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  • Press Release 26

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     1[[File:Osgeolive wordle.png|link=http://live.osgeo.org|500px|right]]
     2<br><br>
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     4= OSGeo-Live 5.5 ready to distribute at international conferences =
     5
     628 February 2012
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     8Version 5.5 of the [http://live.osgeo.org OSGeo-Live GIS software collection] and accompanying [http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/browser/livedvd/promo/trunk/en/presentation/ Lightening Presentation], has been released, ready for distribution at a large number of geospatial conferences and workshops from around the world.
     9
     10== About OSGeo-Live==
     11OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and Virtual Machine based upon Ubuntu Linux that is pre-configured with a wide variety of robust open source geospatial software. The applications can be trialled without installing anything on your computer, simply by booting the computer from the DVD or USB drive. The lightening overview introduces all these applications, and hence provides a comprehensive introduction to the breadth of Geospatial Open Source.
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     13* http://live.osgeo.org
     14
     15== Highlights==
     16
     17* 50 Quality Geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
     18* Quality free world maps and geodata
     19* One page overviews and quick start guides for all applications
     20* Overviews of key OGC standards
     21* Translations for Greek, German, Polish, Spanish and Japanese
     22
     23== Contents==
     24Browser Clients
     25
     26* OpenLayers - Browser GIS Client
     27* Geomajas - Browser GIS Client
     28* Mapbender - Geoportal Framework
     29* MapFish - Web Mapping Framework
     30* GeoMoose - Web GIS Portal
     31
     32Crisis Management
     33
     34* Sahana Eden - Disaster management
     35* Ushahidi - Mapping and Timeline for events
     36
     37Databases
     38
     39* PostGIS - Spatial Database
     40* SpatiaLite - Lightweight Database
     41* Rasdaman - Multi-Dimensional Raster Database
     42* pgRouting - Routing for PostGIS
     43
     44Desktop GIS
     45
     46* Quantum GIS (QGIS)
     47* GRASS GIS
     48* gvSIG Desktop
     49* User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig)
     50* Kosmo Desktop
     51* OpenJUMP GIS
     52* SAGA
     53* OSSIM - Image Processing
     54* Geopublisher - Catalogue
     55* AtlasStyler - Style Editor
     56* osgEarth - 3D Terrain Rendering
     57* MB-System - Sea Floor Mapping
     58
     59Navigation and Maps
     60
     61* GpsDrive - GPS Navigation
     62* Marble - Spinning Globe
     63* OpenCPN - Marine GPS Chartplotter
     64* OpenStreetMap - OpenStreetMap Tools
     65* Prune - View, Edit and Convert GPS Tracks
     66* Viking - GPS Data Analysis and Viewer
     67* zyGrib - Weather Forecast Maps
     68
     69Spatial Tools
     70
     71* GeoKettle - ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Tool
     72* GDAL/OGR - Geospatial Data Translation Tools
     73* GMT - Cartographic Rendering
     74* Mapnik - Cartographic Rendering
     75* MapTiler - Create Map Tiles
     76* OTB - Image Processing
     77* R Spatial Task View - Statistical Programming
     78
     79Web Services
     80
     81* GeoServer
     82* MapServer
     83* deegree
     84* GeoNetwork - Metadata Catalogue
     85* pycsw - Metadata Catalogue
     86* MapProxy - Proxy WMS & tile services
     87* QGIS Server - Web Map Service
     88* 52°North WSS - Web Security Service
     89* 52°North WPS - Web Processing Service
     90* 52°North SOS - Sensor Observation Service
     91* TinyOWS - WFS-T Service
     92* ZOO Project - Web Processing Service
     93
     94Data
     95
     96* Natural Earth - Geographic Data Sets
     97* OSGeo North Carolina, USA Educational dataset
     98* OpenStreetMap - Sample extract from OpenStreetMap
     99
     100Geospatial Libraries
     101
     102* GeoTools - Java GIS Toolkit
     103* MetaCRS - Coordinate Reference System Transformations
     104* libLAS - LiDAR Data Access
     105
     106Other software of interest (not available Live)
     107
     108* MapWindow GIS - Microsoft Windows based GIS
     109* MapGuide Open Source - Web Service
     110
     111==Where to find OSGeo-Live==
     112You can pick up an OSGeo-Live DVD or USB and/or see the presentation at:
     113* Our http://live.osgeo.org website
     114* [http://www.malaysiageospatialforum.org Malaysian Geospatial Forum], Malaka, Malaysia, March 2012
     115* [http://www.sigte.udg.edu/jornadassiglibre/ Spanish FOSS4G 2012], Girona, Spain, March 2012
     116* [http://www.fossgis.de/konferenz/2012/ FOSSGIS 2012], Dessau, Germany,March 2012
     117* [http://awra.org/meetings/Spring2012/ AWRA GIS and Water Resources Conference], New Orleans, USA, March 2012
     118* [http://www.lancs.ac.uk/gisruk2012/ GISRUK 2012], Lancaster University, UK, April 2012
     119* [http://foss4g-na.org/ FOSS4G North America 2012], Washington DC, USA, April 2012
     120* [http://foss4g-cee.org/ FOSS4G-CEE & Geoinformatics 2012], Prague, Czech Republic, May 2012,
     121* [http://www.mapwindow.org/conference/2012/ MapWindow/FOSS4G Regional Netherlands], Velp, The Netherlands, June 2012
     122* [http://www.iemss.org/sites/iemss2012/sessions_D.html International Environmental Modeling and Software Society Conference (IEMSS)], Leipzig, Germany, July 2012
     123* [http://www.34igc.org/ 34th International Geological Conference], Brisbane, Australia, August 2012
     124* [http://2012.foss4g.org International FOSS4G2012], Beijing, China, September 2012
     125* [http://intergeo.de INTERGEO], Hannover Germany, October 2012
     126
     127== Credits ==
     128
     129Over 80 people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging, documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in building the packaged software.
     130
     131Packagers, documenters and translators include:
     132Agustín Díez, Aikaterini Kapsampeli, Alan Boudreault, Alexandre Dube, Alex Mandel, Andrea Antonello, Andrea Yanza, Angelos Tzotsos, Anne Ghisla, Anton Patrushev, Argyros Argyridis, Astrid Emde, Brian Hamlin, Bruno Binet, Cameron Shorter, Christos Iossifidis, Dane Springmeyer, Daniel Kastl, David Mateos, Diego González, Dimitar Misev, Dominik Helle, Edgar Soldin, Eike Hinderk Jürrens, Eric Lemoine, Etienne Dube, Fran Boon, François Prunayre, Frank Gasdorf, Gavin Treadgold, Gérald Fenoy, Hamish Bowman, Haruyuki Seki, Henry Addo, Hernan Olivera, Howard Butler, Ian Turton, Jackie Ng, Jan Drewnak, Javier Sanchez, Jesús Gómez, Jim Klassen, Jody Garnett, Johan Van de Wauw, Jorge Arévalo, Jorge Sanz, José Antonio Canalejo, Judit Mays, Klokan Petr Pridal, Kristof Lange, Lance McKee, Lars Lingner, Lucía Sanjaime, Mage Whopper, Manuel Grizonnet, Marco Puppin, Mark Leslie, Massimo Di Stefano, Mauricio Miranda, Mauricio Pazos, Michaël Michaud, Michael Owonibi, Micha Silver, Mike Adair, Milena Nowotarska, Nathaniel V. Kelso, Ned Horning, Nobusuke Iwasaki, Oliver Tonnhofer, Òscar Fonts, Otto Dassau, Paul Meems, Pedro-Juan Ferrer, Pirmin Kalberer, Ricardo Pinho, Roald de Wit, Roberto Antolín, Ruth Schoenbuchner, Samuel Mesa, Sergio Baños, Simon Cropper, Simon Pigot, Stefan A. Tzeggai, Stefan Hansen, Steve Lime, Thierry Badard, Thomas Baschetti, Tom Kralidis, Trevor Wekel, Valenty Gonzalez, Yoichi Kayama
     133
     134== Sponsoring organisations==
     135
     136* [http://www.osgeo.org The Open Source Geospatial Foundation] (OSGeo) provides the primary development & hosting infrastructure and personnel for the project, and for many of the software teams which contribute to it.
     137
     138* LISAsoft provides sustaining resources and staff toward the management and packaging of software onto the Live DVD. http://www.lisasoft.com
     139* Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support to the OSGeo Live project. http://ice.ucdavis.edu
     140* The DebianGIS and UbuntuGIS teams provide and quality-assure many of the core packages. http://wiki.debian.org/DebianGis and https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGIS