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Python GDAL package missing header file when installing via pip

I asked this question on Stack Overflow before I realised this site existed. As this site it more appropriate, I'll ask it here too. I'm trying to install gdal from pip pip install gdal inside a ...
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QGIS Globe UnsupportedOperationException

My QGIS Globe is not working: After starting it, that massage pops up in a endless loop: UnsupportedOperationException: GeometryGraph::add(Geometry &): unknown geometry type: ...
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Compiling Grass from Source in Ubuntu

Hi a while ago I drafted a semi-universal guide on how to compile GRASS GIS on Ubuntu. Because I had enough emails asking more details I thought to post it here for everyone and if possible to ...
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Migrating to Linux from Windows

I am looking at switching over a computer from Windows to Ubuntu. I have been a Windows user all my life and been using GIS for over a decade. I am curious about the migration to Ubuntu. Mostly, ...
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Problem loading vector layer (pyQGIS)

I've installed the qgis on ubuntu 12.04 following the instructions on http://hub.qgis.org/projects/quantum-gis/wiki/Download. I am trying to test the Python API and try to do the follwoing from ...
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ECW for QGIS 1.8 in Ubuntu 12.04

I have followed various online help guides on how to make ecw for QGIS 1.8 work in Ubuntu 12.04. I had it all working in Ubuntu 10.04 but since migration to 12.04 no such luck. Is there a guide that ...
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“Find by attribute” plugin error

This is the error message, when launching the plugin. I hope this is the right place, where to report this kind of message. Any help would be appriciated! An error has occured while executing ...
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Unable to access Geoserver on Ubuntu Server

I installed the complete opengeo-suite on Ubuntu Server and it displays that it is working fine here, opengeo-geoserver: Installed: 2.5 Candidate: 2.5 Version table: *** 2.5 0 500 ...
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Installation issue with OpenGeo-Suite

Ok so last time had a big issue with running WFS. Seems the issue was neither with my OpenLayer code nor Geoserver. The issue was with the servers not able to communicate with each other. The tomcat 6 ...
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Uninstall opengeo suite in Ubuntu

How can I properly uninstall the complete opengeo suite in my Ubuntu 12.04? I had installed opengeo suite but it seems there was some error in the PostGIS extension to the Postgres of the OpenGeo ...
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Switch classes on/off within shapefile in QGIS 1.8

Hei! I got shapefile with 1800 points. They are classified by attribute in 10 classes. How can I display only 1 or 2 classes (like - switch on/off layer)? It seems quite usual function, but I ...
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Unable to Import Data

I am following this tutorial, but i am not able to get the right username and password to import data. How do I know what the username password is? By default I see tomcat6 as database and username ...
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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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Cant install QGIS 1.7.4/1.8 after system update

after a routine system update my qgis got lost (xubuntu 12.04). After trying to reinstall 1.7.4 this massage apears in Softwarecenter (german): Die folgenden Pakete haben nicht erfüllte ...
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“Geometry” Problem while creating Postgis database on Ubuntu

I am trying to build pgrouting on ubuntu. Therefore, I now firstly try to create a Postgis database on ubuntu. I am following the instructions on this site: Installing PostGIS 1.5 on PostgreSQL 8.4 ...
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Click Handler not working on OpenLayers Map in Ubuntu

This is really strange as the problem seems to be persisting on the Ubuntu OS itself. I have created a WMS and it works fine on Mac and Windows, but not on Ubuntu. I have a simple WMS which is ...
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How to install GeoServer on Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?

I borrowed the user name from friend. I need to install GeoServer on Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit. first, I installed Oracle Java 7 (JRE/JDK) successfully. then, i thought i need to install JAI and ...
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Why can't I add most plugins under Ubuntu 12.04?

I loaded QGIS into 12.04 with much trouble but it works. Although I do not seem to be able to load most plugins. I go to fetch plugins and most are not loaded so I try to load some and they will not ...
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How to install QGIS Server Ubuntu 12.04?

I am new user to Ubuntu (12.04) and am trying to set up QGIS server. I have QGIS desktop installed and working. In regards to QGIS server I have used apt-get install qgis-mapserver ...
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QGis 1.7.4 on Ubuntu 12.04

Will there be available stable version of Qgis 1.7.4 in Ubuntu 12.04? Version 1.9 is working fine at the moment, but as it is unstable yet, dont want to risk with my work. Thanks.
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Why can't r.patch find the rasters?

I have elevation rasters which loaded just fine in a GRASS session. They represent adjacent areas, so I want to meld them into one raster. I ran r.patch using the GRASS GUI, and it would only accept ...
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SLD encoding in GeoSever on Ubuntu

I am facing a challenge with the encoding in my SLD file in GeoServer on a Ubuntu server. When I create a SLD file containing the danish letters æ, ø, å in the GeoServer web interface like this ...
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Cannot add plugins to QGIS on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric

I have installed Qgis on ubuntu. it works fine but I am not getting option to add new plugins only option to manage plugins is available. Please help
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Memory considerations for cloud based GeoStack

Some time ago I asked about hardware considerations of cloud based GeoStack implementation. As a follow up to this question There are some good pointers in related question already, but they mainly ...
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How can I enable Shapefile GUI Loader in pgadmin3?

I have installed PostgreSQL 9.1 with PostGIS 1.5.3 on Ubuntu 11.10. I also installed pgadmin3 1.14.0-beta1, following this instructions. If I remember correctly, when I installed PostGIS on Windows ...
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QGIS Server Capabilities Response doesn't contain any Layers (Fedora 15 64-bit)

I'm having similar issues running QGIS Mapserver under a fresh install of Fedora 15 (64-bit). The XML response from GetCapabilities will not show the individual layers inside the QGIS project, just ...
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Installing pgRouting Ubuntu Lucid

Here are the steps i did: Added ppa to repository sources in synaptic marked all pgrouting for postgres 8.4 apply (everything was ok) restarted postgres But, i just tried a simple function ...
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QGIS Fetch Python Plugins Crash

I am using QGIS v1.6 on Ubuntu 10.10. When I use the Fetch Python Plugins menu item QGIS crashes. If I run from the terminal with sudo I get the following error: Segmentation Fault Does anyone know ...
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Advice on benchmarking my Tile Server (Apache2+mod_wsgi)

I'm wondering what advice people have for benchmarking a tile server? Specifically, I'm running a TMS using TileLite, and Vector Tiles using TileStache. Both are running under Ubuntu Server 10.10 / ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 installation possible in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have a machine with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and want to install ArcGIS Server 10 in it. I find that the supported OS are RHEL and SUSE Linux in ESRI website and I also find in some postings that it is not ...
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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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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 ...