[Live-demo] GeoServer and other problem problem

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 13:16:01 PDT 2012


Can you describe what you changed in the Virtual Machine?

Root login has to be enabled for Ubuntu/Xubuntu etc

As for hosting your thesis using OSGeo Live, I remind you that this is 
Free and Open Source Software, so basically yes :)


On 04/10/2012 12:20 PM, Shahjalal Hossain wrote:
> Hi,
> I am Shahjalal. I am developing one system for my thesis. I am a 
> student of Geodesy and Geoinformatics of The Royal Institute of 
> Technology (KTH), Sweden.
> I am using OSGeo live. I am new with OSGeo live and Ubuntu system. I 
> already installed it in my laptop with virtual machine. I configured 
> some files such as php.ini and change the permission of some folders 
> and files. But, I did not touch GeoServer. Now, I have the following 
> problems.
> 1. I can not open start GeoServer. I already checked the 
> documentation. But, every time I am trying to start GeoServer it shows 
> following error. I do not know how to solve it.
> Failed to execute command "/usr/local/bin/geoserver_start_admin.sh".
> Failed to execute child process 
> "/usr/local/bin/geoserver_start_admin.sh" (Permission denied)
> 2. When ever I logged in, i logged in as a normal user. I know in 
> command prompt using sudo command i can get the privilege of root. 
> But, I want to log in as root user. Is it possible?
> 3. I have a plan to host my map service using OSGeo Live, which i am 
> preparing for my thesis. It will be a free service. Can I do it? Do I 
> need to get permission from OSGeo Live community?
> Thanks,
> Shahjalal Hossain
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Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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