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Merging large number of .shp files via command line with ogrmerge.py

I have a directory containing many (about 100,000) .shp files. I would like to merge them together via the command line using ogrmerge.py like this: $ ogrmerge.py -single -o output.shp *inputs.shp I ...
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GDAL loop through gpkg layers

I've a gpkg with several vector layers inside, i'd like to build a spatial index for each I'm using very simple gdal/sql process: ogrinfo -SQL "SELECT CreateSpatialIndex('gis_layer_01', 'geom')&...
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How to find which raster cells are overlapped by polygons

(QGIS 3.22) I'm trying to compare a raster layer with a vector layer and find all the raster cells overlapped by a vector. Unfortunately, the polygons are much smaller than the pixels of the raster, ...
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How to enable QGIS plugins from command line?

I was able write a test plugin and install it to QGIS (ver 3.24, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). The plugin shows up in the dialogbox from the Plugins -> Manage and Install plugins... menu. It is shown under ...
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Cannot run qgis_process on WSL2, its trying to connect to a display

I'm trying to run qgis_process on WSL2 on Windows 10 using Ubuntu and I get this Error message: qt.qpa.xcb: could not connect to display xxx.xxx.xxx.x:x qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform ...
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Can't get osmium to run on command line in windows 10

I have installed osmium but when trying to run it through command line I get the error 'osmium' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. This is usually ...
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Reading/writing PostGIS layers with qgis_process-qgis command line tool

How do I use the qgis_process command line tool with PostGIS layers as input and/or output?
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lasinfo - Codec can't decode byte

I am adding lidar info into qgis, and when I run lasinfo I get the errors listed below. I have tried redownloading the data but the same errors always come back Errors Parameters verbose False run new ...
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Why the wind shows the opposite direction than what it should display

I am having trouble with my wind display, I am currently using GrADS and I have two data from AMPS and ERA5 showing the wind speed and magnitude over the Antarctic Peninsula area. However, after ...
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Is it possible to execute the command line inside SpatiaLite?

Let's say I have a dataset filled with points on SpatiaLite and I don't have these points address location on this database. So, I make a new column on it for adding this address as the following: ...
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Unable to run qgis_process from command line for native:atlaslayouttopdf QGIS algorithm

I've tried to run below commands in my terminal 1st try qgis_process run native:atlaslayouttopdf --project=/home/thomasg/own-projects/sample-qgis-server/projects/atlas_minimum.qgs --LAYOUT=...
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Orfeo Toolbox output rasters are 300x larger than inputs of the same size

I am trying to use Orfeo Toolbox CLI to do some processing, e.g. Smoothing: otbcli_Smoothing -in path/to/mosaic.tif -out output/smoothing.tif uint8 -type mean For now, the input, mosaic.tif, is just ...
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qgis_process run script from command line

qgis_process allows us to run scripts already installed in QGIS from the command line. But is there a way to run qgis scripts not yet installed? e.g. if I have a file script.py from qgis.core import ...
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Get input layer extent as new GeoJSON polygon on the command line

Starting from a GeoJSON file containing a country boundary polygon, I would like to obtain a rectangular approximation: another GeoJSON consisting of the bounding box/envelope of the original polygon. ...
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GDAL - Register Pixel Function for Command-Line Utilities

I'm new to GDAL and am just learning the inner-workings of C++ compilation at the moment so please bear with me. I am trying to define a pixel function to produce a VRT from input TIFs, with a band ...
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Working a PyQGIS Script in cmd, outside of the QGIS python console

I have a perfectly fine working script that runs within the QGIS Python Console and I would like to run the script outside of the software, preferably in cmd as a .bat, so then I can use task ...
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Load gzipped HDF5 layer without decompressing using GDAL

I am interested in loading a VIIRS raster that's contained in a gzipped H5 file, but I get an error. I am using the following command to get the info: gdalinfo HDF5:"/vsigzip/imagery/viirs/test3/...
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Error when trying to display a raster from command line! (GRASS GIS)

I am using GRASS GIS 7.8 on Ubuntu 20.04. Currently working my way through a couple of tutorials. I am trying to display a raster from the command line using the d.rast command on a new monitor that I'...
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ogr2ogr PostGIS to GeoJSON using batch file

I am trying to export a PostGIS table to GeoJSON using ogr2ogr. The following works perfectly when I launch it in Windows command : ogr2ogr -f "GeoJSON" F:\output.json PG:"host=**** ...
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Converting raster to integer values and exporting as 16 bit using QGIS

I am trying to export a DEM raster as a 16 bit image using the Raster>Conversion>Translate drop down menus in QGIS. I have seen somewhere I need to save it with a -ot tag to turn it into a 16 ...
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Find sublines, given initial and final offsets, via the command line

I have a CSV file that looks essentially like this: id,id_wkt,start,end,wkt 11,11,0,43,"LINESTRING(3.3623676 51.3132714,3.3626663 51.3130068,3.363068 51.3126811,3.3636323 51.3122504,3.3640754 51....
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QGIS Output Command Line Results on the Terminal [closed]

QGIS as a command line mode with limited fonctionnality. The following code examples use QGIS 3.14 on Windows 10 For example to access QGIS version number, you can type: C:\OSGeo4W64\bin\qgis-bin --...
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Error using HEC-HMS via command line

I am attempting to invoke HMS to run headlessly by prompting a batch file containing the following: cd C:\Program Files\HEC\HEC-HMS\4.4 hec-hms -s C:\Users\abudhabikid\Desktop\TESTING\Project\...
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Python fmask from command line or in Python script

I'd like to mask some clouds in Sentinel-2-Images with the python-fmask-library. As I'm not too experienced with Python and remote sensing, I have some questions. When I installed the library I ...
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Suppress the list of drivers when ogr2ogr fails

I'm quite sick of seeing this spammy output when ogr2ogr fails: FAILURE: Unable to open datasource `foo.csv' with the following drivers. -> `PCIDSK' -> `netCDF' -> `JPEG2000' -> `...
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Simple raster calculation in batch mode (for folders)

I have thousands of raster organized in several folders. All of their cell values have to be divided by 10. Seems simple, but I didn't find any solution to do it in batch. QGIS offers batch mode, but ...
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Loading specific area from an osm.pbf file into Maperitive

Is there a way to download a specific longtitude / latitude boundary area (a city) from a country osm.pbf file in Maperitive? In my case I am trying to load Greater Sydney from http://download....
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Reading large PBF file with GDAL [closed]

I'm trying to use GDAL to read-in a large .pbf file containing OSM data for London. The problem is that ogrinfo returns an error message, Too many features have accumulated ... as shown in the ...
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ogr2ogr commands with cmd

I'm trying to run a ogr2ogr command with cmd. When I run the cmd the Osgeow command prompt just flashes and nothing happens. When I enter my ogr2ogr script directly to the Command Prompt everythinh ...
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Running GRASS GIS on Text-based interface alone

I'm required to run GRASS GIS functions on a CentOS 7 server using the GRASS Text-based interface as it is not possible to use the GUI. I basically want to import some shapefiles as vector layers and ...
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Running QGIS on command-line alone?

For a certain project I'm required to run QGIS processes on a large data set on a Linux server as my PC does not have the sufficient memory to execute them (snapping points to lines + Steiner tree ...
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Connection Time out during Terrain Correction in Snap gpt command line process - Sentinel 1

I am processing Sentinel-1 using the Snap command line gpt. The xml file i am using was produced using the graph builder within the SNAP software, and slightly modified to suit my needs. Please see ...
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ogr2ogr: How to export / explode GeoJSON features from collections into separate files

I would like to use an ogr2ogr command to export features as multiple separate geojson files from a single GeoJSON feature collection. I have tried using the -explodecollections command but I am ...
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Convert lists of coordinates to multiple lines based on ID at start of each block of coordinates

I have a list of XY coordinates along multiple lines. The lines are separated by a single identifier at the start of each block of coordinates. How do I convert this to multiple lines linking the ...
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Prioritising values in accordance to various Columns

I previously asked for help in Prioritizing the Attribute table of a self made polygon layer Prioritising polygons in QGIS Now I want to change this prioritisation in accordance to multiple values ...
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How to efficiently extract specific metadata for many shapefiles?

I have a directory with 50 subdirectories containing a total of 300 shapefiles which I would like to query for their feature count and output to a text file. Thus far I am able to get the feature ...
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Prioritising polygons in QGIS

I just created a layer in which I hand drew a lot of polygons. Now I want to fill out the Attribute table through commands since it will save me a bunch of time. Therefore, I calculated the area of ...
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Call QGIS geoprocessing tools from command line (terminal, bash-script)

Is there any possibility to call tools found in the QGIS processing toolbox from the command line, other than using python? It is my understanding that if you use any GDAL tools, the QGIS gui is just ...
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FME workspace runner mangles WFS parameters

When running a workspace using a WorkspaceRunner transformer in FME some non-standard query string parameters in the WFS url are discarded and/or seemingly randomly replaced by equals signs. Setup is ...
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Using LAStools to repair headers for several LiDAR files?

So, I have 21 LiDAR files with incorrect information in their file headers. For example, when I import a single file into R using the following code, I get several warnings saying that there are no ...
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Command line tool to repair self-intersection in GeoJSON

I am working with this file. Kansas seems to have a self intersection: TopologyException: Input geom 0 is invalid: Self-intersection at or near point -98.918045000000006 37.379078 at -98....
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Saving LAZ files to different location from input (LAS) files? [duplicate]

All of the command line examples I'm seeing show how to create LAZ files in the same folder as the LAS files, e.g.: C:\Folder\tools>laszip F:\Folder\LAS_points\*.las Unfortunately, I don't have ...
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gdalwarp for clipping images using multiple polygon in a bash shell for loop

C:\OSGeo4W64\bin\gdalwarp.exe -dstnodata 0 -q -cutline D:\hillsborough_Images_work\split_Polygon\120-140k\Hillborough_FINAL_140000_region_IGD_120570003d29ed0dc.shp -crop_to_cutline -dstalpha -tr 0....
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Translate manual operations to GRASS commands

I am new in GRASS GIS and i wanted to know how i could translate GRASS manual operations to GRASS commands in the console. I imported a raster and i was able to see the command r.import input=XXXXX\...
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Build spatialite db from scratch within build process

Having a scripted build process on Windows 10 (CMD or Powershell, both is possible) I want to build a spatialite database with the ready to use but empty schema created from a couple of sql files. I ...
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Use command line to call an FME workbench from a python tool in ArcGIS

I have a Python script that I run in ArcGIS Desktop 10.2. I also have an FME workbench I use in part of the same process. I currently have to run half of the script, switch to FME then run the other ...
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Pass attribute to python script with QGIS command line launcher

I didn't find the answer to this question : is there a way for passing attributes to python script when you try to run it from QGIS command line launch : os.system('qgis --nologo --project project....
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Cropping osm.pbf data without missing overlapping features?

for our offline maps tool we use *.osm.pbf data for input. As we often need cross border selections or just a country with some "buffer" around borders we use cropped osm data using osmctools. ...
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r.viewshed output location

I'm very new on GRASS and trying to extract the viewshed of a SRTM HGT file. This is what I've done so far: (why I'm using GRASS command line this way is not in question. Please answer this same way) ...
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Converting OSM.PBF to Geopackage in CLI?

I would like to refresh this tutorial for my purposes - background vector map in one file - just to load in QGIS. My idea is a script doing this: Import directly downloaded Openstreetmap PBF file (...
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