[Live-demo] Mass production of OSGeo Live USB - any SMEs providing this ?

Bas Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 18 07:19:33 PDT 2017

On 2017-04-18 15:55, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote:
> Just to add to the mix, and stir the pot somewhat, an idea to consider
> on this . . . what about . . .
> having some sort of support stack/infrastructure in place for
> providing the OSGeo-Live as a bunch of different devices and
> (portable) services.  For example,
>   *   Generating the Thumb Drives
>      *   These should be generated as needed, based on our usage
> locally for different events.  When we don’t end up using some of them
> at a particular event, we end up re-writing them with the newer
> version of OSGeo-Live for the next event.  Not really an economically
> sound model.
>   *   Setting up something like a Raspberry Pi with OSGeo-Live.
> Possibly for resale, certainly as a download for other to install.
>   *   Setting up a Cloud (OSGE Certified?!) version of OSGe-Live
>   *   As has been mentioned before, an application picker for
> installation of software would go a long ways.
>      *   There’s a bit of effort required for this one I’ll grant you,
> but it would certainly go along was toward promoting OSGeo.
>   *   Cloud service(s) version of OSGeo.
>   *   Setting up a Docker . . .
> Well you get the idea,  if your going to pay for something, may as
> well go for broke.  You end up with a one stop shop and possibly a
> container of sorts for other projects to add in their own dedicated
> versions of the same sort of devices/services.

Are you volunteering to implement any of the above?

These are good suggestions, but without people to do the work it will 
never materialize.

OSGeo-Live is understaffed as it is, see also:


Kind Regards,


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