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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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GDAL Merge Py on ubuntu many tif tiles into one

Trying to batch mosaic 1000 Gtiff rasters (all in one folder) into 1 tif file via gdal merge on linux ubuntu. Having trouble with the linux command to bring in all files in a folder into the output ...
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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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Error in installing PostGIS 1.5?

I am installing PostGIS 1.5. After giving the command ./configure, it is showing that: pQserverversion in -lpq not found. configure: error: could not find libpq. What does it mean? I am using ...
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Installing PostGIS gives error: could not find libpq?

After giving the command ./configure, it is showing that: pQserverversion in -lpq not found. configure: error: could not find libpq. What does it mean? I am installing PostGIS 1.5 using Red hat ...
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Installing GeoNetwork on Debian with Tomcat?

How can I install GeoNetwork on a Debian server that already has tomcat7. Could you give me help using the guide, please? I followed the steps but I get the following error: Error ...
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Connection property set error on registering PostgreSQL geodatabase with ArcGIS for Server?

We're in the middle of a migrating process. We've imported a geodatabase on a new Linux machine and we're trying to publish some map services to this new ArcGIS Server (that resides on the same ...
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Problem installing gdal - works in build directory, not in /usr/bin

I've been trying to install gdal with the FileGDB driver. I installed it fine on a linux mint machine. I am having problems installing on a CentOS machine though. It builds fine, I can run the apps in ...
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shell script ogr2ogr export

I'm writing a simple script to export postgis data to geojson. The ogr2ogr command works well, but I'm having problems when I'm passing the parameters. #!/bin/bash echo 'enter country code' read ...
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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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How to add a TIF raster layer programmatically?

This is my code whenever i try to load .tif image it shows layer is not valid,QgsRasterLayer always return invalid layer (I am using linux 12.04). QString myFileName = QFileDialog::getOpenFileName(...
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scaling of results: the comparing of osm-files for a few days - a statistical approach

i am pretty new to Geographic-information Systems. i am interested in gathering information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is interesting to have a closer look at the taginfo-site (...
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schools: how are they tagged - with the same method all over the world?

are all schools tagged in the same way? or do some countries do use a specal tag-(system)? update: thanks to the responders: what does this mean https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/amenity=...
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complete list of poi-types in Germany

look for a complete list of poi-types I use foursquare because it contains a lot of POIs. Which database do you use when you need a point of interest in North America? Which database you use for ...
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Opticks 4.11.0 (Ubuntu 64bit) - unable to load TIFF file

I am trying Opticks 4.11.0-1 - have official release opticks_4.11.0-1_amd64.deb but unlike in Windows I am totally unable to load Landsat 7 TIFF files. In Windows I can do this using auto importer. In ...
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overpass-api or osmconvert: which method is more appropiate to use for files from 10 to 400 mb? [closed]

new to openstreetmap and this technology. update: some mentioned postgis: well - The database schema of postgis allready contains the following tables: nodes, ways, relations, node_tags, way_tags, ...
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Problem when converting sosi to shapefile with ogr2ogr on Linux

I am trying to convert a SOSI file (Norwegian geodata format) to a shapefile. I have set up gdal, but apparantly there is a lot of things that I dont have support for. When I do a ./configure, this is ...
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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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Using STDIN with degrib

We are using the latest version of degrib (2.02) http://www.nws.noaa.gov/mdl/degrib/tutorial.php with some grib files but I am having a hard time getting the "Input on stdin" feature to work. See "-in"...
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How to mask the images in GRASS

I have MODIS NDVI images, which needs to be masked with VI_Quality. I am using GRASS software and executing GRASS commands using shell scripts. I need to perform raster calculation (multiplication) ...
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PostGIS 2.1 error install with shared object (rtpostgis-2.1.so") Linux Mint

I've Installed Linux Mint 16 mate and install PostGIS with PostGreSQL (I've tried many ways in the Internet from original source to some suggestion) but all is too error: " ERROR: could not load ...
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How to use USGS Bulk Download on EC2 linux Server?

I am interesting in downloading Landsat 8 rasters to an Amazon EC2 instance and would like to know how to do it. I already install USGS Bulk Download but I do not know how to use it in terminal mode (...
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What software for direct editing of a DBF file?

I am currently processing GPS log data from my holiday and need to add information to the points. I remember I used OpenOffice and later LibreOffice to directly edit the files but currently I am ...
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QGIS cannot open output layers

I have problem with QGIS 2.0.1. Everytime I run tool from SAGA or GRASS, I get exactly the same error, for example: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Channel Network: /tmp/...
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Open source tool to convert a DEM to a 3D model

I would like to convert a DEM (Digitial Elevation Model) file (e.g. from SRTM) into a 3D model that I can then edit with regular 3D modeling tools (e.g. Meshlab/Blender/etc.). However I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Installing Opengeo Suite on Ubuntu 13.04 - “ trying to overwrite '/usr/bin/shp2pgsql-gui' ”?

I am trying to upgrade Opengeo Suite from 2.0 to 4.0, specifically for the upgrade of PostGis 2.0 to 2.1, I followed the instructions outlined on this page: http://suite.opengeo.org/opengeo-docs/...
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QGIS 2.0 and Debian Jessie

I added the official QGIS repos to my installation of Debian Jessie using the instructions on the official QGIS page. As of now, there appears to be some packages missing from the repos that resolve ...
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arcgis 10.1 account manager, authorizeSoftware script

I am trying to run "authorizeSoftware" file to complete creating new account manager in Arcgis 10.1, but after running ./authorizeSoftware I got this message: ------------------------------------...
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Installing ArcGIS for server 10.1 on linux server

I am trying to install ArcGIS for server 10.1 on my linux system. When I run "./startserver.sh" I get following error: ERROR: Unable to start Xvfb on any port in the range 6600 - 6619. I have ...
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Install both postgis and postgresql-9.1-postgis packages?

I've installed the PostgreSQL package (ver. 9.1) on a Debian 7 server using the command "apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib". I now want to install PostGIS as well. Should I install both ...
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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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Transferring from Windows to Linux OS for ESRI ArcReader

I have a .pmf file and I would like to open it under ubuntu. However all the layers are directing to a C:/ source. As Linux OS does not have such drive, how can I change the layer source path? Thanks! ...
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Installing OpenGeo Suite on Ubuntu

I originally posted this as Install Opengeo 3.0.1 in ubuntu 12.04, but I thought it would be best to ask a new question . If I should have simply posted on the other forum, my apologies. I am also ...
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Fiona: won't install in Debian7.x-64bits/Python2.7

I need to install Fiona in my Debian7.x-64bits/Python2.7 machine. I already installed GDAL/OGR, pip, virtualenv, and six. I am using Python 2.7 so argparse is also installed. The installation protocol ...
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Installing python GDAL with pip in local (user) space on RHEL6 server: failure due to missing headers

There are similar themed questions for other platforms, but the solutions out there do not work for me. (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11336153/python-gdal-package-missing-header-file-when-...
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QGIS, Installation on Linux Mint 15 Mate

I've just tried to install the latest version of QGIS on Linux Mint 15 Mate using 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt-get install qgis'. However, QGIS gives me the error message 'Couldn't load PyQGIS. ...
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What is the best way to manage permissions as root installing postgresql and postgis?

I've encountered an issue numerous times where I lock myself out of my postgres installation as a result of modifying my pg_hba.conf file and therefore screw up my postgres installation because I don'...
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Can I deploy .NET server object extension to a linux box hosting ArcGIS Server 10.1?

We have developed a server object extension in Visual Studio 2010, and successfully deployed to the ArcGIS Server hosted on a windows box. However, when we try to deploy it to a linux server, it ...
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Editor to work on GML files

I am looking for a good way to work on GML files and would appreciate some personal experience. At the moment I am using nXML or SGML mode for Emacs but I wouldnt mind having an IDE/Emacs mode/... ...
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Linux Tool to visualize CityGML file

I am looking for a linux program that allows me to visualize CityGML models (3D). I have tried a whole bunch so far (most of them via wine but also native ones) but I couldn't get a single one of them ...
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QGIS 2.01 Fedora 19 vs Windows SQL-Server Access

i just installed QGIS 2.01 on Ubuntu / Fedora 19 / windows 8, configured ODBC-support for Fedora 19 and created ODBC-DSNs on the windows machine and the Fedora machine to the same SQL-Server 2012 ...
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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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Is it possible to install Geoserver on Zentyal?

We want to setup a small WebGIS environment based on Geoserver/PostGIS or even the OpenGeoSuite if possible. Our Server runs on Zentyal. Is it possible to install Geoserver and PostGIS on Zentyal and ...
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How do I install Orfeo toolbox and Qgis 1.9? [closed]

I'm having a lot of trouble getting Orfeo toolbox and Qgis 2.0 working. I followed the qgis wiki instructios, added the ppa, installed qgis 1.9 (it's beautiful, great work!). But when i tried to ...
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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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Installation question: initdb is missing after install of postgis2 via RPMS on RHEL 6.4

I'm attempting to install postgis2 on RHEL 6.4 by using the instructions postgis.net/install, but after the postgis2 install, neither initdb nor /etc/init.d/postgreql92 is present. The same thing ...
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How do I include libfcgi files when installing QGIS on SUSE Linux?

I'm using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2. When I try to install QGIS from YAST, it seems that the package "libfcgi.so.0" and "libfcgi.so.1" are missing. Is there anyone else that has experienced ...
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Can't add qgis repository for openSUSE

Linux noob here. I keep getting "Unable to create repository" when trying to add the repo url on the qgis download page to YaST: http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Application:/Geo/<version&...
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Is there tutorial available for PostGIS setup in ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase on Linux?

Is there any tutorial for Set up PostGIS in an ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase on Linux? There is one in tutorial arcgis 9 for ArcGIS version 9, but I couldn't find any for ArcGIS 10.1.
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Cannot add ArcGIS service from a Linux based server in ArcMap (admin)

I have installed ArcGIS Server 10.2 on Ubuntu 13.04 (with few tricks which I would be happy to share) and got the server up and running to the extent that I can manage the server through the ...