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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 installed, but I've read that it's way better to install these apps in windows. In case I need to query my psql db located in my postgresql windows installation from cygwin (ie. shell terminal), could that be possible?

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    Does the OSGEO package not install correctly on Windows 8? – Jezibelle Aug 12 '14 at 19:55
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    OpenGeo Suite boundlessgeo.com/solutions/opengeo-suite – Mapperz Aug 12 '14 at 19:59
  • OpenGeo Suite looks nice but no money at all to have it. OSGEO seems to be what I need, I will take a closer look at it, thanks. – Gery Aug 12 '14 at 20:02
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    How about the OSGeo-Live Virtual Machine? "OSGeo-Live is a self-contained Virtual Machine based on Xubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around. It provides pre-configured applications for a range of geospatial use cases, including storage, publishing, viewing, analysis and manipulation of data. It also contains sample datasets and documentation." – RyanKDalton Aug 12 '14 at 20:06
  • I tried before Xubuntu in a VM, but it was slow, probably because I had only 2GB RAM which seems to be not enough according to some readings. That's why I opted to install everything directly in windows, but I need to deal with apps that run only in unix/linux environments such as seismic unix, and they are related to gmt through simple bash scripts, moreover I need to query my pgsql db to map things, but don't want to boot to linux as I used to do. I think the solution is simply to stick with win8 and call things from cygwin, but I need to query my db from it, would that be possible? – Gery Aug 12 '14 at 20:12