[OSGeo-Discuss] Problems downloading the 7.9 osGEO vm

"Daniel Nüst" d.nuest at 52north.org
Fri Mar 14 06:10:31 PDT 2014

Am 14.03.2014 13:26, schrieb Agustin Diez Castillo:
> Cameron,
> Thanks for the release.
> It seems that there is an extra dot in the link [1].
> Actually it seems that is with more links [2] in sourceforge [3] [1] The
"/7.9/osgeo-live-vm-7..osgeo-live-vm-7.9.7z" file could not be found or
is not available. Please select another file
> [2] The "/7.9/osgeo-live-mini..eo-live-mini-7.9.iso" file could not be
found or is not available. Please select another file.
> [3] http://sourceforge.net/projects/osgeo-live/files/7.9/

I also ended up in an infinite link loop on Sourceforge, the following
direct links worked for me:



Hope this helps anyone,

> On Mar 14, 2014, at 4:35 AM, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com
<mailto:cameron.shorter at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> OSGeo today announced that the OSGeo-Live GIS software collection
version 7.9 has been released, featuring more than fifty open source,
standards compliant geospatial desktop applications, web applications
and frameworks.
>> *Release Highlights*:
>> This release is a modernization update to last year's 7.0 release
including new versions of the software but preserving much of the core
build and operating system. In addition we've added a number of small
fixes and updated document translations.
>> *OSGeo-Live Lightning Presentation*:
>> The OSGeo-Live Lightning Presentation which explains the breadth of
OSGeo software is now bundled with OSGeo-Live. It is often presented by
conference organisors, or keynote speakers. The presentation may be
given as is, or modified to align with time constraints, presenter's
interest, or conference focus.
>> http://live.osgeo.org/livedvd/docs/en/presentation/
>> *Applications:*
>> Twenty two geospatial programs have been updated to newer versions. The
core geospatial stack has also been upgraded from UbuntuGIS, and the
base operating system has been updated to Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS,
including all the latest security and bug fixes, and web browser
>> *About OSGeo-Live*:
>> OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and
Virtual Machine based upon Ubuntu Linux. OSGeo-Live is pre-configured
with a wide variety of robust open source geospatial software. All
applications can be trialled without installing anything on your
computer, simply by booting the computer from a DVD or USB drive, or
running in a Virtual Machine environment. Each featured package is
accompanied by both a publication quality one page descriptive summary
and a short tutorial on how to get started using it.
>> http://live.osgeo.org OSGeo-Live includes:
>> * Over sixty quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and
>> * Free world maps and geodata
>> * One page overview and quick start guide for every application *
Overviews of key OGC standards
>> * Translations to multiple languages
>> *Credits*:
>> Over 180 people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging,
documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in
building the packaged software. Developers, packagers, documenters and
translators include:
>> Activity Workshop, Agustín Dí­ez, Aikaterini Kapsampeli, Alan
>> Alan Boudreault, Alessandro Furieri, Alexander Bruy, Alexander
>> Kleshnin, Alexander Muriy, Alexandre Dube, Alexey Ardyakov, Alex
Mandel, Amy Gao, Andrea Antonello, Andrea Yanza, Andrey Syrokomskiy,
Andry Rustanto, Angelos Tzotsos, Anna Muñoz, Antonio Falciano, Anton
Novichikhin, Anton Patrushev, Argyros Argyridis, Ariel Núñez,
Assumpció Termens, Astrid Emde, Barry Rowlingson, Benjamin Pross,
Brian Hamlin, Bruno Binet, Bu Kun, Cameron Shorter, Christophe
>> Tufféry, Christos Iossifidis, Cristhian Pin, Damian Wojsław, Dane
Springmeyer, Daniel Kastl, Daria Svidzinska, David Mateos, Denis Rykov,
Diego González, Diego Migliavacca, Dimitar Misev, Dmitry Baryshnikov,
Dominik Helle, Edgar Soldin, Eike Hinderk JÃŒrrens, Elena Mezzini, Eric
Lemoine, Erika Pillu, Estela Llorente, Etienne Delay, Etienne Dube,
Evgeny Nikulin, Fran Boon, François Prunayre, Frank Gasdorf, Frank
Warmerdam, Friedjoff Trautwein, Gavin Treadgold, Giuseppe Calamita,
Grald Fenoy, Grigory Rozhentsov, Guy Griffiths, Hamish Bowman, Haruyuki
Seki, Henry Addo, Hernan Olivera, Howard Butler, Hyeyeong Choe, Ian
Edwards, Ian Turton, Ilya Filippov, Jackie Ng, Jan Drewnak, Jane Lewis,
Javier Rodrigo, Javier Sánchez, Jesús Gómez, Jim Klassen, Jing Wang,
Jinsongdi Yu, Jody Garnett, Johan Van de Wauw, John Bryant, Jorge
Arévalo, Jorge Sanz, José Antonio Canalejo, José Vicente Higón,
Judit Mays, Klokan Petr Pridal, Kristof Lange, kuzkok, Lance McKee,
Lars Lingner, Luca Delucchi, Lucía Sanjaime, Mage Whopper, Manuel
Grizonnet, Marc-André Barbeau, Marco Curreli, Marco Puppin, Marc
Torres, Margherita Di Leo, Maria
>> Vakalopoulou, Mario Andino, Mark Leslie, Massimo Di Stefano, Matthias
Streulens, Mauricio Miranda, Mauricio Pazos, Maxim Dubinin, Michaël
Michaud, Michael Owonibi, Micha Silver, Mike Adair, Milena Nowotarska,
M Iqnaul Haq Siregar, Nacho Varela, Nadiia Gorash, Nathaniel V. Kelso,
Ned Horning, Nobusuke Iwasaki, Oliver Tonnhofer, Òscar Fonts, Otto
Dassau, Pasquale Di Donato, Patric Hafner, Paul Meems, Pavel,
>> Pedro-Juan Ferrer, Pirmin Kalberer, Raf Roset, Regina Obe, Ricardo
Pinho, Roald de Wit, Roberta Fagandini, Roberto Antolin, Roberto
Antolí­n, Roger Veciana, Ruth Schoenbuchner, Samuel Mesa, Scott
Penrose, Sergey Grachev, Sergio Baños, Simon Cropper, Simon Pigot,
Stefan A. Tzeggai, Stefan Hansen, Stefan Steiniger, Stephan Meissl,
Steve Lime, Takayuki Nuimura, Thierry Badard, Thomas Baschetti, Thomas
Gratier, Tom Kralidis, Toshikazu Seto, Trevor Wekel, Valenty González,
Vera, Xianfeng Song, Yoichi Kayama, Zhengfan Lin
>> Sponsoring organisations
>> * The Open Source Geospatial Foundation OSGeo provides the primary
development and hosting infrastructure and personnel for the
>> OSGeo-Live project, and infrastructure for many of the software
projects themselves. http://osgeo.org
>> * 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 (ICE) at the University of
California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support
to the OSGeo Live project. http://ice.ucdavis.edu
>> * Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of
Athens, provides hardware resources and development support to the
OSGeo-Live project. http://www.ntua.gr
>> * The DebianGIS and UbuntuGIS teams provide and quality-assure many of
the core packages. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis and
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGIS
>> --
>> Cameron Shorter,
>> Software and Data Solutions Manager
>> LISAsoft
>> Suite 112, Jones Bay Wharf,
>> 26 - 32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009
>> P +61 2 9009 5000,  W www.lisasoft.com,  F +61 2 9009 5099
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