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Extract error writing to oraociei12.dll while installing QGIS v.2.12.2-1

I keep getting this error about 90% through the installation. As per answer to another v. similar thread I have checked via Command Prompt tasklist/m function that there are no other processes or ...
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Making a shortcut to SVG file in QGIS

I am making SVG files with online servers like "online-convert" or picsvg and with the print composer. Me problem is that QGIS is not working well with files that are not located in the SVG folder. ...
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How to cleanly upgrade QGIS on Windows?

I'd like to upgrade QGIS from 2.8.1 to the lastest LTR version. I'm looking for a clear explanation on how to achieve that on Windows (I'm on Windows 7). Such information is not easy to find, ...
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Which GIS (with GUI) produces good-looking maps for a reasonable price? [closed]

I would like to produce some good looking wall maps. I have an excellent data set, but it seems that most GIS packages are geared towards data analysis etc. as opposed to producing an aesthetically ...
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Convert Lambert Conformal Conic to WGS84

I am trying to convert my "Lambert Conformal Conic map with 2 standard parallels" to the basic/standard WGS84 projection that Google Maps use. I have 30 of these maps which I need to convert. They ...
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QGIS startup freeze (QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.2-2-Setup-x86.exe) Athlon XP 3200+ (SSE), Windows XP 32 bit

I have installed QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.2-2-Setup-x86.exe on my XP 32 bit computer and encountered two problems concerning Processing Plugin, first installation gave me following message: Plugin ...
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Quantum GIS Standalone Installer Windows folder

Which is the "Quantum GIS Standalone Installer Windows" folder? Is it, as usual, something like "c:\program files\quantum gis"? I cannot make a test (at this moment) in a Windows machine.
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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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Windows 7 BigSQL packaged PostGIS ST_Transformation queries not working

we've recently migrated from the EnterpriseDB packaged PostgreSQL 9.5/PostGIS 2.3 to the BigSQL verision (9.6/2.3), PostGIS was installed via PGC. Platform is Windows 7 64bit and data migration was ...
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Getting started with gdal/ogr [closed]

I found some batch code using ogr2ogr in order to convert and reproject vector layers. The difficulty for me is to know what to install and which gdal commandline should I use, and how to configure it....
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Configuring GRASS 7 to work alongside QGIS 2.18? [duplicate]

All day I was struggling with QGIS 18 and GRASS 7. My mission was simple: import a file in QGIS 2.18, run v.clean and then go home. Unfortunately it turned out that my mission was not that easy. ...
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Windows & Python 2.7: Import and DLL load failed with GDAL 2.1.2

Is there a difference between the python-binaries with the gdal-core-setup and the libraries within the zip-files? I used the zip-files due to the rights-management on my desktop-computer. But ...
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Problem starting QGIS 2.14, Prozedureinsprungpunkt is not found

I have a servere problem concerning starting QGIS 2.14.3. I haved installed that version using OSGEO4W installer. Besides, I have QGIS 2.8.6 on my machine to keep the old LTR version. As it is ...
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Loading a raster into a PostGIS 2.0 database on Windows

I'm trying to figure out how to load a raster into a PostGIS2.0 database (I have asked previous questions on this topic here and here). I am trying to use the raster2pgsql.exe program provided with ...
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processing MODIS hdf files with gdal

I'm trying to open an MODIS file (hdf format) with gdal in a python script under windows OS. I use the HDF4 driver, as read at http://www.gdal.org/frmt_hdf4.html. But when I run it I got this error ...
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Could not find Easy custom labeling tool in plugin manager

I could not find the tool "Easy custom labeling" in Plugin Manager. My colleague can install the tool for QGIS in her PC but she uses Windows 7 while I use windows 10. Could anyone advise me how to ...
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Using GDAL in Windows with command longer than 8191 characters

I have a large number of files, over 7000. I need to run GDAL commands on those files, but I am limited by 8191 characters in Windows. Is there any way to avoid this limitation?
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How Can I Install “QGIS Server” in a Windows 7 PC?

I am trying to install the new "QGIS Server" feature that comes with QGIS 1.6 on my Windows PC. The directions for this at the QGIS website only show instructions for Mac OS, and those in other GIS ...
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Routing Application in Windows

I am making an routing web application similar to Google Maps Get Direction feature. But because of the limited control and data on Google Maps, I decided to use OpenStreetMap instead. This also made ...
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How to install Spatialite-GIS on Windows?

I was wondering if there is a way to install Spatialite-gis on a Windows & machine? I have found may posts and links about this, but I have yet to find an installer for spatialite-gis. This ...
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ESRI forms using hooks

This has been bugging me for a while. I can easily call a form from a button using ShowDialog() if I use standard vb.net windows form. However when I use the ESRI addin dockable window which uses ...
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Running a line from a terminal for QGIS [duplicate]

I am trying to run this code: # create virtual multi-band raster gdalbuildvrt -separate rgb.vrt red.tif green.tif blue.tif # write multi-band raster into geotiff gdal_translate -of GTiff -co ...
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How to compile or find PHP MapScript (MapServer) latest version for Windows?

I had major performance difficulties with MapServer version 6.0.3 (MS4W 3.0.6) and need latest version of MapScript but I can't find it for Windows. Anybody can help me to find latest compiled (...
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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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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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“Failed to create shortcut” error during installation

I tried to install Qgis and I can't start Qgis at the end of the installation because I don't have any shortcut. In the postinstall.log is written "failed to create shortcut... What should I do ...
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Why is QGIS georeferencer much faster on Windows than Mac?

I just went from temporarily using a Windows 7 machine with 4GB of RAM and no video card as far as I know. I'm now using a mac with 16GB of ram, etc. Its a much more powerful machine. However, QGis's ...
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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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calling gdal_merge into python script

I am new to python and breaking my head on how to use gdal_merge in a (spyder) python script. I use Windows 10, Python 3.6 and have the gdal tool installed from osgeo4w. I realize many other posts ...
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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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Starting QGIS after install on windows XP home? [duplicate]

New to QGIS and installed 2.6.1 on Windows XP desktop home edition. No errors received during install. When I launch QGIS Brighton from Start - Programs the qgis-bin.exe - Entry Point Not Found pops ...
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Open project made on OSX lion on a windows computer with QGIS

I made a project in my personal computer (mac OS Xlion) and now I would like to modify it on my work computer (windows 7), Is it possible?
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Use Windows function GetProductInfo via MapBasic

I develop a MapInfo-based GIS and I need to be able to determine the Windows OS of a given user. So far we have used a Windows function GetVersionEx (kernel32 library) to do this but the function ...
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Cannot get plot() in geopandas to produce a map of the GeoDataFrame

I have installed all the necessary and optional modules for geopandas (with the exception of rtree) as listed at http://geopandas.org/install.html I am following the tutorials from this site and also ...
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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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Will geosrver run on Windows 2012 R2

I'm trying to allocate a box to install geoServer for my company's intranet site. We have a box with Windows 2012 R2 installed but I can't find any specific documentation if geoServer will run on this ...
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Correctly updating stand-alone QGIS install on Windows?

I want to update QGIS 2.14.6 to 2.14.12 in Windows. Aims: Receive all projects Receive all additional third party plugins My plan at the moment is: Copy folder "plugins" within .qgis/python Delete ...
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Renaming shapefiles using Windows Explorer?

I need to rename a shapefile. Is it ok to simply use Windows Explorer to manually rename each of the three related files that comprise the shapefile? I am using QGIS.
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Which hardware configuration is necessary for QGIS?

What kind of hardware is necessary to run QGIS on Win XP? Closely related: Specifications for GIS desktop hardware
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Should ArcGIS Desktop users upgrade to Windows 10? [duplicate]

The question Will ArcGIS for Desktop run on Windows 10? was never answered, and Windows 10 is being released imminently. Somewhat worryingly, the most recent ArcGIS Desktop system requirements page ...
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QGIS Installer switch to set target directory

Can anyone please describe the command line switches that can be used when installing using the stand alone installer for ms windows. As far as I know one could use /S for a silent but I'm pretty sure ...
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MapProxy installation on Windows: “SyntaxError: Non-ASCII character '\x90' in file”

I having a problem installing MapProxy 1.9.0 on Windows 7. I have Python 2.7.12 installed. I followed the instructions from this documentation. But when I try to launch MapProxy, I get the following ...
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Opening location folder for data files using QGIS?

I am working in a corporation that publishes maps with ArcGIS but I use QGIS for working with data. I need to find the data files that show the information I want to publish and quickly send them via ...
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GDAL compilation with PDF support [closed]

I am trying to compile GDAL with support to convert to PDF format. When I try gdalinfo --formats the option for PDF is not present. I am using 2.1.2. The command I am using to build GDAL is nmake /f ...
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ImportError: no module named site

I am developing a standalone app using qgis librarys and run the python inside qgis. I import the librarys with no errors but I have one last error: ImportError: no module named site. I define the ...
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How can we work with QGIS Server on Windows?

I want to work with QGIS Server on Windows. I have not information about properties in this area. Where should I start?
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Why are QGIS's QuickMapServices on Mac (Apple) not showing up like on Windows?

Is QuickMapServices on Mac (Apple) limited for some known reason? In Windows QuickMapSerivces there are many other WMS. Need the Google Satellite WMS to be available on Mac (Apple). The answer ...
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QGIS Vector Grid tool differences in Apple and Windows?

Seeing a different Vector Grid tool in Apple and Windows OS. Apple is using 2.14.8 and Windows is using 2.16.3 Is this due to different versions of QGIS or is it an OS issue?
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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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How to make same installation on multiple machines?

What is the easy way to make the "same" Windows installation of QGIS (same menu, same plugins, same prefs...) on multi-PCs, 10 or 12 laptops?

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