[OSGeo-Discuss] Distribution Special Interest Groups

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Thu Mar 30 14:37:25 PST 2006

M.Blackmore wrote:

> Much appreciated, must have been a bit of work putting that together.
> However, Mandriva linux has some "issues" in that many components to
> make a really useable desktop can only be obtained by the payment of a
> monthly/annual subscription fee. Which is too steep for the likes of me
> in retirement on long term ill with no income...

None of the RPM's included in the FOSS4G Tookit have been
obtained from subscription based Mandriva Club. Also the
Toolkit CD has been developed using the FREE Download Edition
of Mandriva Linux 2006 that can be downloaded from official
public mirrors without payment.

> Debian/Ubuntu would be an obvious one to check thatt it works with - I

Looking for help with testing on other distros.
I think Debian/Ubuntu Advanced Packaging Tool(APT)
which can work RPM packages via apt-rpm.

Would be great if we could have testers for



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