Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of Press Release 89


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10 Feb 2020 14:42:44 (5 months ago)
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  • Press Release 89

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    11== OSGeoLive archive is online! ==
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    3 The OSgeoLive team has published an archive of all prior OSGeoLive docs, both online [1], and backed up in source control [2].
     3The OSGeoLive team has published an archive of all prior OSGeoLive docs, both online [1], and backed up in source control [2].
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    55The archive provides an important historical record of geospatial development over the past 10 years.
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    7 It contains all OSGeoLive documentation from version 2.0 to the latest 13.0 version. The earliest version 1.0 files are missing. The search continues for a copy of OSGeoLive v1.0! From memory, it didn't contain any docs.
     7It contains all OSGeoLive documentation from version 2.0 to the latest 13.0 version. The earliest version 1.0 files are unfortunately yet missing. The search continues for a copy of OSGeoLive v1.0! From memory, it didn't contain any docs.
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    99Seth Girvin came up with the idea of the archive and worked on it in 2019. It was a challenge to find older versions of OSGeoLive. Thanks a lot to Seth for the initiative.
     
    1212You are invited to travel into history to the beginning Version 2.0 [4] when OSGeoLive was called Arramagong Live DVD and only contained 18 software projects including GRASS GIS, Quantum QGIS, PostGIS, MapServer and GeoServer. It was provides via DVD at FOSS4G 2009 in Sydney, Australia.
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    14 Why did we jump from 7.0 to 7.9 (instead of following convention and selecting 7.5)? It was to honour one of OSGeo's heros, Arnulf Chrystl, who also goes by the nickname of "seven-of-nine".
     14Why did we jump from 7.0 to 7.9 (instead of following convention and selecting 7.5)? It was to honour one of OSGeo's heros, Arnulf Christl, who also goes by the nickname of "seven-of-nine".
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    16 **Statistics? Over 11.000 downloads of version 13.0 in the last 7 months. Version 12.0 over 21.000 downloads https://sourceforge.net/projects/osgeo-live/**
     16**Statistics? Over 11,000 downloads of version 13.0 in the last 7 months. Version 12.0 over 21,000 downloads https://sourceforge.net/projects/osgeo-live/**
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    1818=== About OSGeoLive ===
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    2120OSGeoLive [3] is a ​Lubuntu based distribution of Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Live DVD, Virtual Machine and USB. You can use OSGeoLive to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything.