[Live-demo] Re: [Fwd: Re: The Easy steps to get your project on the FOSS4G Live DVD]
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 13:56:54 PDT 2009
Great to have you on board.
I've CCed your email to the demo list so that we can work on a response
Of note, I've started updating the Wiki build steps, in response to your
Judit Mays wrote:
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> Hello Cameron,
> thank you for considering deegree for the DVD and for contacting us
> I will be your contact for this project (integrating deegree on the
> Live-DVD for FOSS4G 2009). I will try and provide you with everything
> needed in time.
> I am registered on the Live-Demo mailing list since a couple of hours,
> but of course I don't know all what has been said there so far.
> I also had a look at some of the relevant wiki pages, but couldn't quite
> figure out what I need to do exactly.
> I still have a couple of questions. If you prefer me to resend them to
> the list I will do so, just let me know please.
> As I understand, you want to have a script to install deegree as a
> package within Ubuntu.
> I have never done anything alike, but I am willing to figure it out, if
> this is really what is needed.
> deegree is no software that you would "install" on your hard drive. As
> deegree offers different web applications (several Web Services and a
> Web Client), all we usually do is put some WAR-archives inside a tomcat
> and start the tomcat. No Ubuntu packages needed, no installation needed.
> Only copying files to the file system and some configuration inside the
> tomcat and the webapps.
> Are there no other projects along this line of approach?
> Do I really need to provide a script? Doing what exactly?
> Kind regards,
> - --
> Judit Mays
> l a t / l o n GmbH
> Aennchenstrasse 19 53177 Bonn, Germany
> phone ++49 +228 18496-0 fax ++49 +228 18496-29
> http://www.lat-lon.de http://www.deegree.org
> Dr. Christian Kiehle schrieb:
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>> Betreff: Re: The Easy steps to get your project on the FOSS4G Live DVD
>> Datum: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 07:41:46 +1000
>> Von: Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
>> An: Dr. Christian Kiehle <kiehle at lat-lon.de>, Jens Fitzke
>> <fitzke at lat-lon.de>
>> CC: Stefan Hansen <Stefan.Hansen at lisasoft.com>, Ricardo Pinho
>> <rpinho_eng at yahoo.com.br>
>> Referenzen: <4A991B25.1010508 at gmail.com>
>> Christian, Jens,
>> It would be great to see Deegree included on the FOSS4G Live DVD this
>> year. Do you think this would be possible?
>> What we need is a script which installs and configures Deegree onto an
>> Xubuntu system which we can use, then for you to test afterwards. Of
>> note, we have a tight deadline to meet testing and printing deadlines,
>> and will need to script written this coming week.
>> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>> To Geospatial Open Source Project Leaders:
>>> The Arramagong Live DVD <http://arramagong.com>, GISVM
>>> <http://gisvm.com>, and OSGeo Live-Demo
>>> <http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc> projects are collaborating
>>> to create a set of simple, automated install scripts for a wide
>>> variety of Free and Open Source GIS projects, and we're calling on
>>> each project to help us write a script for their software. Projects
>>> that can write their install script this week will be included on The
>>> Arramamgong Live DVD which will be given to all delegates at the
>>> FOSS4G <http://2009.foss4g.org> conference.
>>> The scripts should cover the installation and configuration of each
>>> project into a base Xubuntu <http://www.xubuntu.org/> 9.04 system.
>>> Separate scripts can optionally cover data, demos and tutorials. As a
>>> bonus, these scripts are exactly what packagers require to bundle your
>>> project into Debian and Ubuntu, so you will be taking the first steps
>>> toward getting your project into a Linux distribution.
>>> The base version of the FOSS4G2009 GISVM/Arramagong Live DVD can be
>>> trialed in a VMWare virtual machine and downloaded from:
>>> Date Date Milestone
>>> 7 Sep 2009 in 1 week LiveDVD Feature Freeze
>>> 11 Sep 2009 in 2 weeks LiveDVD Beta Release
>>> 18 Sep 2009 in 3 weeks LiveDVD Final Freeze
>>> 20 Sep 2009 in 3 weeks LiveDVD Final Release & sent to printers
>>> Packaging Howto
>>> For projects already packaged for Ubuntu <http://packages.ubuntu.com/>
>>> or DebianGIS <http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis>, an install script
>>> will likely be as simple as:
>>> apt-get install cgi-mapserver
>>> Projects that haven't been packaged yet are slightly more complicated:
>>> # # Purpose: Installation of udig into Xubuntu
>>> # Author: Stefan Hansen <shansen at lisasoft.com>
>>> # Copyright (c) 2009 Open Geospatial Foundation
>>> # Copyright (c) 2009 LISAsoft
>>> # Licensed under the GNU LGPL.
>>> # # This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
>>> modify it
>>> # under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published
>>> # by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2.1 of the License,
>>> # or any later version. This library is distributed in the hope that
>>> # it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, without even the implied
>>> # warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
>>> # See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details, either
>>> # in the "LICENSE.LGPL.txt" file distributed with this software or at
>>> # web page "http://www.fsf.org/licenses/lgpl.html".
>>> # About:
>>> # =====
>>> # This script will install udig into Xubuntu
>>> # Running:
>>> # =======
>>> # sudo ./install_udig.sh
>>> ## Setup things... ##
>>> # check required tools are installed
>>> if [ ! -x "`which wget`" ] ; then
>>> echo "ERROR: wget is required, please install it and try again"
>>> exit 1
>>> # create tmp folders
>>> mkdir $TMP
>>> cd $TMP
>>> ## Install Application ##
>>> # get udig
>>> if [ -f "udig-1.2-M6.linux.gtk.x86.tar.gz" ]
>>> echo "udig-1.2-M6.linux.gtk.x86.tar.gz has already been downloaded."
>>> # unpack it and copy it to /usr/lib
>>> tar -xzf udig-1.2-M6.linux.gtk.x86.tar.gz -C $INSTALL_FOLDER
>>> ## Configure Application ##
>>> # Download modified startup script for udig
>>> if [ -f "udig.sh" ]
>>> echo "udig.sh has already been downloaded."
>>> wget https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/livedvd/gisvm/trunk/udig-conf/udig.sh
>>> # copy it into the udig folder
>>> cp udig.sh $UDIG_FOLDER
>>> # create link to startup script
>>> ln -s $UDIG_FOLDER/udig.sh $BIN/udig
>>> # Download desktop icon
>>> if [ -f "uDig.desktop" ]
>>> echo "uDig.desktop has already been downloaded."
>>> # copy it into the udig folder
>>> cp uDig.desktop $USER_HOME/Desktop
>>> chown $USER_NAME:$USER_NAME $USER_HOME/Desktop/uDig.desktop
>>> ## Sample Data ##
>>> # Download udig's sample data
>>> if [ -f "data-v1_1.zip" ]
>>> echo "data-v1_1.zip has already been downloaded."
>>> wget http://udig.refractions.net/docs/data-v1_1.zip
>>> #unzip the file into /usr/local/share/udig-data
>>> mkdir $DATA_FOLDER/udig-data
>>> unzip data-v1_1.zip -d $DATA_FOLDER/udig-data
>>> ## Documentation ##
>>> # Download udig's documentation
>>> if [ -f "udig-1.2-M5.html" ]
>>> echo "udig-1.2-M5.html has already been downloaded."
>>> if [ -f "uDigWalkthrough1.pdf" ]
>>> echo "uDigWalkthrough1.pdf has already been downloaded."
>>> wget http://udig.refractions.net/docs/uDigWalkthrough1.pdf
>>> if [ -f "uDigWalkthrough2.pdf" ]
>>> echo "uDigWalkthrough2.pdf has already been downloaded."
>>> wget http://udig.refractions.net/docs/uDigWalkthrough2.pdf
>>> #copy into /usr/local/share/udig-docs
>>> mkdir $DATA_FOLDER/udig-docs
>>> cp udig-1.2-M5.html $DATA_FOLDER/udig-docs
>>> cp uDigWalkthrough1.pdf $DATA_FOLDER/udig-docs
>>> cp uDigWalkthrough1.pdf $DATA_FOLDER/udig-docs
>>> As we are still bootstrapping the packaging project, and as we are
>>> very short on time before feature freeze, manual steps can be included
>>> as comments in each install script, and can be automated by a project
>>> member, or packager at a later date.
>>> Packaging details and examples can be found at:
>>> And help is available on the Live-Demo mailing list
>>> <http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/live-demo> via Cameron
>>> Shorter, Stefan Hansen, Ricardo Pino, Hamish Bowman, Alex Mandel,
>>> Massimo de Stefano and others.
>>> About GISVM
>>> GISVM <http://www.gisvm.com> is a Free(dom) and ready to use anywhere
>>> Geographic Information System Virtual Machine. Based on the amazing
>>> Virtualization technology it can be used on almost any operating
>>> system environment and is intended to be a hassle-free installation
>>> option for anyone that needs a ready to use GIS solution.
>>> About Arramagong Live DVD
>>> The Arramagong Live DVD <http://arramagong.com> provides a stack of
>>> most of best Geospatial Open Source software, pre-configured with
>>> sample data. It is based on the XUbuntu linux operating system and
>>> also contains windows installers. A FOSS4G 2009 release of Arramagong
>>> will be given to all delegates at the FOSS4G conference. It has been
>>> built by LISAsoft in conjunction with the Open Source Geospatial
>>> About FOSS4G
>>> FOSS4G <http://2009.foss4g.org> is the international Free and Open
>>> Source Software for Geospatial conference, which comes to Sydney,
>>> Australia, 20-23 October 2009. FOSS4G offers presentations, workshops,
>>> demos, an install-fest, and a code sprint. It is presented by the
>>> world's best Developers, Policy Makers, Sponsors and Geospatial
>>> Professionals and includes the latest geospatial applications,
>>> standards, government programs, business processes and case studies.
>>> Topics include mobile platforms, location based applications, crowd
>>> sourcing, cloud computing, development, spatial standards, integration
>>> of cross-agency data, Spatial Data Infrastructures, Sensor Webs, Web
>>> Processing Services, Integration of Open Source and Proprietary
>>> Software and more.
>>> Upcoming milestones
>>> * 14 Sep 2009, Final program available
>>> * 21 Sep 2009, Poster Submission closes
>>> * 20 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Workshop
>>> * 21-23 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Presentations and Tutorials
>>> * 24 Oct 2009, FOSS4G Code Sprint
>>> Media Sponsors
>>> * Position Magazine: http://www.positionmag.com.au/
>>> * Asian Surveying and Mapping Newsletter: http://www.asmmag.com
>>> * Geoconnexions Magazine: http://www.geoconnexion.com/
>>> * Directions Magazine: http://directionsmag.com/
>>> * GIS Development: http://gisdevelopment.net/
>>> * Baliz Media: http://www.BALIZ-MEDIA.com/
>>> For more information or to keep informed from the FOSS4G Organising
>>> Committee, join our email list or twitter feed at:
>>> or contact:
>>> Cameron Shorter, Chair of the FOSS4G Organising Committee and
>>> Geospatial Systems Architect at LISAsoft
>>> tel +61-2-8570-5050
>>> c a m e r o n . s h o r t e r @ l i s a s o f t . c o m
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