[Live-demo] Starting build cycle for OSGeo-Live 6.5

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 13:15:31 PDT 2012

We are starting the build cycle for the 6.5 OSGeo-Live 
<http://live.osgeo.org> DVD/USB/VM which will be released in March 2012, 
ready for the FOSS4G - North America, Spanish FOSS4G, FOSSGIS Germany, 
among others. We would like to hear from anyone wishing to add new 
projects to OSGeo-Live, anyone wishing to extend or add extra 
translations, or anyone who has ideas on how we should shape the 
upcoming release.

Also, could all projects please reply to us with which stable version of 
their software should be included on OSGeo-Live 6.5.

    Key Milestones

    10 Dec 2012 All new applications installed, most old applications
    24 Dec 2012 Feature Freeze (all apps updated) 
    28 Jan 2012 User Acceptance Test (all apps installed and working) 
    18 Feb 2012 Final ISO sent to printers 

... full schedule 

    OSGeoLive 6.5 Alpha1 released

We have released the first alpha version of OSGeo-Live, which includes 
an update from Xubuntu 12.04 to 12.04.1 along with updated versions of 
applications from UbuntuGIS repository. Feel free to start testing your 
applications in the latest release. Download Alpha 1 

    About OSGeo-Live

OSGeo-live is an XUbuntu <http://xubuntu.org> based distribution of 
Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Live DVD, Virtual 
Machine and USB. You can use OSGeo-Live to try a wide variety of open 
source geospatial software without installing anything.

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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