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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 ...
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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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GRASSGIS Batch Process Command Not Running

I'm trying to rescale MODIS LST data by running the following command but it gives this error (Image Attached) Kindly help if the syntax is not right. Command: for %i (*MOD11A1.A2000065.LST_Day_1km*...
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Pipe, redirect or stream to osmfilter from “standard in” (stdin)

So many tools support chaining, or piping in data from standard input. This can decrease times needed for disk writing and also better use the memory of a machine. Examples of chaining: GDAL - "...
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Opening PyQGIS in command prompt?

I want to run PyQGIS in the command prompt. But every time I get an error because python can not be found by the command prompt. I installed QGIS Desktop 3.0 64 bit via the OSGeo4W installer. C:\...
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Command line-tool to convert line-delimited geojson file to regular geojson

Now I need the opposite tool from this one: something to convert a line-delimited GeoJSON file to a single GeoJSON file. In other words: Write { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ on the ...
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How to use sqlite symdifference with ogr via command line

I am trying to use the sqlite symdifference function in windows command line with ogr but can't seem to get the syntax right. Here is what I have: ogr2ogr -dialect sqlite -sql "select symdifference(a....
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Access is Denied in cmd prompt shp2pgsql

I was wondering if anyone has come across the error access is denied in command prompt when wanting to load a shapefile using shp2pgsql for postgresql. I have set my user access security level to ...
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Command line-tool to convert geojson file to line-delimited geojson

I'm loving the ndjson-cli tools for working with newline-delimited GeoJSON files. But I can't seem to find a tool that converts a standard GeoJSON (whether minified or prettified) ond converts it to ...
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GRASS GIS 7.4 in Linux for command line usage - setting up environment (.bashrc file)

I need to use GGRAS GIS 7.4.0 on Linux server (Debian 8.10 Jessie) via command line (with flag --exec) and I'm still having troubles with it. Description: I compile and install GRASS GIS 7.4.0 with ...
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What are GDAL utilities?

I often come across code examples when searching for something like GeoTiff size - what to do?. Sometimes, the presented code examples seem to do exactly what I was searching for. There is just one ...
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Converting large CSV to line-delimited GeoJSON?

What is a good way to convert a large (100MB) CSV file to GeoJSON on the command line, preferably without GDAL? I tried Mapbox's csv2geojson but it ran out of memory.
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Using rasterio and rio_color command line problem/question

I'm an amateur when it comes to the command line. My problem is that the script I'm trying to run (rio) is in the Python\Python36-32\Scripts folder on my C:drive and I'm trying to run it using ...
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Trying to run GDALbuildVRT in command line

I have a directory of OS data stored as tiff files (approximately 2000), which I want to create a virtual raster with. I understand that you can run this in the QGIS UI but because of the large number ...
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Alternative to Tippecanoe for generating Mapbox vector tiles on command-line

Tippecanoe is the tool I always use for converting Shapefiles/GeoJSONs to Mapbox vector tiles in PBF format, for rendering in Mapbox-GL-JS. But it doesn't seem ideal: its primary use case seems to be ...
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Obtain the number of features in a Shapefile using NodeJS

I'm using the shapefile NPM library which works well, but it doesn't provide a count of the number of features in a Shapefile. Is there some other library which can access this information (other than ...
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Efficiently convert from Shapefile to GeoJSON without GDAL

Ogr2ogr is the standard way to convert files from Shapefile to GeoJSON on the command line. But it has a few limitations for me: The output format is not condensed (ie, it contains a lot of needless ...
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QGIS keeping settings in sync?

I have several field PCs using QGIS and need to be able to use a thumb drive to re-set each one to the same window, commands, symbols etc.. I have read about the --configpath but am totally at a loss ...
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FOSS Command-line data viewer?

Is there a simple, free and open source command-line-accessible (other otherwise programmatically-available) viewer that can be called to visualize a GIS dataset? I know one could do fancy things ...
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Use Orfeo Toolbox in R

I was wondering if it is possible to use the algorithm of Orfeo Toolbox in RStudio. I have been looking for some information but didn't find anything relevant. From the Orfeo toolbox I see that it can ...
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OSGeo4W Shell 'Command not found'

I have a sh script that I want to use to process raster files. eg #!/bin/sh # my first script, # copyright, year, Author r.mask -r for file in A*chlor_a_4km ; do echo "map: $file" ...
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How do you close the QGIS Commander in 2.18?

I have opened the Commander tool in Processing. It is sitting over my map window. How do I remove the Commander from the display?
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Set default GDAL/OGR config options?

Is there a method to save GDAL/OGR Utilities --config default options? For example I almost always want to use the gdaladdo option for smallest possible jpeg-in-tiff overviews, but that's a lot of ...
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Count number of vertices in a shapefile using OGR

I'd like to extract the total number of vertices in a shapefile using command-line OGR. This answer suggests a method for intersections, but it isn't clear how to cross-apply it. Many other methods ...
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How to install shp2pgsql and raster2pgsql from source?

I just installed PostGIS 2.4.0alpha from source by following osgeo instructions on Ubuntu 16.04. After installation, PostGIS seems to work. However, command line tools that are supposed to come with ...
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Different languages via command line paramaters

I'm looking for a way to start different qgis instances in different languages simultaneously without changing the settings in qgis. Is it possible to define the language with a command line ...
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ogr2ogr add geometry from x y when importing to postgis

Im importing a xlsx with x y coordinates to a postgis database, with the following command: ogr2ogr -overwrite -progress -nln data -nlt POINT -f PostgreSQL "PG:host=Localhost user=postgres password=...
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Permisson denied when running script or Error 4: no such file or directory(standalone)

I started working with QGIS, because I need to build a forest fire risk map for a university project. I tried to build a little standalone application to calculate the NDVI. I'm following the python ...
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ogr2ogr too many GCP points - exceeds maximum number of characters in the command line

I am trying to adjust a vector polygon dataset using ogr2ogr spline transformation with cmd commands like: C:\\OSGeo4W64\\bin\\ogr2ogr.exe -f "ESRI Shapefile" C:\\path\\output.shp -order 3 -tps -gcp ...
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Saga GIS at command line in OSGeo4W - 'shapes to grid' tool - sqlite input

I have been using the Saga 'Rasterize' plugin in QGIS to rasterize spatial data from sqlite format (road networks, and intersections) to tiff. I find this tool more flexible than the gdal_rasterize ...
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Converting GeoPDFs to GeoTiffs using GDAL on a MAC

I was able to successfully install GDAL onto my Mac and it responds correctly to the test command. However, when I type in a command to translate a geopdf to a geotiff it spits out a failure. I have ...