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GIS Knoppix

Introduction

GIS-Knoppix is a bootable Linux CD with pre-installed GIS software. It is based on Knoppix.

Software

  • Linux with KDE and many applications
  • GRASS 6.2 Raster/vector GIS, image processing system, and graphics production system
  • PostgreSQL 8.1.4.2 Postgres database with PostGIS extension
  • MySQL 5.0.21 MySQL database with spatial extensions
  • QGis 0.8 Viewer and data analysis for vector and raster data with PostGIS support

Versions

Version: FOSS4G2006

  • GRASS 6.2 Raster/vector GIS, image processing system, and graphics production system
  • PostgreSQL 8.1.4.2 Postgres database with PostGIS extension
  • MySQL 5.0.21 MySQL database with spatial extensions
  • QGis 0.8 Viewer and data analysis for vector and raster data with PostGIS support

Version: 1.2

  • Linux with KDE and many applications
  • GRASS 6.0.0beta with Spearfish dataset Raster/vector GIS, image processing system, and graphics production system
  • UMN MapServer 4.4.1 Environment for building spatially enabled Internet applications
  • PostgreSQL 7.4.6 / PostGIS Postgres database with PostGIS extension
  • MySQL 4.1.9 MySQL database with spatial extensions
  • QGis 0.6 Viewer and data analysis for vector and raster data with PostGIS support
  • TerraView 2.0 Viewer and data analysis for vector with DB support
  • Jump 1.1.2 Workbench for viewing, editing, and processing spatial datasets
  • Thuban 1.0.0 Interactive geographic data viewer
  • MapLab 2.0.1 Suite of web-based tools to create and manage MapServer applications and map files
  • MapDesk 0.7 Viewer/editor for UMN Mapserver
  • Interlis Compiler and UML editor for Interlis formats
  • and other software GPSdrive, GPSMan, …

Changes from version 1.1 to 1.2:

  • Various updates including GRASS 6, Mapserver 4.4.1
  • New packages: QGis, drawmap, dgpsip
  • Update to Knoppix 3.4

Changes from version 1.0 to 1.1:

  • Added PostGIS, MySQL 4.1, TerraView, Jump, Thuban, Interlis, MapDesk
  • Spearfish data set for GRASS
  • Based on Knoppix 3.3
  • Many updates: Mapserver 4.0.1, OpenOffice 1.1, etc.

Download

The ISO images of version 1.2 are available for downloading (700MB):

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