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Ubuntu Newbie I am frustrated trying to install (all things GEOS) WEB-GIS

I am new to ubuntu SAUCY and I must confess the transition from windows has not been really easy for me. on windows everything seems pretty much straight forward but I am getting frustrated because It ...
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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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404 error into cartoDB installation

I am having 404 error into cartoDB installation. Need expert help to overcome the situations. http://104.238.134.159:3000/maps I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Nachine
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qgis-2.2.0 database tab missing

I have recently installed QGIS-2.2.0 but the Database tab in the top-menu bar is missing. It looks the main reason is missing libgdal1h library. But when I am installing it, it's removing ...
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How to fix the grass7 package available from the ubuntugis-unstable PPA?

Out of the blue, grass stopped functioning this morning on one of the Ubuntu 14.04 systems I use: $ grass Starting GRASS GIS... python: can't open file '/usr/lib/grass70/gui/wxpython/gis_set.py': ...
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Install QGIS Server and Web Client under Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install QGIS Server and QGIS Web Client on my Ubuntu machine by following this tutorial http://www.aboutgis.ro/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/qgis_desk_web_server_client_tutorial.pdf. At ...
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I need to host imagery though a WMS service from an Ubuntu box. What software stacks will work for me?

Our DRS Spits TFW and TIF files to a directory for imagery. I need to be able to automatically grab these files and host them via (possibly a password protected) WMS. The basic use case is this: ...
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How to install pycsw on Ubuntu? [closed]

I have Apache 2.2.22 running on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS. Following the pycsw install instructions I issued these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pycsw/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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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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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: ...
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Install qgis server under ubuntu 14.04

I have some trouble with the installation of qgis server on my ubuntu 14.04 I try to reproduce the steps from http://anitagraser.com/2012/03/30/qgis-server-on-ubuntu-step-by-step/ and from ...
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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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QGIS 2.0 Python Error on startup in Ubuntu 10.04

I upgraded QGIS to 2.0.1 through the official repository in Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit version. It would start but would not load ftools and many other plugins. It would also not display the "Get more" ...
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QGIS install on Ubuntu 14.04 fails

Following the QGIS installation guide I have tried both UbuntuGIS and QGIS stable, but both fail with the error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: python-qgis : Depends: ...
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Grass 7 on Ubuntu 14.04. Can't start Grass

I attempted to install GRASS GIS 7 on ubuntu 14.04 using these instructions. When I call grass70 from the command line I get a welcome message and a prompt to continue. I then get two error messages: ...
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Installation of QGIS Server on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I followed this tutorial in conjunction with the information provided at the QGIS Server tutorial page to install QGIS Server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. These sources consist of the standard steps for ...
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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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Installing QGIS 2.4 from tar gz file download from official QGIS website? [duplicate]

I downloaded the qgis2.4 tarball from the qgis webiste. But it doesnt follow the typical version of 3 steps to instal (1} ./configure 2} make 3} make install). So I am stuck and unable to move ...
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installing older version of QGIS on Ubuntu

I recently installed the latest version of QGIS (2.0) on my UBUNTU 12.04. But am not very satisfied with it. I would like to uninstall it and reinstall QGIS 1.8 v on Ubuntu. Am unable to do so. It ...
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Installation procedure for older version of QGIS (2.4) on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How do I install an older version of QGIS, specifically 2.4, on Ubuntu 14.04? I am trying to run SWMM model on QGIS 2.8, but the SWMM plugin is not compatible with that version. Can anyone suggest to ...
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Older QGIS 2.4 version installation in Ubuntu 14.04 instead of QGIS 2.8 [duplicate]

Right now I am trying to run SWMM model on QGIS2.8. But the swim plugin is not compatible with 2.8 version of QGIS. Can anyone suggest me how to download and install qgis 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Having trouble connecting QGIS with postgres database with postgis extension

I am working on Ubuntu Precise with postgresql version 9.3 and postgis 2.0. After initially starting my postgres database and eventually getting permission errors that would prevent postgres from ...
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QGIS and Ubuntu 14.04 unmet dependency

I posted this on digitalocean, but it's imperative I resolve this problem. Freshly updated 14.04 and I went from trying qgis.org debian to the ubuntugis repo. Results: xx@XX:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing QGIS 2.6.1 on Ubuntu 14.04

First I am relatively new to linux particularly Ubuntu 14.04 so if you intend to help me, just indicate the exact commands (step-by-step) that i need to type to get QGIS 2.6.1 Installed I have tried ...
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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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How do I determine the hardware requirements for importing an OSM extract?

I have a 950MB OSM extract I'm trying to import into Postgres using osm2pgsql. All attempts thus far have failed as I've been running out of hard drive space. I have no problem processing metro or ...
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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 ...
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Geoserver init.d script

I am trying to write an script which will start the Geoserver service on system boot. A good manual is given here. I am on Ubuntu14.04 and using Geoserver-2.6.1. I have edited the following lines ...
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How to install PyWPS on Ubuntu?

Since PyWPS is not yet packaged for Ubuntu an installation guide would be handy. This guide should target a vanilla Ubuntu LTS install, detailing the required dependencies.
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QGIS 2.6 can't reload Python plugins

Im using QGIS 2.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. Suddenly a strange caching behaviour appeard in QGIS. When I change the plugin code and try to reload it with for example the Plugin Reloader plugin or when I reload ...
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Error when installing Nominatim on Ubuntu

Due to a large amount of geocoding tasks I want to install Nominatim on my local machine following the official manual. I installed the required software without problems, however when installing ...
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Finding shape editing tools for Ubuntu

could you suggest me a client for editing a shapefile in a webgis done with geoserver? My idea is that one accessing via web can change shape geospatial data and as a result the shapefile stored in ...
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How to install QGIS on Ubuntu 12.04?

Has anyone had any luck with getting QGIS working on Ubuntu 12.04? I have tried the stable and unstable versions and with not luck. I also get the following: "Some packages could not be installed. ...
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spatialite - azimuth function not available

I am working with last spatialite versions on both Windows (7) and Ubuntu (13.10). I installed these from reference spatialite website. For both, version that I downloaded is 4.1.1 (nevertheless in ...
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Geonode installation on Ubuntu fails

attention: This might be more a question for "askubuntu.stackexchange" but it is GIS-related Geonode 2.0 is available for Ubuntu 12.04 but not for Ubuntu 14.04. According to the docs it should be ...
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Need a simple sample mapcache.xml file that works with mapserver

I have a functioning mapserver installation runing on Ubuntu 14.04 and it's working fine. However, I would like to up the performance by putting mapcache in front of it. I've installed mapcache, but ...
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QGIS 2.6 simplify a road network to obtain the intersections

In QGIS 2.6.1 in Ubuntu, I want to measure the density of block in this city (FYI my final aim is to measure the TOD level). I have the road network from French national IGN dataset BDTopo. I have ...
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How to create projects in Tilemill Ubuntu Web service?

I have set up Tilemill on a Ubuntu server and successfully accessed it from browser using TILEMILL_HOST:20009 I have already uploaded planet_osm data to postgresql/PostGIS DB in the same server ...
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SAGA is not working within sextante (QGIS processing installed in Ubuntu)

Recently i decided to start working in Ubuntu (version 14.04). My first step was to add the ubuntugis-unestable repository, and then proceed to install SAGA, GRASS, OTB, QGIS and the bindings between ...
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Unable to install ECW support on lubuntu 14.04

I try unsuccessfully to install the ECW support (mainly to use ECW file in QGIS 2.2). We attempt to follow and adapt the howto provided by makina-corpus. My first supprise was the repository ...
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QGIS 2.6.1 doesn't load python plugins on Ubuntu after upgrade [duplicate]

I have experienced this scenario once before and now today, whenever I updated my QGIS installation on Ubuntu, it didn't reload python plugins under ~/.qgis2/python/plugins when started, only c++ ...
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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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Accessing GeoServer on my own domain

I am running GeoServer 2.4.3 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 and tomcat7 and I want to access it on mydomain.com. I have searched a lot and found the all the solutions suggest to use a ProxyPass. One of the ...
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Problem adding ppa:ubuntugis-unstable

I'm trying to add the ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable repository to my ubuntu. I type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable And I'm getting: Cannot add PPA: ...
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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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plugin compile with make would not compile module [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 QGIS 2.6 PyQt4 I'm following one of many tutorials on 'plugin builder', here is the latest one I'm trying with: http://www.digital-geography.com/build-qgis-plugin/ It all seems very ...
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Install QGIS on Ubuntu with GDAL built from source?

I am trying to install QGIS on Ubuntu 14.04. While I can easily install it via the package manager or apt-get, I find that QGIS, when installed, does not have Python support as expected. The symptoms ...
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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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Error adding Geoserver store from PostGIS

I cant get a connection up when creating a PostGIS-store. Geoserver is running fine on IP:80/geoserver. PostGIS is running and working fine with psql commands Created database/table 'mydb' and ...
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Orfeo tool box (OTB) in Ubuntu 14.04 and SAGA incompatibility (gdal versions)

I need to test segmentation of a 12000 x 12000 pixels scene. I successfully compiled OTB in Ubuntu 14.04 and ran the process. But when I tried to start SAGA, I got a startup error. I found that gdal ...