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CartoDB with external access in Ubuntu 12.04.5

I'm following the guide at https://github.com/CartoDB/cartodb to install CartoDB on my Ubuntu server. Last time I've installed it, it was successful, but while trying to modify it to be able to ...
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How to compile QGIS from source with Grass?

I recently decided to reinstall QGIS and build against the latest version of GDAL - something I have been putting off for ages because I suspected it would be a nightmare. Lo and behold it has been, ...
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What is the correct (QGIS) syntax for a masked PostQIS spatial query?

What is the correct syntax if I want to query a masked region from PostGIS from inside QGIS ? The data is from "planet_osm_poly" (imported via osm2pgsql) and I'd like to use a polygone from a ...
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ogr2ogr without spatialite support - How to fix it?

I am trying to use ogr2ogr to convert OSM data from pbf to spatialite. I used to do so with the following command: ogr2ogr -f "SQLite" -dsco SPATIALITE=YES png-full-last.db planet_137.084,-15....
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QGIS segmentation fault related to numpy on Ubuntu

I'm running QGIS 2.14 on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything's been working just fine until I upgraded a few Python packages via pip this afternoon. Since doing that, QGIS crashes with a segmentation fault ...
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Installing QGIS-Server on Ubuntu 14 (64-Bit AWS EC2 Instance), /cgi-bin/ doesn't work

I've been trying to install qgis-server (2.14) on Ubuntu 14 (64-bit) using instructions from the the qgis-server installation instructions and tips from this question. All the packages install, I can ...
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Tile server - problem with tiles loading (pink tiles)

I have built a tile server by following this instruction: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ and i have a problem. When i test tile server using http://...
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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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renderd: encountered during parsing of layer 'landuse_gen0'

I am trying to set up open street map on a Ubuntu machine on Amazon. I have imported the whole world into postgresql and it took many days. I am following the tutorial at https://switch2osm.org/...
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Cannot update GDAL on Ubuntu

I am trying to use GDAL_Rasterize and found a link via Google that suggested that there were bugs in older versions. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 'gdalinfo --version' gives me 'GDAL 1.11.2, ...
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QGIS Crashes with OpenLayers plugin

I've just updated to QGIS Brighton on Ubuntu 14.04, and I've noticed that when I open Openlayers plugin, in order to load google layers, the whole program suddenly crashes. The only log I see, when ...
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ogr2ogr not running on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to convert an osm.pbf file to a spatialite db but I can't get ogr2ogr to run. I have qgis 2.14.2 and ubuntu 15.10. I've reinstalled gdal-bin and I'm getting the following message from the ...
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The connection was reset deploying geoserver.war in ubuntu

I have installed Tomcat 7 in Ubuntu and when I try to deploy geoserver.war I receive the error "The connection was reset" in Firefox and "402 Access Denied" in Chromium. How do I deploy geoserver.war?...
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Conflicts while installing postgresql9.3-postgis2.1,QGIS and gdal-bin

I want to use postgresql9.3-postgis2.1 and gdal-bin parallel . I have refer instruction here for installing postgresql-9.3 on ubuntu 12.04. I have install qgis from here While installing gdal-bin it ...
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NVIZ not installed/working?

I am running GRASS GIS 7.0.4 on Ubuntu 16.04. After completing a tutorial on extruding vector data, I tried running the nviz command to see the result in a 3D-view. This is in norwegian, but it ...
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How to install QGIS with OpenGeo Suite on Ubuntu

I was wondering how should one install QGIS after installing OpenGeo Suite on Ubuntu Linux? I installed OpenGeo 4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 following the instructions on the official website http://suite....
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Why doesn't OpenLayers Plugin 1.3.6 show in Internet menu on Ubuntu 14?

I installed QGIS 2.8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit (from repository http://qgis.org/debian trusty) I installed OpenLayers Plugin 1.3.6 It doesn't show in main menu (Internet) like on Mac Do I miss ...
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Install QGIS 2.14 Essen on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

I'm having trouble installing QGIS on Xenial. `debian` release When I try using the debian release (i.e. without ubuntugis dependencies) I get the following errors (please note there is no xenial ...
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QGIS Segmentation fault (core dumped)

QGIS 2.14 works fine until a couple of day (ubuntu 15.10 wily). QGIS crash at startup with only this error : Segmentation fault (core dumped) sudo qgis don't give any error but qgis don't start. ...
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How to repair broken GDAL and PROJ.4 on Ubuntu?

EDIT2: I solved the library problem, but others remain, only vaguely related to that of PROJ.4 library not loaded. I asked a follow-up question for these. My GDAL package and PROJ.4 library are ...
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How to install pgRouting in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install pgRouting in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I added the respective repository (https://launchpad.net/~georepublic/+archive/pgrouting-unstable?field.series_filter=trusty) but failed to install the ...
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PostGIS broken after Ubuntu 16.04 upgrade

I upgraded Ubuntu from 15.01 to 16.04 and PostGIS is broken. Below are the errors: psql (9.5.2) Type "help" for help. osm=# select version(); version ------...
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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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GDAL build from source throwing OpenSSL errors on Ubuntu

I'm trying to get GDAL installed/up to date on my Ubuntu machine, and I can't seem to get it to work properly. I've been following this process: https://milkator.wordpress.com/2014/05/06/set-up-gdal-...
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Local Nominatim install accessing with API

I have installed a local Nominatim install on Ubuntu using the instructions located at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation and I am using Apache. The installation appears to ...
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How to get QGIS to use dedicated graphics card over integrated

does anyone know how i'd be able to get QGIS in either windows or Ubuntu to use the dedicated graphics card over the integrated graphics? I am attempting to speed up the processing of a supervised ...
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Why does QGIS spontaneously corrupt shapefile data? [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS 2.14 (Mac), but I have had the same problem with 2.8 (Ubuntu). When I am editing a shapefile, QGIS seems to spontaneously corrupt the data in unpredictable and catastrophic ways that ...
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How to activate GRASS GIS 7 plugin in QGIS 2.8?

Apparently, my linux ubuntu setup of QGIS doesn't contain grass gis, although when I initially installed it last week I added grass gis to the command line. Anyway, I typed in once again and installed ...
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Geoserver not starting

I have downloaded Geoserver 2.8.3 on a fresh Ubuntu installation which I access via SSH. I installed Java 8 and setted up JAVA_HOME and GEOSERVER_HOME to the right locations. When i run ./startup.sh ...
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How to install proj4rb on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install proj4rb on Ubuntu 14.04. Three methods are provided in the README file, but they all fail. 1. Using gem $ gem install proj4rb Building native extensions. This could take a ...
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Fetch Python Plugins missing

I'm running QGis master v1.9.0 on xubuntu and the 'fetch python plugins' option is absent. This guy had this problem with vanilla 1.7.5 but fixed it by upgrading to 1.9.0 master. Nishant had this ...
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QGIS 2.14 Linux/Ubuntu GRASS algorithms - This algorithm cannot be run :-(

Does someone else have the problem that GRASS Tools don't work in QGIS 2.14 Toolbox ? Error: "This algorithm cannot be run :-(" GRASS7 is enabled in Toolbox options and installed (with QGIS-GRASS ...
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GRASS r.in.lidar tool generates incomplete rasters

I have been trying to import a huge LIDAR file (10.5) Gb to GRASS GIS using r.in.lidar. It does the task, but only for part of the image, as shown below: Canopy Height Model (CHM) generated with ...
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Why can't I run .tif file with GDAL?

I am trying to extract data from a geotiff file in the Ubuntu terminal. My professor used the command "gdal NDVI.tif" and was able to write the data to a text file. When I use that command, I get the ...
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wine + LAStools in QGIS 2.8.1, Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get wine + LAStools to work in QGIS 2.8.1 (ubuntu 14.04). I only get the 22 open source functions that comes with QGIS. Outside qgis wine + LAStools works fine. My guess is that I am not ...
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MODIS data with .hdf extension not compiling in Ubuntu

I am trying to use GDAL to read .hdf file, but it does not seem to recognize the extension. It works fine in Windows system. The GDAL open command gives the following error message: ERROR 4: `...
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How to open ArcGIS personal geodatabase (*.mdb) in QGIS installed under Ubuntu

I did open easily ArcGIS personal geodatabases (mdb files) under my previous Windows version of QGIS by using "Add Vector Layer" > (Source type) File, but I cannot use the same method under Ubuntu (...
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How do I get and install the latest version of QGIS in Ubuntu?

I'd like to get the latest 64-bit dev build of QGIS on my Ubuntu setup. How exactly do I go about it? I assume it's some kind of arcane terminal command...
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Error while creating plugin using plugin builder in Ubuntu 15.04

I am building a QGIS plugin using qgis plugin builder 2.10.1. I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I had selected (/usr/share/qgis/python/plugins) path for the plugin to store in plugin builder, Its raising an ...
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Google Earth graphics card problem in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am struggling to get Google Earth working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The program opens correctly and does not crash, as many report over the web. But it has trouble working with the graphics ...
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Install pygeoprocessing on ubuntu 14.04 and python3

I'm trying to install the pygeoprocessing package for Python 3.4 on an Ubuntu 14.04 VM. I have all the necessary versions of the required dependencies (GDAL, numpy, scipy, shapely, Cython). ...
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SFCGAL compilation: How to specify CGAL path?

I'm a Linux newbie but nevertheless I want to install SFCGAL on OSGeoLive Virtual Machine (this is Ubuntu 14.04.4. LTS trusty). So first of all I had to get the dependencies, e.g. CGAL. Unfortunately ...
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Display problems in some layers of Geoserver 2.3.1

I deleted Geoserver 2.2-SNAPSHOT and deleted tomcat6. Set tomcat7 (from ubuntu repository) and Geoserver 2.3.1. Rewrote his workspce (store, style ..), changing the owner to tomcat7. Some layers are ...
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Ordnance Survey Master Map font in QGIS 2.14

I have been trying to style some OSMM data using their supplied QML files which include a font with some of their symbology in. I've added the font to my system (ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and when viewed in ...
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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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Upgrading from Qgis 2.4 to 2.12 on Ubuntu 15.04

This should be a simple question. On Ubuntu 15.04 how can I get Qgis upgraded from 2.4 to 2.12?
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How to build osm tileserver (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)?

I'm trying to follow the tutorial: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ And the first part works greatly, but because i'm new at using Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Installing the latest QGIS version on Ubuntu 14.04

I am relatively new to Linux, so can you indicate the exact commands (step-by-step) that I need to type to get the latest QGIS installed on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow the instructions ...
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QGIS 2.14 fails to install on Ubuntu 14.04

My previously working installation of QGIS 2.14 on Ubuntu 14.04 suddenly failed to start QGIS. I have been trying to reinstall QGIS without success. I have tried several ways to completely uninstall ...
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3D interactive terrain visualization with GRASS 7

GRASS 6 had an interesting and interactive terrain visualization tool which was based on Tcl/Tk and called NViz. After my Ubuntu 15.10 updated itself for GRASS 7.0, the NViz interactive tool is ...