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Adding support to Esri's FileGDB driver when fiona/gdal/osgeo were installed through Anaconda

Is there a way to tweak the fiona/gdal/osgeo packages installed through Anaconda so that they can be used to read/write GDB files using the ESRI FileGDB driver? The main thing I'm actually trying to ...
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Gdal and module import error when creating an .exe application with pyinstaller

I’ve been struggling since three days in a row to create a windows executable application from my python application. I have managed to get results but I’m not at all satisfied with the workarounds I ...
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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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Installing third party python library in QGIS 2.18.x Windows

We are running into a strange behaviour while trying to use pyoidc with QGIS 2.18.x windows standalone version. Due to pip/pipy no longer working with QGIS 2.18 (see this post), we installed the ...
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Geoserver 2.10 disk quota subsystem disabled

Since a couple of days, I get this error in my Windows Geoserver 2.10 installation: Could not open JDBC Connection for transaction; nested exception is org.apache.commons.dbcp.SQLNestedException: ...
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What happens if you set QGIS as the default program to open a *.SHP file?

In the screenshots of shapefiles in this question, Accessing downloaded shapefiles/attribute data?, you can see that the .shp files have the QGIS logo as its icon. I think this means that on that ...
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No GDAL installers for latest versions of Python?

I usually install GDAL for Python using the files in GIS Internals. Since when installing packages through pip I was made aware that Python 2.7.16 is being deprecated next year, I went ahead and ...
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QGIS does not launch after plugin and python loading

I have a big problem with lauching QGIS. I have been using QGIS in the past, but now I can't launch it. I tried re-install, but it doesn't help. I tried install different versions of QGIS (1.7, 1.8, 2)...
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Command-line utility to convert GPX into KML?

I use Cycle.travel to draw cycling routes. However, the Android application I use on my smartphone only supports KML. As an alternative to GPSVisualizer, I tried the command-line utility GPSBabel, ...
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Why is QGIS too slow to load a project?

I work as an IT assistant and one of the workstations from the company that I work on, takes around 10 minutes to load a project of around 70gb. It takes the same amount of time if I load the project ...
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How to sign out of QField app on Windows

I am using QField but I signed in with a different account. I now can't seem to sign out, so I can sign back in with the correct QFieldCloud account. There does not seem to be a sign out button. How ...
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Using QGIS Server on Windows with nginx

My qgis server intallation works on windows with apache. But I want to use nginx instead of apache. The problem will be to start the "qgis_mapserv.fcgi.exe". There is a separate server ...
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How to install the newest version of GDAL in Python on Windows?

I have Python 3.9 installed in AppData and I have a project with a virtual environment (venv). Furthermore I have downloaded gdal-305-1930-x64-core.msi and installed it in the Programs folder. ...
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Permission error when trying to delete shapefiles with PyQGIS

The task is to merge many layers in a folder (temp_layer) and check for valid geometry for further processing. The folder where are the layer data are is external and should be copied local for ...
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GRASS init error when adding GRASS as Plugin in QGIS 3.18.2

When I add GRASS from a list of Plugins, I receive an error: GRASS init error: GRASS was not found in 'C:/PROGRA~1/QGIS 3.18/apps/grass/grass78' (GISBASE), provider and plugin will not work. ...
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Problem with CORS on GeoServer running on Apache Tomcat

I am currently working on a little GIS web app using MapBox on the frontend and GeoServer as my WMS. I have GeoServer 2.15.0 running under Apache Tomcat 9.0.20. Both of them run on localhost but on ...
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Deleting temporary files from geoprocessing tools using ArcPy

As is not possible formulate, or add a solution to question: Delete temporary files from geoprocessing in ArcGIS 10 and above , because is [closed] I would like to make this question with same ...
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Images missing in QGIS print composer template using mapped drive file path

My question relates to this previous question. QGIS Composer Big Red X My images are missing when I load a print composer from a template and all I see is red X. Investigating this further the ...
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Does ArcGIS for Server support Windows OS In Place upgrades?

I have ArcGIS for Server running on Windows Server 2008. The IT department wants to upgrade the server to Windows Server 2012. Does ESRI officially support this migration path? I know it was possible ...
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How to update multiple computers with QGIS on a network?

We have ca. 30 Computers with QGIS 2.14 and I want to update them to QGIS 2.16 for the first step and in the future simply update, when it's necessary. The operating system is windows 7. I tried to ...
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Issue loading Fortran dll from QGIS 2.8 python plugin on Windows

I need help to call a Fortran shared library (DLL) from a QGIS python plugin. For this purpose I created a simple Fortran dll with the function to add two integers. Also I create a simple python ...
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Installing pygame or Tkinter for QGIS Python?

I have downloaded pygame and installed it. Now i want to write scripts and run them through the QGIS console that implement methods of pygame but when the console reads "import pygame" i get a ...
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How to read and write to .txt in layer properties, action tab?

I want to write a certain attribute to a .txt file using the action tab in the layer properties (combined with Hotlink). In the QGIS-2.2-UserGuide, on page 97, there is an example on how to do that ...
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TileMill for Windows

After hours and days of trying to build TileMill from source on Windows, I'm more than frustrated. Is there anyone willing to share his/her up-to-date TileMill for Windows with me? I tried to build ...
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ArcGIS Server proxy settings?

I may be facing a unique issue. My ArcGIS server is running within my company network.The server has picked up the proxy settings of the box it is running in. But to serve the printing request, the ...
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Can't connect to WMS service? An Amazon-EC2 problem?

I'm running GeoServer 2.3.5 on a Windows instance in AWS for the first time. The data is on the server in PostGIS. The map layers have been published and I can see them locally without any problems. ...
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How to fix ImportErrors when loading Python plugins in QGIS?

I have recently installed QGIS 1.8 in Windows 8. Although QGIS seems to be working fine, I cannot load plugins after their installation. Instead I keep getting this message: Traceback (most recent ...
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What do I need to build a C++ plugin on windows 7?

I want to make a plugin in C++ and I need to write and build it in windows (Im better with *nix systems). While I have skimmed the various updated C++Plugin docs I can understand if I need to build ...
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GeoServer WFS Speed

I have set-up a machine running Windows Server 2008, and GeoServer 2.1.3. PostgreSQL 9.1/PostGIS 1.5.3 are running locally on that same machine, which is hosted at a location with a 250 megabit/...
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feature creation window issue

When I click to create a feature, a window opens to define its attributes. However, with each created feature, this window does not appear in the same position and is shifted downwards. The size is ...
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WinError 32 when appending new features to an existing layer in python console

I've seen this error pop up on questions here a few times, but I'm still running into issues with it. I'm trying to append a feature class of 'new' points to an existing layer. The main problem is ...
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GeoServer - New Store creation error

I have installed new GeoServer and trying to create new store. Getting this error: Error creating data store with the provided parameters: Error persisting DataStoreInfoImpl[Test] to workspaces/cite/...
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QGIS 3.28.3 lagging in layout

I believe that I have a decent PC to run smoothly QGIS. Windows10, 16GB RAM, Nvidia Quadro P400 2GB,Intel i7 @3.80. Every time I design my map in layout and start adding tables and text boxes and ...
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QGIS configuring FTP protocol in Data Source Manager

I have successfully added a .kml local (to my windows machine) file as a vector layer to my QGIS project using the Data Source Manager "File"Source Type. I now want to do the same thing, but ...
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Access forbidden during the installation of the Lizmap server on Windows

How can I successfully install Lizmap? I have exhausted all the means of research without success. In fact, for more than a week I have tried to install lizmap on Windows. At the step of the Apache ...
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Very slow QGIS at own environment level

I have had a problem for a long time that I cannot solve. It is about the slowness to operate with any command in QGIS. I'm not talking about very heavy projects, but about the QGIS environment itself....
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Script using Python API and Windows task scheduler

I have a Python script that uses the Python API to logging into the server, stop geocode services, rebuild locators and start services. I'm using task scheduler on a server machine where other Python ...
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Windows 10 GDAL Install (Binaries): Cannot find 'gdal-data' files (although path is set!) - what have I done wrong?

Summary: I have installed GDAL with Python bindings on Windows 10, using the binaries from GIS internals. I have ensured I added all the path variables. gdalinfo --version reports a version correctly, ...
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QGIS: static Atlas, it do not follow the point-layer

I do not use Atlas for years. Now I set Atlas to follow a point layer but when I export in separate files it gives me this error: impossible write on C:...path\name_item.pdf because the file could be ...
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Setting up MapServer with existing XAMPP

I am trying to set up MapServer with my existing XAMPP on Windows. I downloaded ms4w_4.0.5.zip and extracted it into my C://-folder next to my xampp-folder. Now I would like to use XAMPP to run my ...
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QGIS 3.14 GDAL ERROR

I installed the new version of QGIS, QGIS 3.14 and I am having problems in running GDAL algorithms through Processing. For instance "clip raster by mask layer" always gives me: Loading ...
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ArcMap 10.7 Pictometry Add-In Issue

I recently realized that when closing out of ArcMap, the process itself remains running in the background until my computer is either restarted or I manually kill each ArcMap process individually. I ...
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QGIS installation failure -- post install fail and grass plugin errors

After installing QGIS through OSGEO4w, I receive a message about a post install fail. The report shows that many different .bat files failed to run. Here is just one example from the install report (...
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Qgis-bin-exe -Application error

I have installed QGIS 3.8.2 and when I opened the problem is : Qgis-bin-exe -Application error . How should I fix it ? If I install newest version , Can I work to the project that I worked in 3.8.2 ?
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Error in adding PostGIS extension :- rtpostgis-2.4.dll could not be loaded

I need to created web based application to showcase GIS data using .Net technology. After going through couple of blogs and links, I installed Postgress 10 and PostGIS 2.4. When i tried to add ...
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Enable PostGIS extensions Windows local (non-admin) with Anaconda PostgreSQL

My organisation restricts admin privs on our machines, which means that installing OSGeo4Win would require a tech to come out (and as they're stretched pretty thin and I'm likely to need regular ...
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SAGA_CMD.exe Bad image

In QGIS 3.0, 3.2 and now 3.4 I get the following error message saga_cmd.exe bad image C:\windows\system32\vcomp140.DLL is not designed to run on Windows or contains an error. I didn't have the ...
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DLL problem with QGIS 3.0 64bit (while 32bit works)

I installed the new version of QGIS 3.0 and first of all it worked all fine. After a while I tried to launch QGIS again and now the following problem appears. After clicking "OK" another window ...
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UnicodeEncodeError when creating Grass location on Windows

i´d tried to create a new location, but i have this in my console, iím learning to use grass gis, so can you help me? SIG\Archivos Grass\newLocation> no disponible Iniciando GRASS GIS... ERROR:...
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Extract: error writing to file qgis-bin.exe

I have been facing problem during the installation process. The installation is getting aborted by showing this error message. Since this happened with 2.18 version, I tried with 2.16.3 version. Even ...
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