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OS Geo Live Boot DVD/Thumb Drive

by mathew | October 19, 2012 00:13 19 Oct 00:13 | #4482 | #4482

I believe several applications on here are server apps running on localhost. Its potentially a framework for us to create a local, bootable system for running our web tools. Found it via visiting PDX Open Geo.

From the Site: OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Xubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around.

It provides pre-configured applications for a range of geospatial use cases, including storage, publishing, viewing, analysis and manipulation of data. It also contains sample datasets and documentation.


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