Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Press Release 89


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1 Mar 2020 13:26:49 (4 months ago)
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  • Press Release 89

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    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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     14The OSGeoLive team provides the collection every half a year to provide up-to-date software and documentation for conferences around the world. The major version is always ready before FOSS4G conference and can be used in the workshops and is given away to the participants of the conference. From Verion 11.0 (2017) on OSGeoLive is released every year.
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    1416Why 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/**
     18OSGeoLive is very popular. Version 12.0 had 21,000 downloads and the actual version 13.0 had 11,000 downloads 13.0 in the last 7 months (https://sourceforge.net/projects/osgeo-live/)
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     20Enjoy the journey inthe OSGeoLive archive!
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    1822=== About OSGeoLive ===