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Uninstalling QGIS that was installed using OSGeo

Just to elaborate on the comment on the above answer that It appears that the uninstall option no longer exists in the osgeo4w.exe installer. As of today, there is an option to uninstall but you have ...
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Getting ArcPy to work with Anaconda?

This tutorial shows you how to set up conda environment to work with ArcGIS 10.4 and ArcGIS Pro 1.3. Workflow to set up Anaconda with ArcGIS 10.4 Install Anaconda without fouling the Windows ...
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Installing QGIS3 on Mac?

NEW UPDATE QGIS3 can now be installed from osgeo's homebrew tap, which saves mucking about with python symlinks... i.e. brew tap osgeo/osgeo4mac brew install qgis Then type qgis in the terminal to ...
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Install QGIS 2.14 Essen on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

It looks like there actually is Xenial support in the debian repository and although I haven't tried the following solution myself I guess it is worth a try. Before trying the following I would ...
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Installing QGIS3 on Mac?

If you have installed Python3 with Homebrew, you can use symlinks to comply with the installer needs (as suggested by @shongololo). It seems, the installer needs Python3 installed at (thanks @...
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Setting up PostGIS database and opening it in QGIS on Windows?

It sounds as if your administrator has installed the database successfully and provided you with the details you will need. They may have also configured PostGIS during the install as well, but if not,...
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Can QGIS 3.0 be installed and run side-by-side with QGIS 2.x?

Short answer Yes Slightly longer answer The two applications save all their settings in different places and when they use different versions of the same library, these library versions can safely ...
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Installing GDAL2.1

You can download GDAL 2.1 for Windows from GIS Internals. There is an installer and a portable version that doesn't require installation. GDAL 2.1 is available for Ubuntu 16.04 from the UbuntuGIS-...
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Installing GDAL on MacOSX?

So far brew install gdal --HEAD resulted in $ ogr2ogr --version GDAL 2.1.0dev, released 2015/99/99
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Removing Santa hat from QGIS icon?

Your only real option is to replace the files in: Windows: C:\OSGeo4W64\apps\qgis\images\icons or C:\Program Files\QGIS X version\apps\qgis\images\icons Linux: /usr/share/qgis/images/icons OSX: /...
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QGIS fails to load

Got the same problem on Linux Mint and finally fixed it. The problem is that you've installed a few python libraries and one of them is a dependency of QGIS. QGIS ~2.18 works fine with Scipy 0.17, ...
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QGIS 2.14.1 LAStools install error: "wrong value for parameter 'Msys folder'..."

According to Diego Alonso's comments from the mappingGIS blog1, this error is related to QGIS version 2.14. With the upgrade, the standalone installer eliminated the msys folder from GRASS 7 ...
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Installing GDAL with Python on Windows

Another option is to install the Anaconda Python distribution which has packages for GDAL. If you are going to be doing a lot of work using GDAL with other Python packages (scipy, pandas, scikit-learn ...
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Installing GDAL with Python on Windows

I find OSGEO4W a poor solution because it creates a whole parallel universe, almost like a virtual machine. I was able to install GDAL and use it in python following the steps outlined here (this is ...
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QGIS "not responding" as reaction to every type of action

I had the same "not responding" problem. As recommended, I closed the browser tab and now it seems to work. Quoted from comments: If you have many network drives mapped, you can hide those ...
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Repairing broken GDAL and PROJ.4 on Ubuntu?

In https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/158457/gdal2tiles-how-to-make-filenames-of-tiles-to-represent-xyz-coordinates, somebody mentions doing: sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libproj.so.0 /usr/lib/libproj.so ...
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LAStools plugin in QGIS: ''The system cannot find the path specified."

Be aware one needs to have the LAStools plugin installed, but also the software per se. The LAStools plugin description says: ... . You also need to download the LAStools software from http://...
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Can't install QGIS 3.x on Ubuntu 18.04

According to ubuntugis documentation. "A convenient new command is available for adding Launchpad PPA (Personal Package Archive) repositories via the command line: add-apt-repository." For the stable ...
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Installing the Orfeo Toolbox in QGIS

Since QGIS 3.8, the OTB provider plugin is part of QGIS core but disabled by default (enable it under Options->Processing->Providers). Install OTB (download from https://www.orfeo-toolbox.org/download/...
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Setting up Python/ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro and Visual Studio?

Python/ArcPy for ArcGIS Pro 1.3 is now installed in C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Pro\bin\Python\envs\arcgispro-py3\ So your IDE needs to be pointed at that environment to pick up the link to arcpy. In ...
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Using spyder as Python IDE with ArcGIS Pro?

I've found it easier to just install spyder into each python environment rather than trying to get a single spyder install to work with multiple environments. To install spyder in ArcGIS Pro, open ...
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Error installing GeoPandas?

The problem is with fiona not with shapely, try to install it separately not as a dependence of geopandas Download the right version for your Python version (the "cpXY" part of the filenames)...
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My Mac always showed this notification "QGIS 3.12 (QGIS 3.10) can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software"

After you try and open QGIS and get the error, you need to open MacOS "System Preferences" and select "Security & Privacy". Click "Okay" to dismiss the error, and you ...
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Uninstalling QGIS that was installed using OSGeo

Might add to the above entries with my current complete-removal workflow: Delete C:\OSgeo4w64 Delete C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\OSGeo4W Delete C:\Users\%USER%\documents\...
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Installing 3rd party python libraries for QGIS on Windows

The simple way I found to install libraries for Python in QGIS is Open OSGeo4W Shell as an administrator Type py3_env in the console (This should print paths of your QGIS Python installation) Type ...
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How to configure Orfeo toolbox in QGIS 2.18 on Windows 7 32-Bit?

You can use OSGeo4W to install the OTB Libs. Run the setup again and choose Advanced Install then go through the options until you can select the packages. Type in otb in the search tab: Then click ...
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What can be a reason of QGIS slow work?

First, I would try with a fresh profile. Go to Settings -> User Profiles - New Profile. This is basically like a fresh QGIS install - no Plugins are loaded, no (maybe wrong) settings you changed ...
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GRASS and SAGA do not appear in QGIS processing toolbox?

Recently GRASS and SAGA integration system changed within QGIS. You must download the SAGA and GRASS provider as 2 external plugins to keep using the grass and saga tools.
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Does QGIS work with Anaconda?

I have miniconda 4.8.3 installed on a Linux Mint 19.3 system and, following some instructions reported on this blog and on the official conda-forge channel of Anaconda I very easily and effectively ...
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How to reinstall QGIS from scratch on Ubuntu?

sudo software-properties-gtk there in the package manager remove qgis and ubuntugis from the list; sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get autoremove qgis ...
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