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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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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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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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Store result from gdallocationinfo as variable in python?

I'm trying to find the cell value at various locations in a set of rasters so I can count the number of real values (aka not 'NoData') that occur at all the locations within each raster. The various ...
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Is it possible to set the permissions Geoserver creates new directories with?

I'm trying to automate the process of pushing from a server to Github as a way of tracking Geoserver changes, and pulling from Github as a way of deploying new work. The push side works fine, but if I ...
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Whitebox GIS installation on linux

Can anybody give guidance to installing Whitebox GIS software on linux? I have already: set up a clean xfce4 machine installed java 8 successfully unzipped the latest version of whitebox (Iguazu ...
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GDAL Merge Py on ubuntu many tif tiles into one

Trying to batch mosaic 1000 Gtiff rasters (all in one folder) into 1 tif file via gdal merge on linux ubuntu. Having trouble with the linux command to bring in all files in a folder into the output ...
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at which location to run psql2shp command in linux [duplicate]

I have linux system which I have connected remotely and I am not able to use $psql2shp command in the command line. I went to /usr/local/pgsql/data to run the command but I was unable to run. I dont ...
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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 ...
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How to connect mongodb with geoserver 2.2 in linux [duplicate]

How to connect mongodb with geoserver 2.2 in linux I am using geoserver GeoServer 2.0.2 and mongo 2.6 . I want to connect geoserver with mongo
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Error in installing PostGIS 1.5?

I am installing PostGIS 1.5. After giving the command ./configure, it is showing that: pQserverversion in -lpq not found. configure: error: could not find libpq. What does it mean? I am ...
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Error while installing PostGIS 1.5

After giving the command ./configure, it is showing that: pQserverversion in -lpq not found. configure: error: could not find libpq. What does it mean? I am using Red hat Linux (32 bit) version ...
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Connection property set error on registering PostgreSQL geodatabase with ArcGIS for Server?

We're in the middle of a migrating process. We've imported a geodatabase on a new Linux machine and we're trying to publish some map services to this new ArcGIS Server (that resides on the same ...
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Installing GeoNetwork on Debian with Tomcat?

How can I install GeoNetwork on a Debian server that already has tomcat7. Could you give me help using the guide, please? I followed the steps but I get the following error: Error ...
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Problem installing gdal - works in build directory, not in /usr/bin

I've been trying to install gdal with the FileGDB driver. I installed it fine on a linux mint machine. I am having problems installing on a CentOS machine though. It builds fine, I can run the apps in ...
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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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QGIS cannot open output layers

I have problem with QGIS 2.0.1. Everytime I run tool from SAGA or GRASS, I get exactly the same error, for example: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Channel Network: ...
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Installing ArcGIS for server 10.1 on linux server

I am trying to install ArcGIS for server 10.1 on my linux system. When I run "./startserver.sh" I get following error: ERROR: Unable to start Xvfb on any port in the range 6600 - 6619. I have ...
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shell script ogr2ogr export

I'm writing a simple script to export postgis data to geojson. The ogr2ogr command works well, but I'm having problems when I'm passing the parameters. #!/bin/bash echo 'enter country code' read ...
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Install gdal in CentOS without Root

I have been struggling to get python setup to do some image processing, so I really need the http://www.gdal.org/ GDAL libraries installed on CentOS 6.5. I want to install the package in a local ...
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How to add a TIF raster layer programmatically?

This is my code whenever i try to load .tif image it shows layer is not valid,QgsRasterLayer always return invalid layer (I am using linux 12.04). QString myFileName = ...
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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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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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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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How to install Mapserver in nginx?

I was istalled Mapserver: sudo apt-get install libgd2-xpm-dev sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cgi-mapserver mapserver-bin 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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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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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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Cannot install OpenGeo Suite on Ubuntu 12.04

I originally posted this on this forum post, but thought it would be best to open a new thread. If I should have simply posted on the other forum, my apologies. I am also having issues installing OG ...
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Opticks 4.11.0 (Ubuntu 64bit) - unable to load TIFF file

I am trying Opticks 4.11.0-1 - have official release opticks_4.11.0-1_amd64.deb but unlike in Windows I am totally unable to load Landsat 7 TIFF files. In Windows I can do this using auto importer. In ...
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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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QGIS 2.0 and Debian Jessie

I added the official QGIS repos to my installation of Debian Jessie using the instructions on the official QGIS page. As of now, there appears to be some packages missing from the repos that resolve ...
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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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ArcGIS for Desktop on Linux?

Will ArcGIS 10 work properly on Linux using wine or crossweaver?
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overpass-api on opensuse 13.1

i want to install overpass.api on opensuse 13.1 what is needed to do that. are there things i have to get via YAST - or do i need to get all via Terminal!? Any and all help will be greatly ...
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Building FGDB support for GDAL 1.10 on Ubuntu

Because data.gc.ca is now distributing some of its data in FGDB format (example: Plant Hardiness Zones), I would like to be able to use it with gdal/QGIS. The compile/install is not going as planned, ...
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Using STDIN with degrib

We are using the latest version of degrib (2.02) http://www.nws.noaa.gov/mdl/degrib/tutorial.php with some grib files but I am having a hard time getting the "Input on stdin" feature to work. See ...
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processing with xslt-

on opensuse 13.1 i try to do some gis-works with a large file: france-latest.osm.bz2 which i gathered from here: http://download.geofabrik.de/europe.html what do i do with that file ...
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How to mask the images in GRASS

I have MODIS NDVI images, which needs to be masked with VI_Quality. I am using GRASS software and executing GRASS commands using shell scripts. I need to perform raster calculation (multiplication) ...
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Arcgis Server failed to create site?

Failed to create the site. Admin URL 'http://my.site.url:6080/arcgis/admin' is not reachable from 'LOCALHOST': 'Connection timed out'. Anyone have any idea why i am facing this error? i have ...
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PostGIS 2.1 error install with shared object (rtpostgis-2.1.so") Linux Mint

I've Installed Linux Mint 16 mate and install PostGIS with PostGreSQL (I've tried many ways in the Internet from original source to some suggestion) but all is too error: " ERROR: could not load ...
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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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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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Comparing TIGER 2013 with TIGER 2006

I'm doing a project when I want to compare TIGER 2013 data with the TIGER 2006 data. Essentially, the Census updated the data between 2002-2008, and a number of the counties were updated in the 2006 ...
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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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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 do I include libfcgi files when installing QGIS on SUSE Linux?

I'm using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2. When I try to install QGIS from YAST, it seems that the package "libfcgi.so.0" and "libfcgi.so.1" are missing. Is there anyone else that has experienced ...
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Installation question: initdb is missing after install of postgis2 via RPMS on RHEL 6.4

I'm attempting to install postgis2 on RHEL 6.4 by using the instructions postgis.net/install, but after the postgis2 install, neither initdb nor /etc/init.d/postgreql92 is present. The same thing ...
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Installing Geoserver on Ubuntu 13.04 - “ trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/shp2pgsql-gui' ”

I am trying to upgrade Opengeo Suite from 2.0 to 4.0, specifically for the upgrade of PostGis 2.0 to 2.1, I followed the instructions outlined on this page: ...