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  • Press Release 83

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     1= OSGeo-Live 11.0 Released =
     39 September 2018
     5Version 12.0 of the [ OSGeo-Live GIS software collection] has been released, and was distributed at the [ International Conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) in Dar es Salaam, Kenya].
     7== Download ==
     8Download the OSGeo-Live 12.0 image at
     10== Release Highlights ==
     11Highlights for this release include:
     12* Updated to Lubuntu 18.04 Long Term Support (LTS) release.
     13* Adopted Tansifex Translation tool, and made our documentation generation process more efficient
     14* Version updates to many of the included packages
     16== About OSGeo-Live ==
     17OSGeo-Live is a [ Lubuntu] based distribution of Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Virtual Machine, USB and DVD. OSGeo-Live is pre-installed with robust open source geospatial software, which can be trialled without installing anything.
     19It includes:
     21* Close to 50 quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
     22* Free world maps and sample datasets
     23* Project Overview and step-by-step Quickstart for each application
     24* Lightning presentation of all applications, along with speaker's script
     25* Translations to multiple languages
     29== Credits ==
     31Hundreds of people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging, documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in building the packaged software. Thank you to all involved.
     33== Sponsoring organisations ==
     35* [ OSGeo - the Open Source Geospatial Foundation] provides development & hosting infrastructure for OSGeo-Live and many of the included applications.
     36* [ Information Center for the Environment (ICE)] at the University of California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support.
     37* [ Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of Athens], provides hardware resources and development support.
     38* The [ Debian GIS] and [ UbuntuGIS] teams provide and quality-assure many of the core packages.
     39* [ Okeanos] is kindly providing Virtual Machines for building the OSGeo-Live iso images.