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'pyrcc5' is not recognized as an internal or external command

Try running a batch file with the following: @echo off call "C:\Program Files\QGIS 3.0\bin\o4w_env.bat" call "C:\Program Files\QGIS 3.0\bin\qt5_env.bat" call "C:\Program Files\QGIS 3.0\bin\py3_env....
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ERROR: could not load library "C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/11/lib/rtpostgis-2.5.dll": unknown error 126?

Just copy these two .dlls ("libeay32.dll" and "ssleay32.dll") from bin/postgisgui folder and paste them in the bin folder. Source: https://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/ticket/4482
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Ogr2ogr: ERROR 1: PROJ: pj_obj_create: Cannot find proj.db

I set the PROJ_LIB environment variable to point to the PROJ.4 data directory (where proj.db lives) and this problem has been solved,hope that is useful to you.
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How to fully reset QGIS

Delete the config directory. Windows: %LocalAppData%\QGIS %AppData%\QGIS Linux: /home/USERNAME/.local/share/QGIS Macintosh: /Library/Application\ Support/QGIS
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Ogr2ogr: ERROR 1: PROJ: pj_obj_create: Cannot find proj.db

Check your environment_variable: setx GDAL_DATA "C:\Program Files\GDAL\gdal-data" setx GDAL_DRIVER_PATH "C:\Program Files\GDAL\gdalplugins" setx PROJ_LIB "C:\Program Files\GDAL\projlib" setx ...
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Will ArcGIS for Desktop run on Windows 10?

I ran ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 on the Windows 10 Technical Preview for a couple months, over several different builds of Windows, and everything worked fine (I was on the "Fast" ring). I wasn't using it ...
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Photo Map tip in QGIS 3 on windows

Will you add file:/// before the drive letter C: ? <img src="file:///C:/Local/aa.jpg" width="350" />
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Installing GeoDjango dependencies on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2012 R2?

I do not see a direct question here and I am little late in answering this. Yet, I have had a hard time setting up a similar environment recently and could not find a simple solution that did not ...
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Executing a standalone QGIS python script on Windows 10

I have been able to replicate your problem on a Windows 7 system using QGIS 2.14 LTR. Similar to your batch file, the QGIS install includes a python-qgis batch file which you can use to run scripts ...
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Open .laz point clouds not available in QGIS 3.18

Could be wrong but you should reinstall QGIS 3.18 with the new installer. QGIS standalone installers on Windows are all based on OSGEO4W. At the moment, 2 OSGEO4W installers and only the new one ...
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How to make GRASS 7 addon available in QGIS 2.12?

Both QGIS and GRASS GIS are standalone applications which can be used on their own. QGIS is using some of the functionality from GRASS GIS through QGIS GRASS Plugin and through QGIS Processing. Each ...
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ArcGIS crashes when trying category symbology?

I think I discovered the problem. Is a kind of conflict with AVG Protection. If you use AVG antivirus (AVG Protection 2016.71.797 in my case), try to uninstall it, reboot and try ArcMAP again. It ...
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Creating a new Normal template in ArcCatalog?

On my machine which is a Windows 10 computer the normal template that I would delete to restore ArcCatalog to its default settings is here: C:\Users\Hornbydd\AppData\Roaming\ESRI\Desktop10.2\...
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How to customizing the default map scale list in ArcGIS for all users?

You have really two options. Create a file with needed scales and share the file with your end users. They, with your guidance, will update the scales in the map document they are working. This is ...
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MinimizeRestore Maximize boxes missing in Windows 10 task bar

Click F11 or go to menu view / toggle full screen mode
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'pyrcc5' is not recognized as an internal or external command

For an additional information for people using ubuntu you can install libs like this sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pyqt5-dev-tools
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MODIS downloads using Python

Below are some resources related to AppEEARS that should help with some of the things you are trying to accomplish with MODIS data. Using the AppEEARS API, you can determine product availability, and ...
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ImportError: No module named qgis.core on Windows 10

Firstly, I see you have a standalone install of QGIS; my answer is based on an OSGeo4W install (it's been a while since I used the standalone installers) but I think the approach should be much the ...
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QGIS taking too long to load/launch on Windows 10

Try to upgrade to the latest version.My suggestion is that you remove version 3.4.x and install the latest version 3.10. From my experience QGIS loads slowly when we have too many plug-ins installed. ...
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QGIS 3.10.13 (64-bit) on a Asus laptop with Windows 10 is running EXTREMELY SLOW - looking for suggestions

I've also had my share of QGIS slowness troubleshooting. Here are things I try; some probably don't apply directly in your situation but summarizing for when others have the same question. Look at ...
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OSGEO4W Installer avce00.exe error

I fixed this when I installed this as an administrator.
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Automatically deploy QGIS on multiple PCs in a class

Use an IT Asset Manager I would advice to use a management tool, which would enable you to handle not only the installation of QGIS, but also all current and future deployment/update needs. About ...
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Understanding difference between Pythons installed together with QGIS

Under Windows : OSGeo_root_directory/apps/Python39 This is where the Python program is installed, in this case the 3.9 version. OSGeo_root_directory/bin This is just a directory with links, ...
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Cannot run qgis_process on WSL2, its trying to connect to a display

It is unfortunately not entirely clear from your question how you are calling qgis_process, but I'm attempting to answer anyways because I did run into the exact error before. If you want to call the ...
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Opening ECW files in QGIS?

You need to download QGIS 2.14.3 from OSGEO4W in order to be able to open ECW file format. The QGIS help stated that clearly. Also, here is a good source on ADDING ECW SUPPORT IN QGIS. The help ...
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Getting QGIS python modules to work from PyScripter in Windows 10?

Your PYTHONHOME should be: C:\OSGeo4W64\apps\Python27 Your PATH should include (in the beggining): C:\OSGeo4W64\bin; C:\OSGeo4W64\apps\qgis\bin PYTHONPATH should have: C:\OSGeo4W64\apps\qgis\...
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ArcGIS Survey Analyst extension not working on Windows 10?

ArcGIS Survey Analyst was an extension product for ArcGIS Desktop 9.3.1, and earlier, that was deprecated at ArcGIS 9.3.1 and did not ship with ArcGIS 10. The ArcGIS 9.3.1 System Requirements ...
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ERROR: could not load library "C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/11/lib/rtpostgis-2.5.dll": unknown error 126?

So this worked for me but no promises because I don't really know what I did I just followed some stuff I found else where. Now I'm on win 10 installing PostgreSQL 11.5 and postgis 2.5 (installed ...
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PostgreSQL/PostGIS 12. shp2pgsql.exe only blinks

The GUI is a different exe than the command line one. The command line tool is at C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\12\bin\shp2pgsql.exe while the GUI is at C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\12\bin\postgisgui\...
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QGIS taking too long to load/launch on Windows 10

I had a very similar issue and eventually resolved it by accident when I finally disconnected a hard drive that had failed, but was still being recognized by Windows 10 as present. QGIS was trying to ...

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