[Qgis-developer] install instructions

Etienne Tourigny etourigny.dev at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 12:16:39 PDT 2013

On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 4:11 PM, stevenhorner <steven at stevenhorner.com>wrote:

> I had similar problems installing on raring, like you I had both listed,
> but
> now use these instructions disable any other source you may have added:
> sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install qgis python-qgis qgis-plugin-grass
> This installs but you may get an error when starting QGIS on Ubuntu which
> is
> normally because the owner of the .QGIS2 folder is Root rather than your
> logon user. You may need to change this.

I experienced the same problem (.qgis2 folder created by root).  Is that
folder created by qgis installation? Probably, but very odd.

This is a BIG bug and should be fixed, is there a bug report on this?


> Once QGIS successfully opens you are likely to still have problems with the
> Processing Toolbox (formerly SEXTANTE) if you want to use its GRASS
> commands
> or GDAL. I have been trying for several weeks now to get the GRASS commands
> in Processing to work on either Windows or Ubuntu (raring or precis)
> without
> any success, most recently GDAL isn't configured correctly for the
> processing Toolbox. I have tried various releases from 1.80, 1.9, 2.0.1 and
> 2.1.0-master. If you don't need the Processing Toolbox you should find most
> other things are a great improvement over 1.8.
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