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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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Linux Tool to visualize CityGML file

I am looking for a linux program that allows me to visualize CityGML models (3D). I have tried a whole bunch so far (most of them via wine but also native ones) but I couldn't get a single one of them ...
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Linux based QGIS File Geodatabase access

I have looked for a "recipe" to get QGIS to read FGDB but cannot find anything. I'm fairly new to Linux and need a step by step procedure or somewhere to find the steps. I'm running QGIS 2.14.3 Essen ...
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gdal/python WriteArray working for 8-bit but not 16-bit

I'm trying to use GDAL/python API to open a raster, do some math, then write the two resulting arrays as rastes. One is to be an 8-bit raster and the other 16-bit signed. However, only the 8-bit ...
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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 planet_137.084,-15....
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Convert Microstation dgn v8i files to shapefiles in Linux

I am looking for some program which would allow me to convert Microstation .dgn v8i files to OGR supported format (preferably ESRI shapefile) in Linux. I have tried GRASS and QGIS, but both support ...
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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 After an internet search I have found a couple of resources that are perhaps outdated.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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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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Failed to create a raster-brick from a netCDF file (.nc)

I am trying to build a raster-brick from a netCDF file (network Common Data Form) leave this link for more information () but to make a brick (which is part of the package raster) throws me the ...
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running geoserver as background process in linux

I want to run geoserver as a background process: sudo -b sh /usr/share/geoserver-2.8.3/bin/startup.sh However, whenever I interact with the geoserver on the web surface, the process is suddenly re-...
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How to open ArcGIS personal geodatabase (*.mdb) in QGIS installed under Ubuntu

I did open easily ArcGIS personal geodatabases (mdb files) under my previous Windows version of QGIS by using "Add Vector Layer" > (Source type) File, but I cannot use the same method under Ubuntu (...
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Separating xyz files by location

I have thousands of large xyz files that I am trying to find a better way of separating into regions. Preferably in Linux, I would like to run a search and move based on either the latitude or ...
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Could Mapserver's Internal Server Error be caused by msEvalRegex?

I try Mapserver 5.6.4 on Linux. I've compiled Mapserver ,then put it on /cgi-bin/ direcotry. I tried to access "http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv", but "500: Internal Server Error" was shown. I saw ...
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aggregating using 'gdalwarp -average' resulting in incorrect values

I'm trying to aggregate data up from 0.05 to a coarser 0.25 resolution and am having trouble getting gdalwarp to work correctly. From comparing the original input data with the aggregated data and ...
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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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Unresponsive Geoserver

I have Geoserver 2.8.2 running on Tomcat7 on an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine. I started adding a large number (off the top of my head, about 5000) of smallish (roughly 2 to 10 Mb) Geotiffs as layers ...
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How do I copy a mosaic dataset from windows ArcMap to linux ArcGIS Server 10.3.1?

I have created a mosaic dataset from 12 different images. This works great inside of ArcMap. But I have been unable to get it published on my ArcGIS Server. In my environment, I use the file ...
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Running ArcPy script on unix/linux server?

I've written some python scrips that use the ArcPy module to do some pretty intensive processing. I'd like to be able to run these on the fast unix server we have in our department so that I don't ...
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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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gdal/python: tif not recognised a supported file format

I'm trying to open a tif using gdal, read it as a array, do some math, and write it back as a tif. However, when I try to gdal.Open(tif) in python, I get the error: RuntimeError: /att/gpfsfs/...
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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 http://repo.typesafe.com/typesafe/simple/sonatype-snapshots-cache/org/mapsforge/mapsforge-map-writer/0.4....
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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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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. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11336153/python-gdal-package-missing-header-file-when-...
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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 ...