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Osmosis setup on Ubuntu 14.10

I have Ubuntu 14.10. I've installed osmosis from apt. I downloaded mapfile-writer from here ...
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Compilation from source for QGIS 2.2.0 in OpenSuse

Someone can help me for installing from source QGIS valmiera 2.2 on linux OpenSuse 12.2. I needed of understand the library and relative version of a tested enviroment. The version of OpenSuse is ...
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Calling PyQGIS functions from external editors (Linux)

Is it possible to integrate external Python editors (such as KDevelop) with QGIS, so that it would be possible to run functions in qgis.core, qgis.utils etc. outside of the QGIS Python Console? ...
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Automated clearing /tmp using QGIS batch processing?

I'm currently batch processing a bunch (~200 x 200MB) of ascii grid surfaces using some SAGA and GDAL algorithms in QGIS and have been running into "out of storage" errors. The issue is that between ...
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Can I run Maperitive with no GUI?

I want to generate tiles using Maperitive, entirely from Ubuntu 12.04 command line (terminal), without starting application's GUI. Is that possible? How?
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How to install GDAL and QGIS on a Raspberry Pi?

I would like to run GDAL QGIS on Raspberry Pi to act as an affordable GIS processing engine. The plan is to buy about 50 Pis. Does anybody have any links or information on installing and running GDAL ...
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Linux geocoder program?

I run a portable Linux box with an open street map tile server to provide maps for amateur radio emergency communications using APRS. If needed to, I want a way to convert an address to a latitude ...
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Python file permission [closed]

When I create a .sddraft it by default gets Owner's read and write permissions. I think I need execute permission for creating .sd file. I am using Python and my file resides in LINUX server.
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Converting OpenStreetMap (OSM) file to shapefile?

I am trying to convert an ".osm" file to a shapefile. I want to display roads mainly. I am using qgis (on Debian Linux) .. EDIT (as recommended): O.k, here is the problem ... I want to create a ...
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ArcGIS 10 Linux experience

We have ArcGIS 10 installed on a nice clean Linux box. We have developed scripts to run on the Windows desktop development machines, and modified them to run on Linux. Now, if we run the scripts on ...
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Union multiple shapefiles with overlapping shapes

I have several shapefiles that overlap and I would like to union their geometries to get rid of those overlaps. I know how to do this with OGR and Python for single geometries. from osgeo import ogr ...
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Converting Python script for QGIS?

I am still a novice in python, but I have the long term goal to create a plugin one day. The first step to this plugin is a test with QGIS python scripts to convert an Access mdb into sqlite db and ...
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Installing python GDAL with pip in local (user) space on RHEL6 server: failure due to missing headers

There are similar themed questions for other platforms, but the solutions out there do not work for me. (e.g. ...
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ogr2ogr without spatialite support - How to fix it?

I am trying to use ogr2ogr to convert OSM data from pbf to spatialite. I used to do so with the following command: ogr2ogr -f "SQLite" -dsco SPATIALITE=YES png-full-last.db ...
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Snapping issues with ArcMap in Virtual Box, Windows 8 guest? [closed]

I'm using a Linux host, Windows 8 guest, to run ArcMap 10.2. Snapping works, but only near the center of the window. If I go outside of an imaginary box from the center, snapping doesn't work. Is ...
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QGis 2.01 Fedora 19 vs Windows SQL-Server Access

i just installed QGis 2.01 on Ubuntu / Fedora 19 / windows 8, configured ODBC-support for Fedora 19 and created ODBC-DSNs on the windows machine and the Fedora machine to the same SQL-Server 2012 ...
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Struggling to install QGIS from source in RHEL 6.4 [closed]

I have installed QGIS from source in Ubuntu using the this link. In ubuntu I compiled qgis from source without any problem. but now I moved to RHEL 6.4, not able to run QGIS from source. The steps I ...
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How do I install Orfeo toolbox and Qgis 1.9?

I'm having a lot of trouble getting Orfeo toolbox and Qgis 2.0 working. I followed the qgis wiki instructios, added the ppa, installed qgis 1.9 (it's beautiful, great work!). But when i tried to ...
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What software for direct editing of a DBF file?

I am currently processing GPS log data from my holiday and need to add information to the points. I remember I used OpenOffice and later LibreOffice to directly edit the files but currently I am ...
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Import ESRI GeoDB into QGIS on Debian

I looked in this site and found plenty of answers on how to import ESRI GeoDB into QGIS but they are Windows and MacOS. Anyone knows how to do it in Linux, more specifically Debian ?
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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. i am interested in gathering information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is interesting to have a closer look at the taginfo-site ...
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ArcGIS Server migration across Operating Systems

Is it possible to move an ArcGIS Server instance running on Linux with services to a Windows Server 2012 r2 env? I've tried the recomended backup and recovery tool and unsurprisingly I get the below ...
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Installing QGIS from source in Suse Enterprise Desktop 11

I have installed QGIS from source in Ubuntu using the this link. In ubuntu I compiled qgis from source without any problem. but now I moved to Suse Enterprise Desktop 11. In internet every one ...
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TransCAD file format for matrix data

I've never used TransCAD before. I have what I believe to be a TransCAD matrix file called data.mtx which I would like to be able to convert to some other file formats. I would prefer to do this at ...
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How to use USGS Bulk Download on EC2 linux Server?

I am interesting in downloading Landsat 8 rasters to an Amazon EC2 instance and would like to know how to do it. I already install USGS Bulk Download but I do not know how to use it in terminal mode ...
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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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What could be making QGIS 2.10 crash when loading a project file?

On QGIS 2.10, running on Ubuntu 15.04 Linux, I have a project file that has a fairly large number of mainly shapefile layers, which gets to 99% on the slider to the right of where it has a message ...
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gpspipe returns correct timestamp, but wrong date (21 dec 1995)

I'm having this strange issue where my gps pipe is returning the correct location and time but the wrong date (including year). For reference, at the time of writing it is 06 aug 2015, 09:27 UTC). ...
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Erase shapfile (polygon) area from GeoTIFF

I've been reading several posts to do so and one option would be to use gdalwarp -cutline, but I would need to keep what it is NOT inside the polygon area. GDAL or any command-line tool does that? ...
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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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Converting Tab to Shp Using OGR2OGR with Python on linux

First i downloaded http://svn.osgeo.org/gdal/trunk/gdal/swig/python/samples/ogr2ogr.py and i am importing this. How can i get ogr2ogr to run in my script? nothing seems to be working and i not sure ...
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How can I visualize a series of points on a world map?

I'd like to run a big list of IP addresses through geolocation and then display them on a map, most preferably an OpenStreetMap one. While geolocation will probably be easy using GeoIP, I'm looking ...
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How to install PostGIS shp2pgsql-gui on openSUSE 13.2?

I installed PostgreSQL 9.4.4 together with pgAdminIII (1.20.00) and the PostGIS extension (2.1.7, via the Stack Builder) from http://www.enterprisedb.com/products-services-training/pgdownload on my ...
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DEM input problem using ARCSI Landsat 8 batch processing

I'm trying to use ARCSI in Linux to process a batch of Landsat 8 images. I'm using the arcsibuildcmdslist.py to build the arcsi.py final command. I'm having problems in the input DEM ...
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Grass 7 import shapefile problems

I'm just messing about with Grass 7 (installed fine on Ubuntu 14.04 - well no errors at least). I'm trying to import a shapefile using v.in.ogr and when presented with the dialog box, browse for my ...
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Open source tool to convert a DEM to a 3D model

I would like to convert a DEM (Digitial Elevation Model) file (e.g. from SRTM) into a 3D model that I can then edit with regular 3D modeling tools (e.g. Meshlab/Blender/etc.). However I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Error when installing a GRASS addon!

I am trying to install r.inund.fluv on Linux to produce inundation maps but I am getting the below error. Note that I have a Fortran compiler. Any help with this matter would be highly appreciated. ...
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How to activate GRASS GIS 7 plugin in QGIS 2.8?

Apparently, my linux ubuntu setup of QGIS doesn't contain grass gis, although when I initially installed it last week I added grass gis to the command line. Anyway, I typed in once again and installed ...
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It's possible to use gdal_calc.py with an entire path of rasters?

I try to use gdal_calc.py to scale and transform a time-series of MODIS images. I've done that when i worked with a single image in the -A variable and a mask in -B, but i need to work with a ...
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GRASS and SAGA CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core)

I have a problem. I am developing a standalone app using QGIS but my script imports GRASS nad SAGA plugins and I have error to create the maps. I have CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core). SAGA is ...
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Setting Up Lamp on my OSGEO ubuntu

I recently installed the latest OSGEO Lubuntu OS. As a plus it comes preinstalled with may tools and softwares. On windows it was easy to access WAMP SERVER but I am having trouble setting up and ...
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Installing GDAL with HDF4 driver on Debian system

I am working on a Debian 7 Wheezy system using Anaconda and working from Spyder. I've had a hard time installing a version of GDAL that reads HDF4 drivers. Could someone walk me through the ...
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GDAL HDF4 Driver on Linux System

I'm running code that works with MODIS HDF4 datasets on a Debian Linux distribution. I am also running this code on a Windows machine. On both the Windows and the Linux machines, I have the most ...
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How to install mdenoise on linux?

It is suggested to install mdenoise via : wget http://www.cs.cf.ac.uk/meshfiltering/index_files/Doc/mdsource.zip unzip mdsource.zip cd mdenoise g++ -o mdenoise mdenoise.cpp triangle.c ln -s ...
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MapServer Shapefiles Not Displaying

I am current developing an GeoExt app which is up and running. Now I want to create maps then dump them in the app. I have been battling with mapServer for days now. Mapfile can generate raster type ...
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How to import a .sid Raster File in QGIS 2.6.0 On Linux Mint 17

I need some help importing MrSID Raster files in QGIS. I am running 2.6.0 on Linux Mint 17. After an internet search I have found a couple of resources that are perhaps outdated. The most promising is ...
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How to open File 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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What packages are required to install C++ API on Linux Mint 17?

What packages are required to install C++ API on Linux Mint 17? I already have access to the Python API (installed via “python-qgis” package), but no C++.
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Remote USb gps device location in QGIS server

I have QGIS server in linux. I have navika usb GPS device connected to a laptop.Laptop and QGIS server are interconnected via ethernet.How do i get the GPS device location in the server as the devicis ...
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Problem when converting sosi to shapefile with ogr2ogr on Linux

I am trying to convert a SOSI file (Norwegian geodata format) to a shapefile. I have set up gdal, but apparantly there is a lot of things that I dont have support for. When I do a ./configure, this is ...