Changes between Initial version and Version 1 of Press Release 93


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  • Press Release 93

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     1DRAFT
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     3= OSGeoLive 14.0 Released =
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     5* see also https://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/osgeolive-14-0-released/
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     7xx. April 2021
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     9Version 14.0 of the [http://live.osgeo.org OSGeoLive GIS software collection] has been released.
     10
     11== Release Highlights ==
     12Highlights for this release include:
     13* New applications [https://osgeo.github.io/OSGeoLive-doc/en/overview/mapcache_overview.html MapCache], [https://osgeo.github.io/OSGeoLive-doc/en/overview/geoext_overview.html GeoExt], [https://osgeo.github.io/OSGeoLive-doc/en/overview/t-rex_overview.html t-rex], [https://osgeo.github.io/OSGeoLive-doc/en/overview/actinia_overview.html actinia].
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     15* Additional Python modules like Fiona, rasterio, cartopy, pandas, geopandas, mappyfile.
     16* Improved documentation and four new translations, now supporting: English | Deutsch | Español | Suomen kieli | Français | Italiano | 日本語 | Hungarian
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     19* Version [https://raw.githubusercontent.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive/master/CHANGES.txt updates] to many of the included packages.
     20* 100 % translation to hungarian. Zoltán Siki, one of the Hungarian translators, pointed out the need for the translation and will use it at GIS courses at University in Budapest.
     21* Command line introduction
     22* improved Quuickstart for OSM thanks to Enock
     23* VMDK - first time
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     25XXX, says "....Thank you OSGeoLive team and congratulations on this release."
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     27OSGeoLive 14 is ready to be used at events,. It will be used at FOSSGIS Konferenz 221 in june (https.//fossgis-konferenz.de/2021) and FOSS4G 2021 in September 2021 (http://foss4g.org).
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     29
     30== Download ==
     31Download the OSGeoLive 14.0 image at https://live.osgeo.org/en/download.html
     32
     33== About OSGeoLive ==
     34OSGeoLive is a [https://lubuntu.net Lubuntu] based distribution of Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Virtual Machine, USB and DVD. OSGeoLive is pre-installed with robust open source geospatial software, which can be trialed without installing anything.
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     36It includes:
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     38* Close to 50 quality geospatial Open Source applications installed and pre-configured
     39* Free world maps and sample datasets
     40* Project Overview and step-by-step Quickstart for each application
     41* Lightning presentation of all applications, along with speaker's script
     42* Translations to multiple languages
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     44Homepage: https://live.osgeo.org
     45
     46== Credits ==
     47
     48Hundreds of people have directly helped with OSGeoLive packaging, documenting and translating, and thousands have been involved in building the packaged software. Thank you to all involved.
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     50https://live.osgeo.org/en/sponsors.html
     51
     52== Sponsoring organisations ==
     53
     54* [http://www.osgeo.org OSGeo - the Open Source Geospatial Foundation] provides development & hosting infrastructure for OSGeoLive and many of the included applications.
     55* [http://ice.ucdavis.edu Information Center for the Environment (ICE)] at the University of California, Davis provides hardware resources and development support.
     56* [http://www.ntua.gr Remote Sensing Laboratory at the National Technical University of Athens], provides hardware resources and development support.
     57* 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.
     58* [https://okeanos.grnet.gr/ Okeanos] is kindly providing Virtual Machines for building the OSGeoLive iso images.