[Live-demo] GeoServer and other problem problem

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Tue Apr 10 13:21:06 PDT 2012

Forgot to send this to the list...

On 04/10/2012 06:56 AM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 04/10/2012 02:20 AM, 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)
> Are you using the default user? or did you create a new user other than
> that?
>> 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?
> OSGeo Live is based on Ubuntu(Xubuntu specifically). All documentation
> online for Ubuntu applies. sudo su will get you into a root shell, if
> you want a root user there's instructions online you can find.
>> 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?
> You do not need permission from us, everything on OSGeo Live is Free and
> Open Source software you are welcome to use it how you want. I would
> suggest you consider checking some security settings before using it as
> a public webservice, eg. change the default passwords on Geoserver,
> Postgis and the login.
>> Thanks,
>> Shahjalal Hossain
> Thanks,
> Alex

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