[Live-demo] Starting build cycle for OSGeo-Live 7.0

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed May 15 22:07:13 PDT 2013

We are starting the build cycle for the 7.0 OSGeo-Live 
<http://live.osgeo.org/> DVD/USB/VM which will be released in September 
2013, ready for the global FOSS4G conference in Nottingham, UK 
<http://2013.foss4g.org/>. We would like to hear from anyone wishing to 
add new projects to the live DVD, 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 in this release.

    Key Milestones

    17 Jun 2013 All new applications installed, most old applications
    15 Jul 2013 Feature Freeze (all apps updated)
    05 Aug 2013 User Acceptance Test (all apps installed and working)
    26 Aug 2013 Final ISO sent to printers

... full schedule 

    OSGeoLive 7.0-alpha1 released

We have released the first alpha version of OSGeo-Live, which includes 
an update from Xubuntu 12.04 to 12.04.2 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

The OSGeo Live demo DVD/VM/USB 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 it 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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