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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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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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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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Install GDAL 2.0 on Windows

Ho do I go about getting GDAL 2.0 on Windows? I can get the source from the OSGEO site http://www.osgeo.org/node/1591 but I have no idea how to compile it. Is there not a built version of GDAL 2.0 ...
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How to install osm2pgrouting on Windows?

I've only done networking using ArcGIS, but am now trying to set up with OpenSource software in a Windows environment. I have PostGIS installed and found a Windows binary for pgRouting (although I'm ...
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Couldn't load SIP module (QGIS doesn't load Python)

I recently installed QGIS 2.4, but Python does not load. I am running on a Windows 64 bit machine. I receive the error message "Couldn't load SIP module Python support will be disabled". Traceback (...
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Import71 and file permission in ArcGIS

I am making a map for my thesis. While using ArcGIS, I must use Import71 to convert some .e00 files (in this particular case, political boundaries and Hydrography networks). When I select my output ...
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Software for amateur topographic surveys

I'm interested in doing rough topographic surveys using my tripod-mounted Brunton transit compass for azimuth readings and laser rangefinder (and maybe an optical level), so obviously going to be much ...
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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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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is the GPS network free or available for any device? [closed]

I have a question (I'm really sorry if is kind of dumb question). But if I have a device with GPS (smarthphone,pda,pocket pc, etc) Does the device need any additional service to enable GPS data? I ...
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Bug using Python 3.7 (from QGIS) and trying to install package with pip

I use QGIS 3.6 and Python 3.7 and I try to install a package with pip in command line tool under Windows 7 but I have the following message : Fatal Python error: initfsencoding: unable to load the ...
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How to pull a shapefile into R from PostGIS database (in Windows)?

I'm currently working on pulling data from a PostGIS database for the first time to map in R and need some help. The database contains a shapefile of countries/regions of the world. I am able to pull ...
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Sharing setup details between QGIS users? [duplicate]

We have just started using QGIS on windows at my work and I am the application responsible. I want my users to have a predefined setup with a couple of extensions and some WMS servers as a starting ...
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QGIS installation has stopped running when startup?

My laptop is Windows 10 and I have installed QGIS 2.14 64bit twice; because due to some problems I uninstalled the software and reinstalled it. Now: "qgis has stopped running when startup" I have ...
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How to install mapserver on Windows/Apache?

We need to get an internal instance of MapServer up and running. We want to use Apache and not IIS because we already have an Apache 2.4 instance up and running on our office intranet. The Windows ...
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How to use QGIS from command line on Windows

I have QGIS running on a windows operating system. I am willing to use QGIS from command line to follow this procedure. Unfortunately, i cannot manage to have qgis declared in the command windows. I ...
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How to upload a shapefile to geoserver using cURL?

I need to automatically (using python) upload a shapefile into my geoserver. I'm trying to do as described in here but i'm getting this error: java.io.IOException: Wrong magic number, expected 9994, ...
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What are some GIS outlets for my open source MapBasic utility module and library?

I'm actively developing a MapBasic module that provides additional MBX programming functionality by wrapping .NET 4.0 and Win32 API calls in easy to use MapBasic functions and subs. MB_Utils acts as ...
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QGIS Plugin Windows

I have written a QGIS plugin (RTools) which acts mostly like a independent plugin (minimal interaction with QGIS core functions). On Linux both QGIS and RTools were build using QT 4.8 on Qt creator. ...
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How to echo gdal process to screen and pipe to text file in Windows?

gdal_warp and similar give a nice progress summary when run and I want this output to show in the osgeo shell and also pipe to a text file. The issue is when I add the pipe the output doesn't show on ...
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Compiling GDAL with HDF4? [closed]

I need GDAL with both shapefile and HDF4-Support, if possible in 64 bit. Since the normal GDAL-versions from http://www.gisinternals.com/sdk/ have shapefile, but no HDF4 and the version from FWTools ...
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How to calculate accuracy of latitude/longitude

I'm updating a Windows Mobile application to capture location information using the built-in GPS hardware. The Microsoft API provides a method GPSGetPosition that returns the following struct (ref:...
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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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Installing scikit-learn python package for QGIS on Win

I want to install scikit-learn package to be executed in Python-QGIS. I've tried to use OSGeo4W Shell to install with pip. But I got this error. I've tried to run osgeo4w-setup-x86_64.exe and install ...
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How to setup PostGIS for use with multiple machines?

I'm a beginner user of postgresql/postgis. I am starting to use Linux more and more but still rely on windows (on different machines). How would I setup a postgis database that I could work with under ...
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How to disable Windows 10 pop ups after processing in QGIS

Whenever I run any processing algorithm in QGIS, after it finishes I get Windows 10 pop-ups (notofications in lower-right corner) which says that the processing is finished. It is very annoying, ...
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Where to download QGIS 2.10?

Is QGIS 2.10 Pisa for Ubuntu/Windows already available?
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Which Windows OS is supported?

Please can you tell me which Windows OS Quantum Desktop supports. i.e. Windows 7, XP, Vista etc.
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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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Uninstalling old QGIS versions to save disk space? [duplicate]

I would like to clean up disk space used by old versions of QGIS. Can I use the Windows Uninstaller without damaging the current installation or should I only delete the directory in the Programs ...
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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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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 to combine Spatialite Databases

I'm trying to combine a few Spatialite Databases into a single database, so that I can properly reference them, etc. I don't care about referencing them to one another (No foreign keys, etc), but I ...
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QGIS 1.8 does not launch

QGIS 1.8.0-1 does not launch (nor its companions: Browser, Grass, etc.) neither on machine with Win XP SP3 nor with Win 7 (GRASS installed separately works well). Console displays a message on launch: ...
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How to create desktop shortcut for QGIS?

I installed QGIS version 2.8.1-Wien on Win 8.1 but there is no start or desktop icon to run QGIS. I can only execute using OSGeo4Shell which give me a command com line and I type in qgis to run. How ...
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QGIS difference between Mac OSx and Windows

I try to import a KML-Placemark file with QGIS (--> Add Vectorlayer, UTF-8). When i import the File with my Mac (OS 10.6) i don´t have any problems viewing all the attributes stored in the KML-File (...
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Installing Qgis Server on Windows 7 Machine

I have been trying and trying to get Qgis Server to working on my Windows 7 machine with no luck. I have read every thread out there on the web related to how to install and nothing works. I'm ...
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How to access the terminal in Grass 7.0.4?

Just installed Grass 7.0.4 via " Download GRASS GIS for MS-Windows: Stand Alone Installer (64 bit)". It's been many many years since I last used Grass, I recall on my old computer there a start menu ...
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Loading mod_spatialite using sqlite3 for Python in Windows

I have been successfully using the mod_spatialite extension for sqlite in Linux for a while now, but a client wants an application that relies on mod_spatialite to work in Windows. I have extracted ...
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GDAL can i try to create a workflow?

When i try to compose a workflow im confused to the funcionality of that. I want to create a workflow to execute commands gdal. what syntax I can use if I wanted to create a .bat file? For example ...
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Running Python outside of QGIS - (ImportError: No module named qgis.core)

I'm trying to run simple scripts on QGIS from outside the QGIS environment - as here How to run a simple python script for QGIS from outside (e.g. Sublime Text)? My code: import sys sys.path.append(...
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How to install PostGIS correctly with OpenGeo Suite 4.0 community edition on Windows 7?

I have installed the OpenGeo Suite community edition, version 3, onto Windows 7 multiple times in the past, with virtually no problems. With the latest version of OpenGeo Suite (4.0.1) (which ...
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Geoserver - Kerberos authentication

I am running a Geoserver instance in Tomcat and want to know if it is possible to use Windows Authentication (Keberos) to authenticate users in Geoserver. My idea is to setup Geoserver to use an ...
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Mapnik on 64 bit Windows

I am installing Mapnik v2.2.0 on my 64 bit Windows with (64 bit) Python 2.7. After following the usual install guide, when trying to import mapnik I get the following error: Traceback (most recent ...
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Globbing in Windows to process images - how do bash loops look in DOS?

I'm doing some batch image processing with imagemagick on OSX using this line: for file in $(cat all.txt); do convert -crop 50X50@ +repage +adjoin "$file" "$file"_tile_50x50@_%d.jpeg; done It takes ...
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Can't open Qt Designer with qgis-designer.bat

I'm trying to open Qt Designer using the qgis-designer.bat file, but I'm receiving the following error message Windows cannot find 'designer.exe'. Make sure you've typed the name correctly, then ...
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Installing ArcGIS Desktop on Chromebook?

I teach a course on ArcGIS Desktop, and both of the last two times I taught the course I had a student whose computer was a Chromebook. I normally tell Mac and Linux users to install virtual ...
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No module named requests

I'm developing a QGIS Plugin with python. I need to do a request to a REST server. But when I try to use request module "No module named requests" error displayed. requests module is installed in my ...
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Point otbApplication for python to the relevant OTB DLL's

I installed the latest OTB and Monteverdi on a Win 7 machine. Via osgeo4w I downloaded otbApplication for python, without any dependencies. Python, gdal, numpy scipy and so forth was custom build ...