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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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OpenGeo 3.0.2 Suite not starting on Windows 8 Pro 64 bit

Hi I need some help please, OpenGeo 3.0.2 Suite not starting on Windows 8 Pro 64 bit. The opengeosuite log is empty. I tried to launch opengeo-suite.bat The command output is : "Sorry, one ...
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How can I determine when a Bing map waypoint is going to overlap an existing one, and give the original waypoint a “badge-like” update?

I want to be able to determine when a Bing map waypoint that I want to add is going to overlap an existing one, so that, rather than bunching them all up in one spot like a litter of kittens on a ...
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“qgis-bin.exe has stopped working” whenever I try to open layer properties

I am using QGIS Desktop 2.2.0 on Windows 8. Whenever I try to open up any layer by double-clicking on it, a window pops up saying that qgis-bin.exe has stopped working. I have tried using different ...
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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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display issue in ArcScene 10 in Windows 8

I don't know if anyone can help, but when I use ArcScene 10 the model area is poorly displayed (see image). However, if I go full screen, the display is perfectly clear. I am guessing this is a ...
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OpenLayers on a Tablet running Win 8 - WFS and Doubleclick-Zoom and Zoom-gesture doesn´t work

we have our Website (OpenLayers/GeoServer with WMS and WFS) tested on mobile devices (Android mobile, iPhone, iPad and a tablet running Win 8). On the Android and Apple devices this page works fine, ...
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GRASS module g.mapset can't create new mapsets from outside

I use pyscripter to control GRASS from outside. I want to create a new mapset named water. Here's my script to generate new mapset, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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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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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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problems using v.net.allpairs

I am using GRASS 6.4.3, and I am trying v.net.allpairs to do network analysis. I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and after I use v.net.allpairs, I type the command d.vect network, and I ...
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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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“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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QGIS on Thin Client and Windows 7/8

We are migrating from windows XP in the coming months, potentially to a windows 7 VDI environment. Does anyone know answers to the following: • Is QGIS supported running in a thin client ...