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

0
votes
3answers
960 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
195 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
480 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
249 views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

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. ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
471 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
723 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
214 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

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 ...
15
votes
7answers
18k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
556 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
329 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
61 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
111 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
804 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

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...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

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). ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
504 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
14
votes
4answers
811 views

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, ...
5
votes
2answers
210 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
108 views

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 ...
8
votes
3answers
12k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
285 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
131 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. ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

PostGIS raster geoTiff simple Lat/Lon query example

I've successfully loaded a geoTif into PostGIS (Postgresql 9.3.9) using the following command on my Ubuntu 14.04 server:- sudo -u postgres raster2pgsql -s 4326 -d -I -C -M -R -l 4 ...
0
votes
2answers
577 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.
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Grass r.gwr addon difficulties Ubuntu

I am using Grass7 and Ubuntu14.4 I am attempting to carry out a geographically weighted regression between two .tif files but am having issues with the call to r.gwr Code and output is as follows. ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Is there some method on Ubuntu to request newest postgresql postgis package rather than specific version?

There is postgresql-9.3-postgis-2.1 and there is postgresql-9.4-postgis-2.1. Unfortunately 9.3 is available only on trusty and 9.4 is not available on trusty (see ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

GRASS on Ubuntu: ERROR: Variable 'LOCATION_NAME' not set

I am running grass 7.0.03 on Ubuntu 14.04 When attempting to run GRASS using gksudo GRASS I get as far as clicking the start new session button and get the following information in the bash shell: ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Error while installing osm2pgrouting Ubuntu14.04

I'm trying to install osm2pgrouting. I have installed all the required packages and I also have changed the #include "libpq-fe.h" to #include postgresql/libpq-fe.h" in the src/Export2DB.h. However ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views