[osgeo-ph] Fwd: [Live-demo] OSGeo-Live 5.5 ready to distribute at international conferences

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[osgeo-ph] Fwd: [Live-demo] OSGeo-Live 5.5 ready to distribute at international conferences

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From: Cameron Shorter <[hidden email]>
Date: Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 6:37 AM
Subject: [Live-demo] OSGeo-Live 5.5 ready to distribute at
international conferences
To: "[hidden email]" <[hidden email]>, OSGeo
Discussions <[hidden email]>

Version 5.5 of the OSGeo-Live GIS software collection and accompanying
Lightening Presentation, has been released, ready for distribution at
a large number of geospatial conferences and workshops from around the

About OSGeo-Live

OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and
Virtual Machine based upon Ubuntu Linux that is pre-configured with a
wide variety of robust open source geospatial software. The
applications can be trialled without installing anything on your
computer, simply by booting the computer from the DVD or USB drive.
The lightening overview introduces all these applications, and hence
provides a comprehensive introduction to the breadth of Geospatial
Open Source.



50 Quality Geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
Quality free world maps and geodata
One page overviews and quick start guides for all applications
Overviews of key OGC standards
Translations for Greek, German, Polish, Spanish and Japanese


Browser Clients

OpenLayers - Browser GIS Client
Geomajas - Browser GIS Client
Mapbender - Geoportal Framework
MapFish - Web Mapping Framework
GeoMoose - Web GIS Portal

Crisis Management

Sahana Eden - Disaster management
Ushahidi - Mapping and Timeline for events


PostGIS - Spatial Database
SpatiaLite - Lightweight Database
Rasdaman - Multi-Dimensional Raster Database
pgRouting - Routing for PostGIS

Desktop GIS

Quantum GIS (QGIS)
gvSIG Desktop
User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig)
Kosmo Desktop
OSSIM - Image Processing
Geopublisher - Catalogue
AtlasStyler - Style Editor
osgEarth - 3D Terrain Rendering
MB-System - Sea Floor Mapping

Navigation and Maps

GpsDrive - GPS Navigation
Marble - Spinning Globe
OpenCPN - Marine GPS Chartplotter
OpenStreetMap - OpenStreetMap Tools
Prune - View, Edit and Convert GPS Tracks
Viking - GPS Data Analysis and Viewer
zyGrib - Weather Forecast Maps

Spatial Tools

GeoKettle - ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Tool
GDAL/OGR - Geospatial Data Translation Tools
GMT - Cartographic Rendering
Mapnik - Cartographic Rendering
MapTiler - Create Map Tiles
OTB - Image Processing
R Spatial Task View - Statistical Programming

Web Services

GeoNetwork - Metadata Catalogue
pycsw - Metadata Catalogue
MapProxy - Proxy WMS & tile services
QGIS Server - Web Map Service
52°North WSS - Web Security Service
52°North WPS - Web Processing Service
52°North SOS - Sensor Observation Service
TinyOWS - WFS-T Service
ZOO Project - Web Processing Service


Natural Earth - Geographic Data Sets
OSGeo North Carolina, USA Educational dataset
OpenStreetMap - Sample extract from OpenStreetMap

Geospatial Libraries

GeoTools - Java GIS Toolkit
MetaCRS - Coordinate Reference System Transformations
libLAS - LiDAR Data Access

Other software of interest (not available Live)

MapWindow GIS - Microsoft Windows based GIS
MapGuide Open Source - Web Service

Where to find OSGeo-Live

You can pick up an OSGeo-Live DVD or USB and/or see the presentation at:

Our http://live.osgeo.org website
Malaysian Geospatial Forum, Malaka, Malaysia, March 2012
Spanish FOSS4G 2012, Girona, Spain, March 2012
FOSSGIS 2012, Dessau, Germany,March 2012
AWRA GIS and Water Resources Conference, New Orleans, USA, March 2012
GISRUK 2012, Lancaster University, UK, April 2012
FOSS4G North America 2012, Washington DC, USA, April 2012
FOSS4G-CEE & Geoinformatics 2012, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2012,
MapWindow/FOSS4G Regional Netherlands, Velp, The Netherlands, June 2012
International Environmental Modeling and Software Society Conference
(IEMSS), Leipzig, Germany, July 2012
34th International Geological Conference, Brisbane, Australia, August 2012
International FOSS4G2012, Beijing, China, September 2012
INTERGEO, Hannover Germany, October 2012


Over 80 people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging,
documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in
building the packaged software.

Packagers, documenters and translators include: Agustín Díez,
Aikaterini Kapsampeli, Alan Boudreault, Alexandre Dube, Alex Mandel,
Andrea Antonello, Andrea Yanza, Angelos Tzotsos, Anne Ghisla, Anton
Patrushev, Argyros Argyridis, Astrid Emde, Brian Hamlin, Bruno Binet,
Cameron Shorter, Christos Iossifidis, Dane Springmeyer, Daniel Kastl,
David Mateos, Diego González, Dimitar Misev, Dominik Helle, Edgar
Soldin, Eike Hinderk Jürrens, Eric Lemoine, Etienne Dube, Fran Boon,
François Prunayre, Frank Gasdorf, Gavin Treadgold, Gérald Fenoy,
Hamish Bowman, Haruyuki Seki, Henry Addo, Hernan Olivera, Howard
Butler, Ian Turton, Jackie Ng, Jan Drewnak, Javier Sanchez, Jesús
Gómez, Jim Klassen, Jody Garnett, Johan Van de Wauw, Jorge Arévalo,
Jorge Sanz, José Antonio Canalejo, Judit Mays, Klokan Petr Pridal,
Kristof Lange, Lance McKee, Lars Lingner, Lucía Sanjaime, Mage
Whopper, Manuel Grizonnet, Marco Puppin, Mark Leslie, Massimo Di
Stefano, Mauricio Miranda, Mauricio Pazos, Michaël Michaud, Michael
Owonibi, Micha Silver, Mike Adair, Milena Nowotarska, Nathaniel V.
Kelso, Ned Horning, Nobusuke Iwasaki, Oliver Tonnhofer, Òscar Fonts,
Otto Dassau, Paul Meems, Pedro-Juan Ferrer, Pirmin Kalberer, Ricardo
Pinho, Roald de Wit, Roberto Antolín, Ruth Schoenbuchner, Samuel Mesa,
Sergio Baños, Simon Cropper, Simon Pigot, Stefan A. Tzeggai, Stefan
Hansen, Steve Lime, Thierry Badard, Thomas Baschetti, Tom Kralidis,
Trevor Wekel, Valenty Gonzalez, Yoichi Kayama

Sponsoring organisations

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) provides the primary
development & hosting infrastructure and personnel for the project,
and for many of the software teams which contribute to it.

LISAsoft provides sustaining resources and staff toward the management
and packaging of software onto the Live DVD. http://www.lisasoft.com
Information Center for the Environment at the University of
California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support
to the OSGeo Live project. http://ice.ucdavis.edu
The DebianGIS and UbuntuGIS teams provide and quality-assure many of
the core packages. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis and

Cameron Shorter
Geospatial Solutions Manager
Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254

Think Globally, Fix Locally
Geospatial Solutions enhanced with Open Standards and Open Source

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