Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian Linux distribution and distributed as free and open source software, using its own desktop environment.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
860 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
141 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
228 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
216 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
274 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
32 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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 ...
16
votes
9answers
24k views

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. ...
0
votes
2answers
166 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
327 views

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" ...
2
votes
2answers
144 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
161 views

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: ...
0
votes
2answers
273 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
98 views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

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++ ...
5
votes
5answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
203 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

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: ...
14
votes
11answers
9k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

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
0
votes
0answers
209 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

How to install MapServer and MapCache on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install MapServer and MapCache on Ubuntu 14.04. The MapServer installation succeeded but now I'm stuck with the installation of MapCache. This is what I did so far: Install MapServer and ...
0
votes
1answer
502 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

How to enable FILEGDB in ubuntu QGIS2.6

I Installed QGIS but there is no option in drop down to select FileGDB. i referred some site they all give instruction for installing in windows place give information about fix this issue in Ubuntu ...
2
votes
3answers
108 views

Which monitor for working on printable maps?

I have a 24" monitor with a resolution of 1920x1080. Mostly I'm working on printable maps in QGIS. The size of some labels is sometimes smaller then 5mm on the final printed map. At my monitor this ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Is it normal that the installation of QGIS removes some graphical packages (12.04LTS)

When I install qgis with qgis.org deposit or ubuntugis ppa, apt wants to remove all of these packages : The following packages will be REMOVED: libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-quantal ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Install PostGIS and TIGER Data in Ubuntu 12.04

Could someone write a brief albeit dumbed down idiot's guide to installing postgis and loading national Tiger data on ubuntu? I've tried a few guides, namely, ...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Connect and modify map through localhost in ubuntu (content management system) [closed]

How can i set cartaro in linux,facing problem with installation instruction given on site.
1
vote
0answers
67 views

Install php mapscript on ubuntu 12.04 PHP 5.4

I follow this website : http://blog.geoghana.com/2013/06/28/setting-up-lampp-linux-apache-mapserver-php-postgresqlpostgis/ to install mapserver and the php extension on my ubuntu 12.04 64bit and PHP ...
1
vote
0answers
174 views

With Ubuntu 14.04 I get errors related to QGIS when I type sudo apt-get dist upgrade

Please advise me whether my question is a duplicate or not. This happened recently with QGIS 2.4 and Ubuntu 14.04. When I type sudo apt-get dist upgrade I get these messages - Any suggestions will be ...
4
votes
4answers
450 views

Why does the layer list context menu not open anymore?

I cannot access layers properties (i.e. change color, filter by query, anything). The mouse right click doesn't do anything. Is there a way restoring qgis to default? Ubuntu 12.04, QGIS 1.8
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Opening TileMill from Ubuntu launcher after building from source

I build TileMill from source following this tutorial. Now I can open it by going to the folder cd ~/tilemill and run node index.js. This all works fine. But I want to open it using the Ubuntu ...
0
votes
5answers
1k views

How to use Dealul Piscului 1970/Stereo 70 (EPSG:31700) with Google Mercator?

To open Google layer I use OpenLayers 0.93 plugin, the base layer has CRS "Dealul Piscului 1970/Stereo 70 (EPSG:31700)", the Google layer is set to "Google Mercator (EPSG:900913)". The same base ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Problem by changing the order of Layers in QGis Layer Tree

I'm using QGis 2.4 on a virtual machine (Ubuntu 14.4 with XFCE). I'm connected to the VM via vncviewer, what works pretty well. But now I want to add some more layers to an existing QGis Project. ...
6
votes
1answer
967 views

How to configure QGIS and SAGA on Ubuntu (12.04 and others)?

During the past weeks, I have tried QGIS to recognize SAGA via the processing toolbox, both being installed from the ubuntugis-unstable repository. I have tried this on several virtual ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
181 views

GDAL Merge Py on ubuntu many tif tiles into one

Trying to batch mosaic 1000 Gtiff rasters (all in one folder) into 1 tif file via gdal merge on linux ubuntu. Having trouble with the linux command to bring in all files in a folder into the output ...