using "sudo apt-get install postgresql". I was successful doing that. I then did "sudo apt-get ...
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Is there an alternative for JTS TestBuilder on Linux?

JTS Testbuilder, an application for testing JTS functions, is available on Windows and I use it quite regularly. Are there anything like this on Linux? Does GEOS have anything similar to this on ...
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How to upgrade from QGIS 1.4 to 1.8 on Linux Mint 12?

I've been trying to upgrade from the Enceladus 1.4 version of QGIS to 1.8 on a Thinkpad T42 running on Mint 12. When I try to upgrade from within QGIS help menu I receive the following error message: ...
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Osgeo live - Geonetwork install issues

I have a machine running OSGEOLIVE 6 Geoserver and most packages work without any issues but I can't get Geonetwork to run. The ApplicationsGeoserversGeonetworkStart seems to work fine but then I ...
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How to run ArcGIS in a virtual machine?

I'm trying to run ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 in a Windows 7 (32bit) virtual machine. I don't have any native Microsoft Windows available. I'm using VirtualBox from Oracle for virtualization in a native linux ...
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How to install GRASS on Linux Mint?

I'm trying to figure out an error in GRASS network analysis, for several days now. I started to suspect that it has something to do with my OS, namely Windows 7. Hence I installed Linux-Mint 14 ...
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Installing GRASS on MINT 14?

I'm very new to mint/linux/GRASS and have no clue how to deal with these errors. Can I just change the URL somewhere? Here is the simplest reproducible command to produce a failure: sudo apt-get ...
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What is the OSGeo4W-equivalent for Linux?

OSGeo4W is a windows based stack of GeoFOSS which is based upon cygwin. I know there is a package listing describing what is inside the OSGeo4W binary package and I could fetch and install every ...
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How to compile Degrib on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [closed]

I'm trying to compile degrib on a typical Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server. However, I get an error "undefined reference to gzopen64" which appears to be common when compiling degrib. Do you have any ...
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How to compile mapfish in Debian?

When compiling mapfish I can't help but notice the quickstart instructions on the home site are not very good and have led to broken results so far. Any one able to clarify the steps? for instance ...
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How to correctly install QGIS with plugins and GRASS-integration from source?

I'm running a Sabayon GNU/Linux (based on Gentoo) at my home desktop system and I want to install Quantum-GIS. I'm currently using the qgis-1.7.0-package from the repositories. But this is somehow ...
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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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Problem with Pgrouting 1.5

Hi all and thanks in advance. I have Postgis 2.0.1 and PgRouting latest version. I'm using osm2pgrouting to import OpenStreetMap data everything goes ok the trouble is that I always get source and ...
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Generating TIN from DEM using MacOSX/Unix tools?

I'd like to generate a 3d terrain model moving from a DEM dataset (currently in shp and GeoTIFF format). As far as I understand it, the first step of the better path would be generating a TIN, but I ...
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How to upgrade PostGIS in OSGEO-Live Xubuntu virtual machine?

I have downlaoded the OSGEO-Live 6.0 virtual machine running Linux Xubuntu. I have it running through VirtualBox on a Windows machine. It currently comes preinstalled with a lot of GIS software, ...
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Using arcpy from the command line on ArcGIS Linux Server 10.1

We installed ArcGIS SERVER (not Desktop!) 10.1 on a RHEL (Red Hat) machine. ArcGIS Sever is supported for Linux. However, it appears they don't make it easy to script in python, from the command ...
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osm2pgsql import planet.osm.bz2 slowness

I am trying to import whole planet data to my i7 3770k + postgres on SSD + 16gb RAM in order to render my custom tiles. But the process is painfully slow and multi core is not helping (though you ...
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How to start QGIS after building & install on ubuntu 12.04 64bit?

I am a newbie here. I am running ubuntu 12.04 64bit, and build after the instruction, but i don't know why can not launch qgis. Seem i successfully build $ install it. below is the linux shell: ...
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How to plot a point on a static Google map [png]?

map&markers=color:blue%7Clabel:S%7C40.702147,-74.015794&markers=color:green%7Clabel:G%7C40.711614,-74.012318&markers=color:red%7Ccolor:red%7Clabel:C%7C40.718217,-73.998284&sensor=false ...
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How to setup PostGIS for use with multiple machines?

I'm a beginner user of postgresql/postgis. I am starting to use Linux more and more but still rely on windows (on different machines). How would I setup a postgis database that I could work with under ...
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Any pgrouting enabled hosting providers?

I am really interested if any of you know about a hosting provider that offers postgis & pgrouting pre-installed? If not, can I just go ahead and purchase a linode hosting account and do all the ...
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How to test if Osmosis is installed on openSuse?

update; thanks to the answer i have done some more i teste like you recomended; linux-wyee:/home/martin/gis/test/test2/a_repo # :~> cnf osmosis linux-wyee:/home/martin/gis/test/test2/a_repo # ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 installation in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

The ArcGIS Server 10 system requirements page says that it supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) AS/ES 4 and RHEL 5. I have RHEL WS 4, RHEL WS 6, and RHEL Desktop 5. I am not sure if any of these ...
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How can I install gdal 1.9.0 on my linux ubuntu server 10.04

apt-get install python-gdal installs version 1.6.0 and this is already installed. I would like to install the 1.9.0 version. Do I have to de-install 1.6.0 first and then compile manually or is there ...
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Error installing GDAL 1.9.0 python package

I'm trying to install the GDAL python package in a python 2.7.1 environment on RHEL 5. I am using the command 'pip install GDAL'. I have no problem installing other packages like numpy, etc. in this ...
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How to install PostGIS shp2pgsql-gui on CentOS 6?

I am installing PostGIS 1.5.3 on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine to get started web mapping with Geoserver.I have successfully installed PostgreSQL 9.1, PostGIS 1.5.3 and PgAdminIII on the system. ...
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Web Map Server (geoserver) on CentOS 6

I am trying to setup a web map server on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine for development. I have never used Linux or web mapping frameworks, but I am trying to do this work as low cost as possible. So ...
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How to get data from MS SQL Server 2008 into Mapserver?

I need to create some layers in my map from a Microsoft SQL 2008 database. I am using Openlayers and Mapserver. The Mapserver instance is running on SUSE linux, so the Mapserver documentation on ...
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What is the best way to migrate an SDE Database

We have a prod database, with an SDE schema. We want to install a new SDE instance 9.3.1 and link it to a copy of the prod database. ArcSDE 9.3.1 on Linux SLES 4 Now, what is the best way to do ...
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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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Reload Geoserver with REST - password security

I've found the way to reload Geoserver by REST (Geoserver Configuration Reload), but my issue is about security of that solution. My reload request is fired from a bash script periodically, so it's ...
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OL application is at different production server than GeoServer

My OL ASP.Net web application is hosted at 172.24.100.16 production server (windows server 2008)whereas Geoserver is hosted at 172.24.100.15 production server (Linux, UBUNTU). When i access page from ...
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Smallest GIS library for embedded devices?

I need to use very simple geometry operations (read SHP or other standard format and simple searches) within an embedded device running a simple linux based os. What is the smallest and simplest API ...
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Locks not being released in Linux held File Geodatabases

We have a system with 2 SOC servers, and one SOM server, acting on a shared storage area. We have had performance issues for years, and believe we have worked out why. There are several file ...