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osx terminal ogr2ogr batch covert .json to .kml

using osx El Capitan terminal This works fine one file at a time to convert .json to .kml ogr2ogr -f "KML" xxx.kml xxx.json I would like to do all files at once I have tried for %f in (*.json) do ...
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QGIS 2.12.1 crashes on Mac OSX-11 because of Incompatible PROJ library version

I have just installed QGIS 2.12.1 on my mac OSX-11 El Capitan and all relevant libraries - on running QGIS and loading a previous project the program shuts down. The error reported is: Dyld Error ...
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Problem with importing GeoTif files in QGIS

I have installed the new version of QGIS (2.12) and the newest OSX version (El Capitan). When I tried to open GeoTif files with QGIS, it always crashed! Then I tried an older version of QGIS (2.8) and ...
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Installing pgrouting on mac os x

Regarding installing (build) pgrouting I could install pgrouting-2.0.0 by using a command brew install pgrouting and following this Build manual: ...
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Globbing in Windows to process images - how do bash loops look in DOS?

I'm doing some batch image processing with imagemagick on OSX using this line: for file in $(cat all.txt); do convert -crop 50X50@ +repage +adjoin "$file" "$file"_tile_50x50@_%d.jpeg; done It takes ...
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Installing QGIS on Mac OS X 10.6

Could someone kindly explain how to get QGIS (any stable basic version) on my old Mac (OS X 10.6)? I'm completely new with QGIS and all the instructions that I can find beats me.
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“Browse” button returns python error in QGIS

I use the latest version of QGIS (2.8.2) in MAC and have se the default Python version 2.7. Moreover, I have installed all the required python modules and GDAL. It was working before, but now, when I ...
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How do you launch QGIS (Mac) without any plugins enabled?

On a Mac, how can you launch Qgis without any plugins enabled?
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How to enable Esri file geodatabase support in QGIS 2.0 on OSX?

What steps do I need to take to get Esri .gdb files functioning in QGIS? I'm a QGIS user running v2.0 (Dufour) on Mac OSx 10.8.5. I have some data in .gdb format and need to access this and work ...
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QGIS 2 Python error on Mac OSX

Have just installed newly released QGIS 2.0. I installed the gdal package available at the official kyngchaos site. It seems to run ok, but when the program loads up I get a lengthy error message ...
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Storing large number of mapsets with many raster maps

OS X El Capitan, GRASS GIS 7.0.1 I have a location with about 530 read-only mapsets with each about 2600 raster maps (plus PERMANENT and one link to a read-write mapset), overall 11.255.481 raster ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'classFactory'

I'm trying to compile a cython plugin for QGIS. The plugin is working on windows (32/64) machines but was never used on Mac before. I compiled the cython for python as described here but there are ...
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Syncing Google Earth My Places data in OS X?

Since Google hasn't implemented a sync service for Google Earth's My Places data, I'm trying to make this work manually between my home and work computers, one OS X the other Windows. Windows side ...
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QGIS 2.12 Symbology does not work correctly [duplicate]

I use QGIS for a long times on mac and windows and i have a problem with the 2.12 version on my OSX 10.8.5 when I want to edit style of my vector layer. When i click on properties of a vector layer ...
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Building QGIS Master on OSX

My goal is to install the latest build version of QGIS in order to test and identify bugs. I'm on OS X (10.10.4) and am attempting to build from the QGIS nightly source. I'm following the official ...
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How to brew GRASS with Postgresql support? [closed]

On my Mac, running OS X 10.10.5 and I installed Grass with homebrew: brew tap osgeo/osgeo4mac brew install grass-70 Unfortunately, I cannot choose the pg driver in the db.login menu. Can anyone ...
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Grass Gis 7 does not start in OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Recently I installed the El Capitan upgrade but unfortunately Grass 7 (from the official repository - Grass Gis for Mac) does not start any more. I also re-installed all required frameworks, but I had ...
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mmqgis plugin not showing up in plugin dropdown menu

I have installed the plugin from the plugin dialog box, but I am unable to figure out exactly how to run the plugin.
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Are there any Objective-C frameworks for shapefile drawing?

Hello can someone point me to library for this? Which can read .shp files and render them?
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What are some of the OSX GIS tools

Most Opensource tools are cross platform; however, some GIS tools such as ArcGIS are platform specific (windows only). What are some of the GIS tools that are usable on the mac? EDIT Although thank ...
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Entering data down column using tab or return key in QGIS for Mac?

I have many shapefiles that require I manually populate data fields in an attribute table. I am using QGIS in a Mac system. For speed and efficiency, I prefer to use the tab or return carriage to ...
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QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa [duplicate]

Since the version QGIS 2.8, each time I start to open it it begin wth this error message. I have Mac OS X 10.7.5 MacBook Pro, late 2011. It works but what do it means, and what should I do, I install ...
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Compatibility with different versions of QGIS and Mac OS

I use QGIS 2.1.0 and Mac OS 10.7.5. If I update to OS Yosemite or El Capitan when it's released this fall; do I risk compatibility problems with my version of QGIS? Or if I update to the newest ...
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gsb projection file for qgis under MAC OSX

I'm trying to create a new projection inside wgis. The projection includes a gsb file. With the Windows OS is easy to implemnet that: you just need to place the gsb file inside the ...
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QGIS interface very slow on OSX

I'm running QGIS version 2.8.1-Wien QGIS code revision Compiled against Qt 4.8.6 Running against Qt 4.8.6 Compiled against GDAL/OGR 1.11.2 Running against GDAL/OGR 1.11.2 Compiled against ...
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Issues to be aware of running ArcGIS Desktop on Mac?

I'm considering upgrading the PC to a MacBook Pro and installing Parallels, and would like advice from other ArcGIS Desktop users who have done this. The performance aspects of VM-ware are considered ...
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Install GDAL frameworks and QGIS — redundant?

Just wondering if GDAL tools are actually already within QGIS -- was it redundant for me to install them on my OS X Yosemite independently? Recently I used GDAL tools to explode .kml data for use ...
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python-mapscript on OSX Yosemite

I am keen to try out the mapserver export plugin from QGIS 2.6 This needs python-mapscript which comes from the mapserver package. This can be downloaded from ...
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Geoserver startup page

I have been looking for this for a while and can't find the answer: when you startup geoserver a webpage is opened at localhost:8080/geoserver/web but if you have changed your port config in jetty.xml ...
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setting SAGA folder for QGIS with OS X macports install

I am trying to get the toolbox to work in QGIS 2.6, but I keep getting an error message that SAGA is not properly configured. After much digging, I finally found I can set the SAGA folder in ...
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GDAL in C++: Reading a ShapeFile

I am trying to use the GDAL Lib to read a ShapeFile (.shp). I followed the instructions of http://www.gdal.org/ogr_apitut.html - But it doesn't work! #include <gdal_priv.h> #include ...
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QGIS loads PostGIS layers but DBManager can't connect

DB Manager can't connect to PostgreSQL, but "Add PostGIS Layer" can. My eventual goal is to save created layers to PostGIS. I assume I can do this using the DBManager Tool. I can alternatively use ...
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QGIS Semi-automatic classification plugin install error on OS X 10.10: matplotlib.backends.backend_qt4agg

I have tried repeatedly to install the QGIS Semi-automatic classification plugin via both (1) Plugins > Install & Manage Plugins and (2) manually based on other comments I found here, but I ...
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pyQgis in stand alone script, vector loading error

I am trying to use the Qgis functions in a stand alone Python script. I m running Mountain Lion OS, 2.7 Python & the Qgis 2.0.1 Dufour. My main problem is that I cannot get started - I cannot ...
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QGIS Mac OSX version cannot batch write output files after rasterization

Happy new year everyone, I have been trying to batch rasterize a series of .shp files using QGIS for Mac OS X, and keep coming up against a strange problem. I am using the QGIS 2.6.1 user interface, ...
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Unable to connect to PostGIS databases after Mac OS X Yosemite upgrade

I upgraded to Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite and am unable to connect to PostGIS databases (PostgreSQL version 9.3 and PostGIS installed from KyngChaos). Typing psql my_database returns this message: psql: ...
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GDAL ECW Support on OSX

I have a large number of ECW format raster images and would like to use with GDAL (and ultimately in QGIS) on Mac OSX. Having seen that there is no official ESRI support for the ECW library on any ...
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How to convert a RGB tiff into pseudocolor with GDAL etc?

In QGIS I have made a singleband pseudocolor image out of one of the bands from a RGB GeoTiff. I choose one band and then make a linear color interpolation (see attached image). I now want to do ...
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Calling QGIS from MacOS python

I would like to import qgis.core and utils from my own copy of python. I do have PYQT4 installed there. I'd be happy to add to my PYTHONPATH or sys.path.append in my code, where do the qgis modules ...
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Using ArcGIS 10 on a virtual machine with OSX

I'm currently using ArcGIS 10 on a Windows 7 64 bit Macbook Pro (2.53 Ghz and 8GB of RAM) using VMWare. However, when I am using ArcGIS I find it quite slow even with Windows 7 (64-bit) optimized for ...
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Mobile Safari and ArcGIS JavaScript API Errors

So in creating an application that uses the LaywerSwipe widget the application displays fine on iOS but I am unable to move the scope or slider. I get the following errors from init.js : It keeps ...
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Exception error when enabling workspace specific services in Geoserver 2.5 OpenGeo suite

When I try and enable a workspace specific WMS in the bundled GeoServer app form boundless I get the following error. java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException This is running on OSX 10.9.5 with ...
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Unable to add shapefiles via drag and drop - QGIS 2.4 OSx [closed]

I have a clean install of OSx Yosemite Beta 5, with homebrew install of QGIS 2.4 and all its basic dependencies. -QGIS version 2.4.0-Chugiak -QGIS code revision exported -Compiled against ...
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Setting up PostGIS: Postgres can't see the PostGIS extensions?

I've just installed Postgres 9.3.4 and PostGIS 2.1 on OSX Mavericks using the very latest versions of the KyngChaos libraries. This is a new machine, and I deliberately haven't installed Postgres ...
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Virtual machine or bootcamp for ArcGIS

I want to use ArcGIS for viewshed analysis on a Mac. Would virtual machine software such as Parallels or VMware Fusion be powerful enough for viewshed analysis compared with bootcamp?
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How to install postgis extension using an existent version on postgresql on OSX 10.9.4

I'm trying to install postgis using my existent version of postgresql. I tried doing: brew install postgis. But I'm getting the following error trying run create extension postgis; query ...
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OpenLayers does not appear in the QGIS plugin menu [duplicate]

I have installed the OpenLayers QGIS plugin, which features external map layers in QGIS. Quoting the official page: OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing Maps layers and more In QGIS, it seems that ...
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OS X Preview unable to open GeoTiff due to error 259?

I'm currently working on a GeoTiff writer which writes GeoTiffs to the file system. I can write the GeoTiff, dump it with tiffdump, listgeo and gdalinfo and my own GeoTiff reader can read it with no ...
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installing GEOS, PROJ, GDAL/OGR into a python virtualenv on Mac OS X

I am trying to setup an isolated python virtualenv to work on GIS projects on my Mac OS X. Sounds like I will need to install the GEOS, PROJ, GDAL/OGR from the kyngchaos site here ...
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Problem Loading Plug-Ins in QGIS 2.2 on Mac

I'm trying to load the 'processing' module in QGIS (2.2.0-Valmiera on Mac OSX 10.8). However, this module and others (e.g. GarminaCustomMap) re failing to load with a message: ImportError: No ...