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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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Problem in ubuntu loading geoserver wms layer in local server with leaflet

I am just starting to work with geoserver. I am trying to do the same openlayers-geoserver example but using leaflet to view the map instead of openlayers: Publishing a shapefile This code is not ...
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Need WFS-T for field work on GeoServer/PostGIS

I'm using a Boundless install of OpenGeo Suite on Ubuntu Server 12.04 with Tomcat 7. I need to allow remote access to update from the field. I can edit features fine on network, but not remotely. ...
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OpenGeo Suite installed on Ubuntu 14.04, unable to proceed/delete issues with dependencies

I have installed the OpenGeo Suite on my "Trusty Tahr". I am able to access my Tomcat server as well as Geoserver on http://localhost. The issue I'm dealing with currently stems from ...
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Unable to call otbApplication from python

I have been tryng to use some of OTB functions from python, but i am unable to import the module (otbApplication), even after to adding the PYTHONPATH to my basrc file. I am working in Ubuntu14.04, ...
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Osmosis setup on Ubuntu 14.10

I have Ubuntu 14.10. I've installed osmosis from apt. I downloaded mapfile-writer from here ...
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How to correctly install QGIS 2.8.3 with GRASS plugin on Ubuntu 14.04?

I already tried to install QGIS 2.8.3 using the procedure described on: http://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/alldownloads.html#debian-ubunt, but grass-plugin do not compare on plugin list! I tried ...