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  • Press Release 90

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    5 Version 13.1 of the [http://live.osgeo.org OSGeo-Live GIS software collection] has been released, featuring over 50 open source, standards compliant geospatial applications.
     5A documentation-only version of the [http://live.osgeo.org OSGeoLive GIS software collection] has been released, featuring improved documentation for over 50 open source, standards compliant geospatial applications.
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    7 == Release Highlights==
     7== Successful results from the Google Season of Docs program ==
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    9 * This a documentation-only release. The step-by-step Quickstart for each application has been updated, as part of a project for the 2019 [https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs Google Season of Docs] program.
     9The OSGeoLive team submitted projects for consideration in the 2019 [https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs Google Season of Docs] program. [1]
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     11A successful match with technical writer, Felicity Brand, resulted in a concerted effort to improve the quickstarts for the applications on the OSGeoLive distribution.
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     13Felicity worked with the OSGeoLive team to review our quickstart template and implement changes to the documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency. [2]
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     15== About OSGeoLive ==
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     17OSGeoLive [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.
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    12 == About OSGeo-Live==
    13 OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and Virtual Machine, pre-installed with robust open source geospatial software, which can be trialled without installing anything. It includes:
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    15 * Over 50 quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
    16 * Free world maps and sample datasets
    17 * Project Overview and step-by-step Quickstart for each application
    18 * Lightning presentation of all applications, along with speaker's script
    19 * Overviews of key OGC standards
    20 * Translations to multiple languages
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    22 Homepage: http://live.osgeo.org
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    24 Download details: http://live.osgeo.org/en/download.html
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    27 == Credits ==
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    29 Over 180 people have directly helped with OSGeo-Live packaging, documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in building the packaged software.
     23[1] https://developers.google.com/season-of-docs/docs/participants/project-osgeo-1
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    31 Developers, packagers, documenters and translators include:
     25[2] https://flicstar.com/2019/11/27/project-report-for-season-of-docs-2019/
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    33 Activity Workshop, Agustín Dí­ez, Aikaterini Kapsampeli, Alan Beccati, Alan Boudreault, Alessandro Furieri, Alex Mandel, Alexander Bruy, Alexander Kleshnin, Alexander Muriy, Alexandre Dube, Alexey Ardyakov, Amy Gao, Andrea Antonello, Andrea Yanza, Andrey Syrokomskiy, Andry Rustanto, Angelos Tzotsos, Anna Muñoz, Anton Novichikhin, Anton Patrushev, Antonio Falciano, Antonio Santiago, Argyros Argyridis, Ariel Núñez, Assumpció Termens, Astrid Emde, Balasubramaniam Natarajan, Barry Rowlingson, Benjamin Pross, Brian Hamlin, Bruno Binet, Bu Kun, Cameron Shorter, Christophe Tufféry, Christos Iossifidis, Cristhian Pin, Damian Wojsław, Dane Springmeyer, Daniel Kastl, Danilo Bretschneider, Daria Svidzinska, David Mateos, Denis Rykov, Diego González, Diego Migliavacca, Dimitar Misev, Dmitry Baryshnikov, Dominik Helle, Edgar Soldin, Eike Hinderk Jürrens, Elena Mezzini, Eric Lemoine, Erika Pillu, Estela Llorente, Etienne Delay, Etienne Dube, Evgeny Nikulin, Fabian Schindler, Fran Boon, François Prunayre, Frank Gasdorf, Frank Warmerdam, Friedjoff Trautwein, Gavin Treadgold, Giuseppe Calamita, Grald Fenoy, Grigory Rozhentsov, Guy Griffiths, Hamish Bowman, Haruyuki Seki, Henry Addo, Hernan Olivera, Hirofumi Hayashi, Howard Butler, Hungary, Hyeyeong Choe, Ian Edwards, Ian Turton, Ilya Filippov, Jackie Ng, Jan Drewnak, Jane Lewis, Javier Rodrigo, Javier Sánchez, Jesús Gómez, Jim Klassen, Jing Wang, Jinsongdi Yu, Jody Garnett, Johan Van de Wauw, John Bryant, Jorge Arévalo, Jorge Sanz, José Antonio Canalejo, José Vicente Higón, Judit Mays, Klokan Petr Pridal, Ko Nagase, Kristof Lange, kuzkok, Lance McKee, Larry Shaffer, Lars Lingner, Luca Delucchi, Lucía Sanjaime, M Iqnaul Haq Siregar, Mage Whopper, Manuel Grizonnet, Marc Torres, Marc-André Barbeau, Marco Curreli, Marco Puppin, Margherita Di Leo, Maria Vakalopoulou, Mario Andino, Mark Leslie, Markus Neteler, Massimo Di Stefano, Matteo De Stefano, Matthias Streulens, Mauricio Miranda, Mauricio Pazos, Maxim Dubinin, Micha Silver, Michaël Michaud, Michael Owonibi, Mike Adair, Milena Nowotarska, Nacho Varela, Nadiia Gorash, Nathaniel V. Kelso, Ned Horning, Nobusuke Iwasaki, Oliver Tonnhofer, Òscar Fonts, Otto Dassau, Pasquale Di Donato, Patric Hafner, Paul Meems, Pavel, Pedro-Juan Ferrer, Pirmin Kalberer, Raf Roset, Regina Obe, Ricardo Pinho, Roald de Wit, Roberta Fagandini, Roberto Antolin, Roberto Antolí­n, Robin Lovelace, Roger Veciana, Ruth Schoenbuchner, Samuel Mesa, Scott Penrose, Sergey Grachev, Sergey Popov, Sergio Baños, Simon Cropper, Simon Pigot, Stefan A. Tzeggai, Stefan Hansen, Stefan Steiniger, Stephan Meissl, Steve Lime, Takayuki Nuimura, Thierry Badard, Thomas Baschetti, Thomas Gratier, Tom Kralidis, Toshikazu Seto, Trevor Wekel, Valenty González, Vera, Xianfeng Song, Yoichi Kayama, Zhengfan Lin, Zoltan Siki
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    35 == Sponsoring organisations==
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    37 * [http://www.osgeo.org The Open Source Geospatial Foundation] provides development & hosting infrastructure for OSGeo-Live and many of the included applications.
    38 * [http://www.lisasoft.com LISAsoft] provides sustaining resources and staff toward management and packaging.
    39 * [http://ice.ucdavis.edu Information Center for the Environment (ICE)] at the University of California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support.
    40 * [http://www.ntua.gr Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of Athens], provides hardware resources and development support.
    41 * 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.
    42 * [https://okeanos.grnet.gr/ Okeanos] is kindly providing Virtual Machines for building the OSGeoLive iso images.