Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Press Release 87


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6 Aug 2019 15:24:20 (6 weeks ago)
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  • Press Release 87

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     1= OSGeo-Live 13.0 Released =
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     3DRAFT
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     5* see also https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/osgeo-live-13-0-released/
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     7xx. August 2019
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     9Version 13.0 of the [http://live.osgeo.org OSGeoLive GIS software collection] has been released, and was distributed at the [https://2019.foss4g.org/ International Conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) in Bucharest, Romania].
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     11Person ?? says: '' "OSGeoLive 13.0 ....
     12TBD ...So much effort goes in to each OSGeoLive release, from documentation to packaging to testing, that we must take a moment to thank those involved.  The whole OSGeoLive team deserves a huge thanks.  Thank you OSGeoLive team and congratulations on this release." '' 
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     14== Download ==
     15Download the OSGeoLive 12.0 image at https://live.osgeo.org/en/download.html
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     17== Release Highlights ==
     18Highlights for this release include:
     19* New applications MapCache, t-rex, Actinia
     20* Python tools like Fiona, rasterio, cartopy, pandas, geopandas, mappyfile
     21* Improved documentation with new languages
     22* Version [https://raw.githubusercontent.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive/master/CHANGES.txt updates] to many of the included packages
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     24== About OSGeoLive ==
     25OSGeoLive is a [https://lubuntu.net Lubuntu] based distribution of Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Virtual Machine, USB and DVD. OSGeoLive is pre-installed with robust open source geospatial software, which can be trialled without installing anything.
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     27It includes:
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     29* Close to 50 quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
     30* Free world maps and sample datasets
     31* Project Overview and step-by-step Quickstart for each application
     32* Lightning presentation of all applications, along with speaker's script
     33* Translations to multiple languages
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     35Homepage: https://live.osgeo.org
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     37== Credits ==
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     39Hundreds of people have directly helped with OSGeoLive packaging, documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in building the packaged software. Thank you to all involved.
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     41https://live.osgeo.org/en/sponsors.html
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     43== Sponsoring organisations ==
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     45* [http://www.osgeo.org OSGeo - the Open Source Geospatial Foundation] provides development & hosting infrastructure for OSGeoLive and many of the included applications.
     46* [http://ice.ucdavis.edu Information Center for the Environment (ICE)] at the University of California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support.
     47* [http://www.ntua.gr Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of Athens], provides hardware resources and development support.
     48* The [https://pkg-grass.alioth.debian.org/ Debian GIS] and [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGIS UbuntuGIS] teams provide and quality-assure many of the core packages.
     49* [https://okeanos.grnet.gr/ Okeanos] is kindly providing Virtual Machines for building the OSGeoLive iso images.