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

Arun Sharma Tecnics arun.s at tecnics.com
Mon Oct 5 17:39:10 PDT 2009

Hello Cameron,

Thank you !!! This information really helped.

Arun Sharma

Cameron Shorter wrote:
> 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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