[Live-demo] Running OSGeo-Live in Apache VCL
gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 02:03:05 PDT 2015
We have not tested this use case in the recent releases, so there might
be more than QGIS and GRASS.
It would be very useful to have a volunteer run all the quickstarts
using a custom user to confirm what is working.
On 09/30/2015 02:34 AM, Vaclav Petras wrote:
> my university made OSGeo-Live available for students through Apache VCL
> (Virtual Computing Lab). It is customary that on Linux machines you get
> your user name, however the examples and defaults in OSGeo-Live are
> expecting user name to be 'user'.
> I have tried GRASS GIS where you have to change the grassdata directory. In
> QGIS, you have to change the paths in the project when opening the project
> (the GUI allows you to edit them manually). I'm not sure what else is
> influenced. The browser's default page was not localhost.
> Do you thing is it worth trying asking to change user name to 'user'? Or,
> from your experience, do you think that few broken project files wouldn't
> be such a problem when people follow tutorials? Or is is feasible to change
> the user name everywhere? Few sed commands would take care of QGIS project
> file and GRASS GIS defaults but I have no idea what else is there.
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> Live-demo at lists.osgeo.org
Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
OSGeo Charter Member
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