[Live-demo] Is GIS Vm is compatible with Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) ?

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 13:00:45 PDT 2009

Hello Arun, welcome to the team.

And in answer to your last question, the GISVM should work on Ubuntu 
9.04 without any problems.
We only selected Xubuntu because it runs with less system requirements 
which is good for Virtual Machines and Live DVDs as they are generally 
RAM constrained.

Alex Mandel wrote:
> Arun Sharma Tecnics wrote:
>> Hello Osgeao team,
>> I am one of the team of member of click2try.
>> We are trying to prepare GISVM (On xen virtual environment) and willing
>> to confirm some of the points.
>> a) Is GIS application is supported with Ubuntu 8.04 (Having GNOME) ?
>> b) Is GIS application can be installed only on Xubuntu 9.04 or is it
>> compatible with Ubuntu 9.04 also ?
>> c) Is this application supports on 32bit environment only ? Or Does it
>> has support for 64 bit Ubuntu environment ?
>> I have some of the more questions related to this , but once i get in
>> touch with your team i will be able to communicate more.
>> Waiting for your reply.
>> Regards,
>> Arun Sharma
>> Click2try
> The scripts we wrote are specific to 9.04 only in that some of the
> apt-get commands pull packages that may not be available in previous
> versions and install repositories for 9.04 (see the sources.list.d
> folder in the svn). Most of them will still work for 8.04 though.
> The only parts that might be Xubuntu specific is the command to swap in
> the desktop background and possibly the creation of the desktop icons(
> but I think those should work on Gnome)
> While we've tested it on 32bit, I think it might be ok on 64 bit
> assuming the packages are available and you might need the ia32 libs
> installed.
> Thanks,
> Alex
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Cameron Shorter
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