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OSGeoLive starting build cycle for OSGeoLive 16.0

  1. January 2023

Are you interested in joining our Open Source GIS experience? The build cycle for the next OSGeoLive release 16.0, is going to start. Version 16.0 will use Lubuntu 22.4.1 [1] The final version is planned to be ready in May 2023. Have a look at our schedule for the detailed steps [2].

Till then we have many challenges - from simple to challenging, to help describe and train people in the value of Open Source GIS.

We are looking for new projects

For this release, we hope to help OSGeo Community projects join OSGeoLive, and work out how we can keep within our size constraints.

You are welcome to join our team!

Are you a programmer or packager with experience in one of the Open Source GIS applications? Are you a technical writer interested in making FOSS4G accessible to all? Are you interested in helping update translations to latest documents on Transifex [3] [4]?

Tech writers from The Good Docs Project [5] have offered to write or update quickstarts for us. If you'd like your quickstart updated, then reach out to us.

Contact us

If you would like to add a new project, help us to get in the cloud or have another goal you would like to work on and get involved you are very welcome.

Please join the OSGeoLive mailing list [7] or meet us on IRC at our weekly meeting.

About OSGeoLive

OSGeoLive (​ 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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