[Live-demo] Problems downloading the 7.9 osGEO vm

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 16:10:00 PDT 2014

Hi all,
It seems that we hadn't given Sourceforge enough time to propagate the 
OSGeo-Live distribution through all the Sourceforge mirrors.

Downloads of OSGeo-Live from the Sourceforge mirrors seems to be working 

On 15/03/14 09:41, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Thanks for letting us know about issues.
> I've raised an issue to track this: 
> https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/1318
> Seems the problem is with sourceforge.
> I'm on irc://freenode.net#osgeolive now if people have ideas people 
> can contribute to help fix this.
> On 14/03/14 23:26, Agustin Diez Castillo wrote:
>> Cameron,
>> Thanks for the release.
>> It seems that there is an extra dot in the link [1].
>> Actually it seems that is with more links [2] in sourceforge [3]
>> [1] The "/7.9/osgeo-live-vm-7..osgeo-live-vm-7.9.7z" file could not 
>> be found or is not available. Please select another file
>> [2] The "/7.9/osgeo-live-mini..eo-live-mini-7.9.iso" file could not 
>> be found or is not available. Please select another file.
>> [3] http://sourceforge.net/projects/osgeo-live/files/7.9/
>> On Mar 14, 2014, at 4:35 AM, Cameron Shorter 
>> <cameron.shorter at gmail.com <mailto:cameron.shorter at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>> OSGeo today announced that the OSGeo-Live GIS software collection 
>>> version 7.9 has been released, featuring more than fifty open 
>>> source, standards compliant geospatial desktop applications, web 
>>> applications and frameworks.
>>> *Release Highlights*:
>>> This release is a modernization update to last year's 7.0 release 
>>> including new versions of the software but preserving much of the 
>>> core build and operating system. In addition we've added a number of 
>>> small fixes and updated document translations.
>>> *OSGeo-Live Lightning Presentation*:
>>> The OSGeo-Live Lightning Presentation which explains the breadth of 
>>> OSGeo software is now bundled with OSGeo-Live. It is often presented 
>>> by conference organisors, or keynote speakers. The presentation may 
>>> be given as is, or modified to align with time constraints, 
>>> presenter's interest, or conference focus. 
>>> http://live.osgeo.org/livedvd/docs/en/presentation/
>>> *Applications:*
>>> Twenty two geospatial programs have been updated to newer versions. 
>>> The core geospatial stack has also been upgraded from UbuntuGIS, and 
>>> the base operating system has been updated to Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, 
>>> including all the latest security and bug fixes, and web browser 
>>> updates.
>>> *About OSGeo-Live*:
>>> OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and 
>>> Virtual Machine based upon Ubuntu Linux. OSGeo-Live is 
>>> pre-configured with a wide variety of robust open source geospatial 
>>> software. All applications can be trialled without installing 
>>> anything on your computer, simply by booting the computer from a DVD 
>>> or USB drive, or running in a Virtual Machine environment. Each 
>>> featured package is accompanied by both a publication quality one 
>>> page descriptive summary and a short tutorial on how to get started 
>>> using it. http://live.osgeo.org OSGeo-Live includes:
>>> * Over sixty quality geospatial Open Source applications installed 
>>> and pre-configured
>>> * Free world maps and geodata
>>> * One page overview and quick start guide for every application
>>> * Overviews of key OGC standards
>>> * Translations to multiple languages
>>> *Credits*:
>>> Over 180 people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging, 
>>> documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in 
>>> building the packaged software. Developers, packagers, documenters 
>>> and translators include:
>>> Activity Workshop, Agustín Dí­ez, Aikaterini Kapsampeli, Alan 
>>> Beccati, Alan Boudreault, Alessandro Furieri, Alexander Bruy, 
>>> Alexander Kleshnin, Alexander Muriy, Alexandre Dube, Alexey 
>>> Ardyakov, Alex Mandel, Amy Gao, Andrea Antonello, Andrea Yanza, 
>>> Andrey Syrokomskiy, Andry Rustanto, Angelos Tzotsos, Anna Muñoz, 
>>> Antonio Falciano, Anton Novichikhin, Anton Patrushev, Argyros 
>>> Argyridis, Ariel Núñez, Assumpció Termens, Astrid Emde, Barry 
>>> Rowlingson, Benjamin Pross, Brian Hamlin, Bruno Binet, Bu Kun, 
>>> Cameron Shorter, Christophe Tufféry, Christos Iossifidis, Cristhian 
>>> Pin, Damian Wojsław, Dane Springmeyer, Daniel Kastl, Daria 
>>> Svidzinska, David Mateos, Denis Rykov, Diego González, Diego 
>>> Migliavacca, Dimitar Misev, Dmitry Baryshnikov, Dominik Helle, Edgar 
>>> Soldin, Eike Hinderk Jürrens, Elena Mezzini, Eric Lemoine, Erika 
>>> Pillu, Estela Llorente, Etienne Delay, Etienne Dube, Evgeny Nikulin, 
>>> Fran Boon, François Prunayre, Frank Gasdorf, Frank Warmerdam, 
>>> Friedjoff Trautwein, Gavin Treadgold, Giuseppe Calamita, Grald 
>>> Fenoy, Grigory Rozhentsov, Guy Griffiths, Hamish Bowman, Haruyuki 
>>> Seki, Henry Addo, Hernan Olivera, Howard Butler, Hyeyeong Choe, Ian 
>>> Edwards, Ian Turton, Ilya Filippov, Jackie Ng, Jan Drewnak, Jane 
>>> Lewis, Javier Rodrigo, Javier Sánchez, Jesús Gómez, Jim Klassen, 
>>> Jing Wang, Jinsongdi Yu, Jody Garnett, Johan Van de Wauw, John 
>>> Bryant, Jorge Arévalo, Jorge Sanz, José Antonio Canalejo, José 
>>> Vicente Higón, Judit Mays, Klokan Petr Pridal, Kristof Lange, 
>>> kuzkok, Lance McKee, Lars Lingner, Luca Delucchi, Lucía Sanjaime, 
>>> Mage Whopper, Manuel Grizonnet, Marc-André Barbeau, Marco Curreli, 
>>> Marco Puppin, Marc Torres, Margherita Di Leo, Maria Vakalopoulou, 
>>> Mario Andino, Mark Leslie, Massimo Di Stefano, Matthias Streulens, 
>>> Mauricio Miranda, Mauricio Pazos, Maxim Dubinin, Michaël Michaud, 
>>> Michael Owonibi, Micha Silver, Mike Adair, Milena Nowotarska, M 
>>> Iqnaul Haq Siregar, Nacho Varela, Nadiia Gorash, Nathaniel V. Kelso, 
>>> Ned Horning, Nobusuke Iwasaki, Oliver Tonnhofer, Òscar Fonts, Otto 
>>> Dassau, Pasquale Di Donato, Patric Hafner, Paul Meems, Pavel, 
>>> Pedro-Juan Ferrer, Pirmin Kalberer, Raf Roset, Regina Obe, Ricardo 
>>> Pinho, Roald de Wit, Roberta Fagandini, Roberto Antolin, Roberto 
>>> Antolí­n, Roger Veciana, Ruth Schoenbuchner, Samuel Mesa, Scott 
>>> Penrose, Sergey Grachev, Sergio Baños, Simon Cropper, Simon Pigot, 
>>> Stefan A. Tzeggai, Stefan Hansen, Stefan Steiniger, Stephan Meissl, 
>>> Steve Lime, Takayuki Nuimura, Thierry Badard, Thomas Baschetti, 
>>> Thomas Gratier, Tom Kralidis, Toshikazu Seto, Trevor Wekel, Valenty 
>>> González, Vera, Xianfeng Song, Yoichi Kayama, Zhengfan Lin
>>> Sponsoring organisations
>>> * The Open Source Geospatial Foundation OSGeo provides the primary 
>>> development and hosting infrastructure and personnel for the 
>>> OSGeo-Live project, and infrastructure for many of the software 
>>> projects themselves. http://osgeo.org
>>> * 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 (ICE) at the University of 
>>> California, Davis provides hardware resources and development 
>>> support to the OSGeo Live project. http://ice.ucdavis.edu
>>> * Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of 
>>> Athens, provides hardware resources and development support to the 
>>> OSGeo-Live project. http://www.ntua.gr
>>> * The DebianGIS and UbuntuGIS teams provide and quality-assure many 
>>> of the core packages. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis and 
>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGIS
>>> -- 
>>> Cameron Shorter,
>>> Software and Data Solutions Manager
>>> LISAsoft
>>> Suite 112, Jones Bay Wharf,
>>> 26 - 32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009
>>> P +61 2 9009 5000,  Wwww.lisasoft.com,  F +61 2 9009 5099
>>> _______________________________________________
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>>> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss
> -- 
> Cameron Shorter,
> Software and Data Solutions Manager
> LISAsoft
> Suite 112, Jones Bay Wharf,
> 26 - 32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009
> P +61 2 9009 5000,  Wwww.lisasoft.com,  F +61 2 9009 5099

Cameron Shorter,
Software and Data Solutions Manager
Suite 112, Jones Bay Wharf,
26 - 32 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009

P +61 2 9009 5000,  W www.lisasoft.com,  F +61 2 9009 5099

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