[Live-demo] OSGeo-Live 4.5, the Open Source Geospatial DVD, released

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at lisasoft.com
Mon Mar 28 17:52:55 PDT 2011

Version 4.5 of the OSGeo Live GIS software collection has been released, 
along with a 25 minute video describing the 42 contributing GeoSpatial 
Open Source applications.

OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and Virtual 
Machine based upon Ubuntu Linux that is pre-configured with a wide 
variety of robust open source geospatial software. The applications can 
be trialled without installing anything on your computer, simply by 
booting the computer from the DVD or USB drive.



    * 45 Quality GeoSpatial Open Source applications installed and
    * Quality free world maps
    * One page overviews and quick starts for all applications
    * Overviews of key OGC standards
    * Translations for Greek, German, Polish, Spanish and Japanese


    * 52º North SOS (Sensor Observation Service) 3.1.1
    * 52º North WPS (Web Processing Service) 2.0 RC6
    * AtlasStyler (Feature Style Editor) 1.6
    * deegree (Web Services) 2.3
    * GDAL/OGR (GeoSpatial Data Translation Tools) 1.7.3
    * GeoKettle (Business Intelligence) 3.2.0-20090609
    * Geomajas (Browser GIS Client) 1.8
    * GeoNetwork (Metadata Catalog) 2.6.3
    * Geopublisher (Electronic Library Manager) 1.6
    * GeoServer (Web Service) 2.1rc1
    * GMT (Generic Mapping Tools) 4.5.1
    * GpsDrive (GPS Navigation Software) 2.11
    * GRASS GIS (Fully featured GIS) 6.4.0
    * gvSIG Desktop (Desktop GIS) 1.10
    * Kosmo Desktop (Desktop GIS) 2.0
    * Mapbender (Geoportal Framework) 2.7
    * MapFish (Web Mapping Framework) 2.0
    * MapGuide Open Source (Web Service) 2.2.0
    * Mapnik (Cartographic rendering engine) 0.7.0
    * MapServer (Web Service) 5.6.6
    * MapTiler (Tiled Map Publishing) 1.0beta2
    * Marble (3D desktop globe) 0.9.5
    * MB-System (Sea floor mapping) 5.2.1880
    * OpenCPN (Marine GPS navigation) 2.3.1
    * OpenJUMP GIS (Desktop GIS)
    * OpenLayers (Browser GIS Client) 2.10
    * osgEarth (Terrain rendering toolkit) 2.0
    * OpenStreetMap (Tools for mapping the world) 3751
    * OSSIM (Image Processing) 1.8.10
    * OTB - ORFEO Toolbox Library (Image Processing) 3.8.0
    * pgRouting (GIS Tools) 1.05
    * PostGIS (Spatial Database) 1.5.2
    * Prune (GPS Track Editing) 10-1 Lucid
    * Quantum GIS (Desktop GIS) 1.6.0
    * QGIS mapserver (Web Service) 1.6.0
    * Rasdaman (Multi-Dimensional Raster Database) 8.1
    * R Spatial (Statistical Programming) 2.12.1
    * SAGA (Desktop GIS) 2.0.5
    * Sahana (Disaster management) Eden 0.5.3
    * SpatiaLite (Spatial Database) 2.4
    * uDig (Desktop GIS) 1.2.0
    * Ushahidi (Crowd Sourced Event Mapping) 2.0.1
    * Viking (Manage and plot GPS data) 0.9.9
    * ZOO Project (Web Processing Service) 1.2.0
    * zyGrib (Weather forecasting)


Over 60 people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging, 
documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in 
building the packaged software.

Packagers and documenters: Alan Boudreault, Alex Mandel, Alexandre Dube, 
Andrea Antonello, Anton Patrushev, Astrid Emde, Brian Hamlin, Bruno 
Binet, Cameron Shorter, Dane Springmeyer, Daniel Kastl, Eike Hinderk 
Jürrens, Eric Lemoine, Etienne Dube, Fran Boon, François Prunayre, Gavin 
Treadgold, Gérald Fenoy, Hamish Bowman, Haruyuki Seki, Henry Addo, Ian 
Turton, Jody Garnett, Johan Van de Wauw, Jorge Sanz, Juan Lucas 
Domínguez Rubio, Judit Mays, Klokan Petr Pridal, Kristof Lange, Lance 
McKee, Manuel Grizonnet, Mark Leslie, Massimo Di Stefano, Michael 
Owonibi, Nathaniel V. Kelso, Pirmin Kalberer, Ricardo Pinho, Sergio 
Baños, Simon Pigot, Stefan A. Tzeggai, Stefan Hansen, Thierry Badard and 
Trevor Wekel

Translators: Aikaterini Kapsampeli, Angelos Tzotsos, Anne Ghisla, 
Argyros Argyridis, Astrid Emde, Christos Iossifidis, Daniel Kastl, 
Haruyuki Seki, Javier Sanchez, Jorge Sanz, Lars Lingner, Marco Puppin, 
Massimo Di Stefano, Milena Nowotaska, Nobusuke Iwasaki, Otto Dassau, 
Ruth Schoenbuchner, Thomas Baschetti, Valenty Gonzalez and Yoichi Kayama

Sponsoring institutions:

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 at the University of California, 
Davis provides hardware resources and development support to the OSGeo 
Live project. http://ice.ucdavis.edu

The DebianGIS and UbuntuGIS teams provide and quality-assure many of the 
core packages.

The Australian Government's Office of Spatial Data Management sponsored 
reviews of software marketing documentation. http://www.osdm.gov.au

Cameron Shorter
Geospatial Solutions Manager
Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254

Think Globally, Fix Locally
Geospatial Solutions enhanced with Open Standards and Open Source

Cameron Shorter
Geospatial Solutions Manager
Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254

Think Globally, Fix Locally
Geospatial Solutions enhanced with Open Standards and Open Source

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