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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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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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Connecting Oracle Linux database to AcGIS 10 on windows PC

I am wondering if anyone has tried to connect from ArcGIS 10, to an oracle database stored on a Linux server? I have no problems connecting to oracle from Arc when the data is stored on a windows box, ...
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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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Is it possible to install Geoserver on Zentyal?

We want to setup a small WebGIS environment based on Geoserver/PostGIS or even the OpenGeoSuite if possible. Our Server runs on Zentyal. Is it possible to install Geoserver and PostGIS on Zentyal 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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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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Enable ecw QGIS 2.4 on Linux Mint 16

I upgraded to Mint 16 and QGIS 2.4 and unable to get ecw to work following various guides available. Anyone willing to explain how to and why it is so hard. I run it on a windows machine out of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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PostGIS 1.5 libstdc++ error

After some package updates on my Debian machine all my database queries involving postgis functions or types are returning: Error message from server: ERROR: could not load library ...
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Python 2.6 Module for GDAL 1.9.2, ImportError

I work on an internal network(IE I cant get the latest 1.11 stuff) and have GDAL 1.9.2 setup on a Red Hat Linux Enterprise Server 6. My linux box has python 2.6.6 however the python binding I received ...
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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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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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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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What is the best way to manage permissions as root installing postgresql and postgis?

I've encountered an issue numerous times where I lock myself out of my postgres installation as a result of modifying my pg_hba.conf file and therefore screw up my postgres installation because I ...
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Editor to work on GML files

I am looking for a good way to work on GML files and would appreciate some personal experience. At the moment I am using nXML or SGML mode for Emacs but I wouldnt mind having an IDE/Emacs mode/... ...
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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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Is there tutorial available for PostGIS setup in ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase on Linux?

Is there any tutorial for Set up PostGIS in an ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase on Linux? There is one in tutorial arcgis 9 for ArcGIS version 9, but I couldn't find any for ArcGIS 10.1.
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Cannot add ArcGIS service from a Linux based server in ArcMap (admin)

I have installed ArcGIS Server 10.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 (with few tricks which I would be happy to share) and got the server up and running to the extent that I can manage the server through the ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 on Linux treats NetCDF 4 as HDF5

I've been generating some large (28800x13920) grids of BYTE data representing the NALCMS2005 North American Land Cover dataset (original 250m projected data resampled to a WGS84 grid at 15 arc sec). I ...
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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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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 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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using arcgis server connection file(.ags) inside python is not running in linux

When i am trying to execute the following script from my desktop it's executing successfully, but same is not executing/not throwing error in linux ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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: ...