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ArcGIS for Desktop on Linux?

Will ArcGIS 10 work properly on Linux using wine or crossweaver?
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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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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 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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Cutting up a shape file into smaller parts

I've downloaded the 350MB coastline shape file from Openstreetmap, but I really would like to work with a small part of them, is there a way to generate a shapefile of a small area. I'm using MacOSX ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Arcpy hanging on Linux

I am having issues getting arcpy to run correctly on Linux Red Hat. I solved some earlier problems which appeared to be related to permissions on the init_server file. Now that si resolved, when I ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 on Ubuntu or CentOS?

I know Solaris is on the way out with 10.1 I also know that v10 is only supported on 32bit flavours of RedHat & SUSE. What I do want to know, has anyone had any luck installing it on either ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Problems in installation of PostGIS

I will be installing PostGIS for my project using PostgreSQl (OSM) in Ubuntu 9.04. I had all the requirements prior to the installation (PostgreSQL, Proj4, GEOS). When I unzip the PostGIS tar, then ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS, Installation on Linux Mint 15 Mate

I've just tried to install the latest version of QGIS on Linux Mint 15 Mate using 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt-get install qgis'. However, QGIS gives me the error message 'Couldn't load PyQGIS. ...
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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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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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Can I deploy .NET server object extension to a linux box hosting ArcGIS Server 10.1?

We have developed a server object extension in Visual Studio 2010, and successfully deployed to the ArcGIS Server hosted on a windows box. However, when we try to deploy it to a linux server, it ...
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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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Transferring from Windows to Linux OS for ESRI ArcReader

I have a .pmf file and I would like to open it under ubuntu. However all the layers are directing to a C:/ source. As Linux OS does not have such drive, how can I change the layer source path? Thanks! ...
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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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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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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 ...