[OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeoLive] Press Release 87: OSGeoLive 13.0 Released
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Fri Sep 6 00:27:49 PDT 2019
Thanks for your kind words and inform us that OSGeoLive will be used in
The more OSGeoLive is used, the more it gave sense to the work of OSGeoLive
contributors and projects.
That is a great news for the OSGeoLive project !
Le jeu. 5 sept. 2019 à 22:34, Suchith Anand <Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk>
a écrit :
> Great work everyone. I want to thank everyone who helped make this
> excellent resource possible.
> I am also pleased to inform that the Global Open Data for Agriculture and
> Nutrition (GODAN) as part of our capacity development aims will make use
> of OSGeo Live for our training programs in AgriGIS. For example, we will
> take steps to make them available for expanding AgriGIS education and
> training across RUFORUM universities. The Regional Universities Forum for
> Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established by ten Vice
> Chancellors in 2004, is a consortium of 113 African universities operating
> within 38 countries spanning the African continent. RUFORUM is coordinated
> by a Secretariat hosted by Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. RUFORUM
> supports universities to address the important and largely unfulfilled role
> that universities play in contributing to the well‐being of small‐scale
> farmers and economic development of countries.
> More details at
> Dr. Suchith Anand
> Chief Scientist
> Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition
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> Emde (OSGeo) <astrid_emde at osgeo.org>
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> *Subject:* [OSGeoLive] Press Release 87: OSGeoLive 13.0 Released
> OSGeoLive 13.0 Released
> * see also
> 5. September 2019
> Version 13.0 of the OSGeoLive GIS software collection has been released
> at the International Conference for Free and Open Source Software for
> Geospatial (FOSS4G) in Bucharest, Romania. It was handed out to
> delegates and used in many Workshops.
> Release Highlights
> Highlights for this release include:
> * New applications MapCache, GeoExt, t-rex, actinia.
> * Additional Python modules like Fiona, rasterio, cartopy, pandas,
> geopandas, mappyfile.
> * Improved documentation and four new translations, now supporting:
> English | Deutsch | Español | Suomi | Français | Italiano | 日本語 |
> * Version updates to many of the included packages.
> Brian Hamlin noted: "Version 13.0 has improved the Python experience a
> lot. With the introduction of Jupyter, OSGeoLive can be used in Python
> training, which supports the rising usage and relevance of Python in
> geospatial architectures."
> Nicolas Roelandt and Vicky Vergara's introduction of Transifex has
> significantly improved the translation process. During the FOSS4G
> community sprint a new Romanian translation was added. Zoltán Siki, one
> of the Hungarian translators, pointed out the need for the translation
> and will use it at GIS courses at University in Budapest.
> Maria Aria de Reyna, president of OSGeo, says "So much effort goes into
> each OSGeoLive release, from documentation to packaging to testing, that
> we must take a moment to thank those involved. The whole OSGeoLive team
> deserves a huge thanks. Thank you OSGeoLive team and congratulations on
> this release."
> FOSS4G 2019 "What's new in OSGeoLive 13.0"
> * Talk
> * Presentation: https://live.osgeo.org/en/presentation.html#/
> Download the OSGeoLive 13.0 image at
> About OSGeoLive
> OSGeoLive is a Lubuntu based distribution of Geospatial Open Source
> Software, available via a Virtual Machine, USB and DVD. OSGeoLive is
> pre-installed with robust open source geospatial software, which can be
> trialed without installing anything.
> It includes:
> * Close to 50 quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and
> * Free world maps and sample datasets
> * Project Overview and step-by-step Quickstart for each application
> * Lightning presentation of all applications, along with speaker's
> * Translations to multiple languages
> Homepage: https://live.osgeo.org
> Hundreds of people have directly helped with OSGeoLive packaging,
> documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in
> building the packaged software. Thank you to all involved.
> Sponsoring organisations
> * OSGeo - the Open Source Geospatial Foundation provides development &
> hosting infrastructure for OSGeoLive and many of the included
> * Information Center for the Environment (ICE) at the University of
> California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support.
> * Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of
> Athens, provides hardware resources and development support.
> * The Debian GIS and UbuntuGIS teams provide and quality-assure many
> of the core packages.
> * Okeanos is kindly providing Virtual Machines for building the
> OSGeoLive iso images.
> Enjoy OSGeoLive 13.0!
> The OSGeoLive Team
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