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Creating site with ArcGIS for Server gives Failed to create site. com.esri.arcgis.discovery.servicelib.AGSException?

I installed ArcGIS for server 10.3 in windows 8 . everything is ok and service is running but when creating a site with manager wizard, the site encounter to the error "Failed to create the site. ...
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Error Packaging QGIS 2.9.0

I am attempting to package QGIS from source and the creatensis.pl script is exiting with the error: Running NSIS Can't open script "Master'" running nsis failed [makensis -V1 ...
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Installing Orfeo toolbox for QGIS?

I installed QGIS through OSGeo4W 64 bit version in Windows 8. QGIS installed correctly, but I cannot add the Orfeo Toolbox. Any suggestions?
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Offline viewer for geographic data, on Windows, with local address search

I am looking for a simple GIS viewer for a Windows laptop, where it will be possible to search addresses from a local layer without a internet connection. If you have any recommendations - preferably ...
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QGIS, GRASS and WINDOWS 8

Good morning, I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 (Wien) on Windows 8 x64 bit. When I'm trying to lunch the GRASS plugin (6.4.3), Windows shows me the error g.mapset.exe has stop working, then after some times, ...
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Issue with OCHA fonts in windows 8

I installed OCHA icons on windows 8,But once that I try to open the styles with arcmap (10.2.2) I have some funny icons, do you have some idea how to fix this bug...
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ArcMap addin well-known folder not saved in mxd

We have a mix of Win7 and Win8 computers, with ArcGis 10.2.1 On the Win7 computers, under Add-In Manager > Options tab, we can add a well-known folder to the box "Search for additional Add-Ins in ...
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Error in installing QGIS 2.6 using Osgeo in Windows 8.1

I was trying to load QGIS 2.6 on Windows 8.1 using OsGeo installer. Though the files are loading fine while launching the software it is showing a series of errors. Some on these are - The ...
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Installing libspatialindex on Windows 8

I need to use Rtrees to make some code I'm running faster. However, in order to use Rtree, I need to install libspatialindex. When I've installed packages in the past I've been able to either download ...
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what does “msLoadMap not incl.” mean?

I receive "mapserv request processing time (msLoadMap not incl.)" in my ms_error.log, but no idea what that means, is that an error or the normal behavior of MapServer? It appears regardless the layer ...
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How can I increase ArcMap font size, I can barely read it!

I'm sure there is a simple answer out there, but how do I increase the font size in the ArcMap work windows? I am using Windows 8 on a Surface tablet. Thank you for saving my eyeballs!
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Openlayers pan/zoom on windows 8 app

I'm building a windows 8 js application with an Iframe that uses openlayers with google as the basemap. Everything is working except for the map navigation. When I try to pan or zoom with my finger, ...
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Accessing pgsql db set in cygwin from qgis installed on windows through osgeo4w, possible?

As the title of this question, I want to know if it is possible to access a PostgreSQL database set in cygwin (version 9) from QGis installed in Windows 8.1 through the OSgeo4W application, is that ...
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all-in-one gis packages for windows 8.1?

Is there an all-in-one installer that allows having all open-source gis apps installed in windows 8.1? with all apps I mean for instance postgresql, postgis, mapserver, qgis, grass. I have cygwin ...
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How does Mobile GPS work in Windows Tablets?

Can anyone tell me how GPS chips generally works in Windows8 Tablets? As far as I can tell Tablets do not have a separate GPS chip like those in handheld GPS receivers - It seems to be combined into ...
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Loading GRASS gives error installing QGIS Chugiak on Windows 8.1?

I am experiencing a problem installing QGIS 2.4 Chugiak on Windows 8.1, resulting in a error loading Grass. This may be a problem only affecting certain installations, I'm not sure. I am a noob on ...
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Problem with Command Console (GRASS GIS 7.0,0 beta2 on Windows 8.1)

I have a problem with Command Console. When I do for example, File-> Map display-> Add raster-> elevation, it works. But when I write into Command Console d.rast map=elevation@PERMANENT, it ...
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Problems installing TopoJSON

I experienced problems with installing TopoJSON. C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\V120\Microsoft.Cpp.Platform.targets(64,5): error MSB8020: The build tools for Visual Studio 2010 ...
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Cannot install ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 following install guide on Windows 8

I'm trying to install ArcGIS for DEsktop 10.2, I get to the following screen: But any of the instructions highlighted in blue do not open, the mouse hovers over them changing their colour to darker ...
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GRASS module g.mremove returns irrational outputs

I want to use g.mremove to remove multiple files in my mapset, import os import sys sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.environ['GISBASE'], 'etc', 'python')) import grass.script as g import ...
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How to save results of postgresql to csv/excel file using psycopg2?

I use driving_distance in postgresql to find distances between all nodes, and here's my python script in pyscripter, import sys #set up psycopg2 environment import psycopg2 #driving_distance module ...
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GRASS module g.copy returns irrational outputs

I took this as reference, Moving raster to different mapset GRASS GIS, and I use pyscripter to use GRASS module g.copy from outside, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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Use psycopg2 to do loop in postgresql

I use postgresql 8.4 to route a river network, and I want to use psycopg2 to loop through all data points in my river network. #set up python and postgresql connection import psycopg2 query = """ ...
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How to execute sql lines in postgresql using python?

I use postgresql 8.4 to route a river network, the following is my code typed in pgAdmin and the result is fine, select * from driving_distance ('select gid as id, start_id::int4 as source, ...
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How to install ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 on Windows 8 (64 bit)?

I have installed Arc GIS 9.3 on window 8, 64 bit but the lisence server says not valid license server or the older version is running how can I solve such like problems?
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Mosaic hillshade function does not save statistics/histograms in ArcMap 10.2.1

I used ArcGIS 10.2.1. on Windows 8. I did hillshade function for DEM and Calculate statistics. Every time I go into ArcMap statistics strays: I try to add this function on mosaic but didn't worked. ...
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Why my python script of r.watershed has no output?

I type those code in pyscripter, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.environ['GISBASE'], 'etc', 'python')) import grass.script as g import ...
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Better ways to check if GRASS r.water.outlet works out fine output

I use my python script to call GRASS module r.water.outlet from outside, and here's my script(I perform this script in pyscripter): import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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QGIS 2.2 Crash dumped on Windows 8.1

After I installed QGIS 2.2 via OSGeo4W, as I click the icon of QGIS, then it shows this up, so I can't open QGIS 2.2 Here's some look like troublesome lines in my installation log, 2014/03/23 ...
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QGIS 1.8 runtime error under Windows 8.1

I tried to open qgis 1.8, and everytime I click its icon on my desktop, shows this, and then it crashed, thus I always couldn't open it. I saw an analogous question in this post, Microsoft visual ...
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Difference between python IDLE and eclipse on accessing GRASS

I have seen these posts:GRASS and Python, Using Eclipse to develop GRASS Python programs. I used to use python IDLE to control GRASS, but I can't make python and GRASS connected, as I described in ...
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Problem with python script to control GRASS GIS from outside - How to import grass.script under Win 8.1?

I am working with GRASS 6.4.3 and python 2.7.6 under WIN 8.1. I am a novice with computer science and coding, and I have seen many posts including those:Is it possible to use GRASS GIS in Python ...
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d.rast problem in GRASS command line

Update#1: @gene, thank you for your reply and I type d.mon in command line, getting a popout GUI look like this: I choose the top three flags(-l, -L, -p), and I got this: And I don't know what to ...
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g.list problem in GRASS command line

I am using GRASS 6.4.3 (installed with osGeo4w), and I have this question: As I type g.list, a function window will pop out, and all functions and results are fine. But when I type g.list rast, I got ...
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libfreetype-6.dll lost when using GRASS command line

Update#1: Following the instruction of Sorin Călinică, I have installed libfreetype-6.dll using the OSGeo4W Network Installer, and the command d.rast can launch successfully. I am using GRASS ...
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Can't launch GRASS GIS 6.4.3 GUI on windows 8.1

As title, I downloaded GRASS GIS from this website: GRASS GIS - Home, and I choose winGRASS 6.4.3 standalone installer to download. After I installed, I click on its icon: I can't launch it even ...
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Problem w/ zoom on JSAPI web app in Chrome on Win 8.1

I just upgraded an ArcGIS Server JSAPI based site from 10.1 to 10.2.1. I am not seeing the zoom in/out control working for Chrome on Win 8.1 Chrome does work for me on OSX 10.9 and Win 7. This zoom ...
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Can I clip vector shapefiles more efficiently?

I have a river shapefile, got from r.watershed module, and it looks like this: I have eight points on the river which I want to analyse, and I only want this river segments:(the second photo below ...
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The same error message shows up while running GRASS command

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3(installed with OSGeo4W) under Windows 8.1 x64. When I type commands in the command console below, I often face these problems: type command which has "space", like:g.list ...
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How to add other column into pgrouting query result in pgAdmin output pane?

I'm working on my final research project now and I'm a new user in pgrouting. Is there any chances to add another column name to display in the output pane? I'd like to add road name column so that I ...
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Is it possible to use the ArcObjects Runtime SDK on a Windows Store Application (windows 8, 8.1)

I'm looking to develop a simple windows 8 tablet application with arcobjects. Is it possible to use the ArcObjects Runtime SDK? If not, is there an ArcObjects SDK for Windows store Applications?
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What might cause OpenLayers plugin to hang on windows 8.1?

I'm trying to add OpenStreetMap layer to the map through OpenLayers plugin and then application hangs. The problem occures on Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.0.1. On Windows 7 everything works correct. Does anyone ...
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How to make work tablet integrated GNSS (GPS) on Windows 8 with QGIS?

I have tablet - Dell latitude 10, running Windows 8, with integrated Broadcom GNSS Receiver BCM47511 (GPS,Glonass...). Because it is integrated GPS and Windows 8, there is the "new" way of providing ...
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“ArcGIS encountered a serious application error” problem

I need to perform regression analysis for some data. Whenever I use Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) tool (spatial statistics tools>Modeling spatial relationships>Ordinary Least squares), initially the ...
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Insert image in attribute table(unable to save edits operation attempted on empty geometry)

I have been trying to associate/insert images in an attribute table. I have created a field called pictures and data type is Raster. ( I have used this resource video to do the task) Once I load the ...
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Qgis 1.8.0 throws error “Can not find the entry point sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback”

Loading QGIS on Window 8 causes this problem: Can not find the entry point sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback in the procedure of dynamic loading C:\....\Quantum GIS Lisboa \ bin \ spatialite.dll ...
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Cannot establish connection to port 6080

From what I understand, the default port for ArcGIS for Server is port 6080. I have installed ArcGIS for Server 10.2 and now I cannot connect to the Server Manager. I am using Windows 8. My firewall ...
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QGIS GPS bluetooth connection

I have setup a Haicom bluetooth gps on a machine running Windows8 and have used GPSGate to create some virtual COM ports. I have valid data arriving at the COM port, but then I run QGIS and try to ...
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Can ArcGIS Desktop or ArcPad use the Windows Location Provider?

Are there any plans for ArcGIS Desktop or ArcMap to get the GPS Coordinates via the 'Windows Location Provider' in Windows 7/8 instead of reading a virtual com port?
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Model not editable on a different PC

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 model builder on windows 8 to create create models for my processes. But when I open the model using Arc GIS 10.1 open model for editing with Arc GIS 10.1 running on Windows 7 ...