[Live-demo] Running OSGeo-Live in Apache VCL
wenzeslaus at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 07:28:27 PDT 2015
On Sun, Oct 4, 2015 at 5:03 AM, Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com>
> Hi Vaclav,
> 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
Well, I can ran it for few more desktop projects I'm interested in, but not
> to confirm what is working.
Now we know that it doesn't work for QGIS and GRASS GIS. There is hight
chance it will fail for anything PostgreSQL-related. My question is what to
do about it? Is the solution just to use user name 'user'?
> 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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