Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Press Release 83


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7 Sep 2018 03:49:39 (14 months ago)
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  • Press Release 83

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     1= OSGeo-Live 11.0 Released =
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     39 September 2018
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     5Version 12.0 of the [http://live.osgeo.org OSGeo-Live GIS software collection] has been released, and was distributed at the [http://2018.foss4g.org/ International Conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) in Dar es Salaam, Kenya].
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     7== Download ==
     8Download the OSGeo-Live 12.0 image at http://live.osgeo.org/en/download.html
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     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
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     16== About OSGeo-Live ==
     17OSGeo-Live is a [http://lubuntu.net 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.
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     19It includes:
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     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
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     27Homepage: http://live.osgeo.org
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     29== Credits ==
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     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.
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     33== Sponsoring organisations ==
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     35* [http://www.osgeo.org OSGeo - the Open Source Geospatial Foundation] provides development & hosting infrastructure for OSGeo-Live and many of the included applications.
     36* [http://ice.ucdavis.edu Information Center for the Environment (ICE)] at the University of California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support.
     37* [http://www.ntua.gr Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of Athens], provides hardware resources and development support.
     38* 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.
     39* [https://okeanos.grnet.gr/ Okeanos] is kindly providing Virtual Machines for building the OSGeo-Live iso images.