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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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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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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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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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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 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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ECW support for QGIS 2.8 (Wien) and Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn)

Getting QGIS 2.8 (Ubuntu 14.10) ready for ECW files is really a pain. I've no terminal experience and it took me several hours to install the ECW JPEG 2000 SDK 3.3. What I did so far: #download ECW ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Sending commands into FGDB

I have a large .gdb of all blocks in the United States, available from Census. I would like to create a point shape file of all census tract centroids in the US. I have QGIS with FileGDB enabled, as ...
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Opengeo and Ubuntu memory issue

I was working with LiDAR in Opengeo suite while following the Boundless tutorials (http://workshops.boundlessgeo.com/tutorial-lidar/) In my recent post titled 'LiDAR and Opengeo', I mentioned about ...
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Problems installing libgdal-ecw package

I have problems to visualize ecw files for qgis 2.3.0 using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. From terminal, following the instructions for qgis 1.8 found at ECW for QGIS 1.8 in Ubuntu 12.04, because launching the ...
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Ubuntu Touch and QGIS?

I'm planning buying a tablet for running Ubuntu. There are little info on experience with Ubuntu Touch and QGIS and does it work? What I want is to run it on the tablet, drawing polygons etc on ...
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Merging contour lines along tile boundaries

I am working with the CANVEC data set. The data in canvec is broken up in to mapsheets. eg. 116B04. I have data covering the entire province of the Yukon. I have merged all the data in to one ...
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Uninstall ERDAS ECW/JP2 SDK Version 5.0 (Ubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu Linux as main OS when it comes to geoprocessing but I am not yet an expert using it. I recently needed QGIS to have ECW support, so I followed the instructions of Luke in the ...
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Problems with SEXTANTE

maybe the answer is somewhere, but i can't find it right now... I'm getting problems with SEXTANTE and algorithms with GRASS, SAGA... Always is the same, they can't open the files, the error is the ...
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Couldn't load PyQGIS, QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise

After upgrading to QGIS 2.0.1 I still get the error: Couldn't load PyQGIS. Python support will be disabled. Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in File ...
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Possible to rollback from QGIS 2.0.1?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Unfortunately Ubuntu has automatically upgraded my QGIS from 1.8 to 2.0.1. And 2.0.1 which creates GeoJSON files that OpenLayers cannot parse. Would be best for me to ...
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How to Configure sextante in Qgis 1.9 ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and the most up to date version of Qgis 2.1.0-Master. I am trying to get sextante to work correctly and have a hard time. Specifically SAGA 2.1.0 and GRASS 6.4.2 will not ...
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where to copy ST_geometry.so on Linux server?

I run PostgreSQL 9.2 on an Ubuntu server. Through ArcCatalog 10.1 I can connect to the database (although it is empty right now). When trying to "Enable Enterprise Geodatabase" I get the following ...
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Qgis libqgispython.so failed to load

I am using Qgis 1.8 and Python (on Ubuntu 12.10) for a couple of month now, but today i got suddenly the error Couldn't load Python support library: Cannot load library /usr/lib/qgispython: ...
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How to connect to MSSQL-Server using Geoserver?

I have Geoserver on Ubuntu 13.04. On another machine I have MS SQL-Server 2008 R2. Now I want to connect it together. Google says that its possible to connect to SQL-Server from Ubuntu using ODBC ...
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Ubuntu user want to use District Council Uk OS data to print a map!

Hi, I have been told by my Local District Council that to make proper maps that can use their published UK OS data without having to buy the special program is your open source solution. I happen to ...
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Ubuntu Raring - Openlayers Plugin 1.8 or 1.9 Master

Relative newbie to Ubuntu and QGIS. Many questions are posted relating to the Openlayers plugin. It works fine in windows but I cannot get it to work or even appear in either 1.8 or 1.9. The "fetch ...
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Oracle Spatial support QGIS 1.9-0-Master (Ubuntu)

I just installed QGIS 1.9.0-Master (Build 480) on a Ubuntu virtual machine. I am running/compiled against GDAL/OGR 1.9.2. My question is why I cannot add Oracle Spatial Layers as I am able to do ...
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Installing OpenGeo suite breaks tomcat on an instance of AWS Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am running an instance of Ubuntu Server 12.04 on AWS and after installing the OpenGeo suite have been unable to get access to tomcat6 via localhost:8080 and thus no access to the OpenGeo dashboard. ...
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pgsql2shp query error select

I need to export from postgis some data obtaining the center of my polygons, now I'm working on Ubuntu. My command looks like this: ./pgsql2shp -f /home/me/ESTADOS_POINT -h localhost -p 5432 -P ...
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How to install mapbox studio in ubuntu

Can anyone give me a hand to install the Mapbox studio in Ubuntu 12.04? I have downloaded the zip file for Linux but cannot find any installation instructions there.
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qgis server on 64bit or 32 bit machine?

Are there any advantages/disadvantages to setting up QGIS server on 64bit ubuntu vs 32bit? I have got it running on both but differences are not apparent to me.
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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I cannot use Gdal Python but Gdal binary, how to fix?

**UPDATE: I can use GDAL with Python now by copy file from Gdal 1.11 compiled folder to Python package folder. But the problem with GDAL binary and GDAL library that they cannot read the HDF5 file. ...
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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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OpenGeo Suite Community Edition 4.0 Dependency Problems on Ubuntu 12.04

The OpenGeo Suite 4.0 has some issues with dependencies specifically with respect to GDAL and PostGres libraries. The issue arises when one tries to install libgdal-dev, which is required, among ...
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qgis build under ubuntu 12.04, but all the python plugins are not there

All the .so plugin show correctly, only the python plugin do not. I am confused and do not know how to fix this. I think there must be some python problem . The build process is successful.
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Cannot install OpenGeo Suite on Ubuntu 12.04

I originally posted this on this forum post, but thought it would be best to open a new thread. If I should have simply posted on the other forum, my apologies. I am also having issues installing OG ...
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What is meaning of GDAL on Ubuntu install [ERROR] Cannot make qgis.db private copy?

I am so lost and confused. I have spent days on this and not had any luck, so I'm really hoping someone can help! I am a new opensource user with an Ubuntu 13.04 OS. I used the software GUI (Ubuntu ...
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Why are some values missing from the imported CSV?

Bit of a strange one: i'm importing a CSV where the rows are the WKT data for regularly progressing rectangles from a grid, then the rectangle name, then values (ranging between 2 & 254). When I ...
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QGIS Georeferencer and Coordinate Systems

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu and Windows versions of QGIS where the georeferencer does not properly assign the coordinate system to the output raster. When I assign the output CRS to 'EPSG:900913 ...
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QGIS 1.8 problem with rendering polygons in WGS84 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using QGIS 1.8 on Ubuntu 12.04. If I add a polygon layer in SHP format and WGS84 projection and start to zoom in, from a scale of 1:200.000 aprox. polygons on the edges are not drawn anymore and ...