Day: September 18, 2020

How to install QGIS 3 on Ubuntu

The last days I was asked a lot, how and where to install the new QGIS 3. Until now there are no Windows binaries available (as far as I know…). But you can install and run QGIS 3.0 on Linux. If you are running Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) or even 18.04 (bionic) (beware, it’s still alpha […]

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How to install ESA SNAP on Ubuntu Linux

Today, someone who wants to switch from Windows to Linux asked me if I could help him run ESA SNAP on Ubuntu. I thought it would be interesting for the blog, too. For those who don’t know: ESA SNAP (Sentinel Application Platform) is the common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes. There is no SNAP package […]

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How to access your Linux based PostGIS database

Hey guys! Here is the next part about PostGIS running on Ubuntu and how to use it for your everyday work with GIS on your client computer. This can be the same computer your database is running on (here Ubuntu 16.04) or any remote PC with Linux or Windows… You don’t have a running PostGIS […]

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How to install PostGIS 2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Hey guys, today about the installation of PostGIS, an open source and OGC compliant spatial database extender for the PostgreSQL database management system. It is similar in functionality to ESRI ArcSDE, Oracle Spatial, DB2 spatial extender and something (SQL Server spatial…?)from Microsoft. It provides outstanding performance and functionality – for free! At this time the […]

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OSGeo-Live: the best open source GIS ready to use package

GIS open-source? We often talk about QGis, GRASS, gvSIG and sometimes about GPSprune to edit GPX paths or JOSM to manage data from OpenStreetMap. But the software available under this type of license (open source & free software) is much wider. The live project OSGeo, is an operating system that collects most of this software and […]

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