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Installing GDAL on Linux Ubuntu Server?

apt-get install python-gdal installs version 1.6.0 and this is already installed. I would like to install the 1.9.0 version. Do I have to de-install 1.6.0 first and then compile manually or is there ...
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Batch load multiple shapefiles to Postgis

According to the shp2pgsql help, the options drop, append, create and prepare are mutually exclusive. So, if I want to create a table from a shape and then append multiple other shapefiles, I do ...
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Cannot fix QGIS after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring

I have following problem. After upgrade to 13.04 I had problem with PyQGIS mentioned here. I followed almost all advices described there, finally removed QGIS (had 1.8 Lisboa) and added the Ubuntugis ...
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How to import a .sid Raster File in QGIS 2.6.0 On Linux Mint 17

I need some help importing MrSID Raster files in QGIS. I am running 2.6.0 on Linux Mint 17. After an internet search I have found a couple of resources that are perhaps outdated. The most promising is ...
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GDAL HDF4 Driver on Linux System

I'm running code that works with MODIS HDF4 datasets on a Debian Linux distribution. I am also running this code on a Windows machine. On both the Windows and the Linux machines, I have the most ...
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Running ArcGIS Desktop in virtual machine?

I'm trying to run ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 in a Windows 7 (32bit) virtual machine. I don't have any native Microsoft Windows available. I'm using VirtualBox from Oracle for virtualization in a native linux ...
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How to correctly install QGIS with plugins and GRASS-integration from source?

I'm running a Sabayon GNU/Linux (based on Gentoo) at my home desktop system and I want to install Quantum-GIS. I'm currently using the qgis-1.7.0-package from the repositories. But this is somehow ...
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How to force QGIS to use GDAL version?

I'm using QGIS LTR 2.14.7 running on debian. 2 versions of GDAL are installed on my computer (1.10 and 2.0). 1.10 is out of box GDAL version (doesn't support ECW). 2.0 is compiled (by me) to support ...
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How to install GDAL and QGIS on a Raspberry Pi?

I would like to run GDAL QGIS on Raspberry Pi to act as an affordable GIS processing engine. The plan is to buy about 50 Pis. Does anybody have any links or information on installing and running GDAL ...
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Generating TIN from DEM using MacOSX/Unix tools?

I'd like to generate a 3d terrain model moving from a DEM dataset (currently in shp and GeoTIFF format). As far as I understand it, the first step of the better path would be generating a TIN, but I ...
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Cannot create PostGIS extension with Ubuntu 18.04

I am a few days new to Linux Ubuntu and am in the process of setting up a PostGIS database to use in GeoDjango. I am going to post all my commands that I have done so far these are installed in ...
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Erase shapefile (polygon) area from GeoTIFF

I've been reading several posts to do so and one option would be to use gdalwarp -cutline, but I would need to keep what it is NOT inside the polygon area. GDAL or any command-line tool does that?
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Error installing GDAL 1.9.0 python package

I'm trying to install the GDAL python package in a python 2.7.1 environment on RHEL 5. I am using the command 'pip install GDAL'. I have no problem installing other packages like numpy, etc. in this ...
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QgsComposition loadFromTemplate Method Causing Segmentation Fault

I'm attempting to write some stand-alone python code that opens a qgis project and print composer template in order to generate pdf figures. I have this running on my Windows 7 machine, but I need to ...
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Linux alternatives to visualize and analyze LiDAR datasets?

For a long time I have been using softwares based in Windows to visualize and analyze LiDAR data sets for forest application. Recently, I have started to move all my work to Ubuntu platform, but I'm ...
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ArcGIS for Desktop on Linux?

Will ArcGIS 10 work properly on Linux using wine or crossweaver?
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Smallest GIS library for embedded devices?

I need to use very simple geometry operations (read SHP or other standard format and simple searches) within an embedded device running a simple linux based os. What is the smallest and simplest API ...
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Union multiple shapefiles with overlapping shapes

I have several shapefiles that overlap and I would like to union their geometries to get rid of those overlaps. I know how to do this with OGR and Python for single geometries. from osgeo import ogr ...
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Is it possible to change default encoding for QGIS?

I often transfer layers from Windows machine to Linux and vice versa and it causes me problems (incorrectly displayed labels and same with text in attribute table) when I use drag and drop to put ...
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Building FGDB support for GDAL 1.10 on Ubuntu

Because data.gc.ca is now distributing some of its data in FGDB format (example: Plant Hardiness Zones), I would like to be able to use it with gdal/QGIS. The compile/install is not going as planned, ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 on Ubuntu or CentOS?

I know Solaris is on the way out with 10.1 I also know that v10 is only supported on 32bit flavours of RedHat & SUSE. What I do want to know, has anyone had any luck installing it on either ...
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Installing gdal in CentOS without Root?

I have been struggling to get python setup to do some image processing, so I really need the http://www.gdal.org/ GDAL libraries installed on CentOS 6.5. I want to install the package in a local ...
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Where does QGIS Plugin “Customize Toolbar” save its changes?

Where does the qgis plugin Cutomize Toolbar save its changes in the system? Operating Systems are Linux and Windows.
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QGIS plugin WORKS under Windows but NOT under Linux. How to get fîle path properly under Linux?

I am currently working on a QGIS plugin which depits node to node discreet flows. Let' say adaption of Tobler's Flow Mapper to QGIS. Plugin currently tested and working under Windows. But not under ...
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What can I do with this unzipped GDB file in QGIS?

I have a zip file that I got from the City department of information technology. Unzipped, it is a directory called DOITT_ZIP_CODE_01_29JUL2009.gdb containing a bunch of .gdbtable and .gdbtablex files....
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QGIS Arch Linux compilation error

Just pulled QGIS from git and am trying to compile it, here's the relevant error: [ 89%] Building CXX object python/CMakeFiles/python_module_qgis_core.dir/core/sipcorepart3.cpp.o In file included ...
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Whitebox GIS installation on linux

Can anybody give guidance to installing Whitebox GIS software on linux? I have already: set up a clean xfce4 machine installed java 8 successfully unzipped the latest version of whitebox (Iguazu 3....
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aggregating using 'gdalwarp -average' resulting in incorrect values

I'm trying to aggregate data up from 0.05 to a coarser 0.25 resolution and am having trouble getting gdalwarp to work correctly. From comparing the original input data with the aggregated data and ...
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gdal/python WriteArray working for 8-bit but not 16-bit

I'm trying to use GDAL/python API to open a raster, do some math, then write the two resulting arrays as rastes. One is to be an 8-bit raster and the other 16-bit signed. However, only the 8-bit ...
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NOAA vdatum GDAL Variable Paths for Linux Ubuntu

I want to do vertical datum conversions on geotiffs using NOAA vdatum The conversion status menu shows no progress and no conversion happens. I see that Microsoft Windows needs GDAL environmental ...
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How to plot a point on a static Google map [png]?

http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=Brooklyn+Bridge,New+York,NY&zoom=13&size=600x300&maptype=roadmap&markers=color:blue%7Clabel:S%7C40.702147,-74.015794&markers=...
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slow import via osm2pgsql to postgresql database

I try to import berlin.osm (33Mb) into the postgres database 9.1 via osm2pgsql. My desktop is mem 2Gb,proc 2Ghz,hdd 60Gb, RHEL6u2x64. This process is so slowly in particular when I'm going over ...