GIS packages for Ubuntu

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Sat Jul 30 18:49:32 CDT 2005

Oliver Grawert Wrote: 
> hi,

> Am Samstag, den 14.05.2005, 04:56 -0400 schrieb niconi38:

> > does anybody manage to install GRASS 6.0 on hoary ?

> > and if you do, please tell me how...

> so you happen to use GIS ?  thats absolutely great, we started a
> project

> for breezy that shall offer a good out of the box setup of
> applications

> for a GIS workstation. 


> Corey Burger did already an awesome work and assembled a list on



> we are looking for people that use GIS regulary and can judge the

> quality of the apps and give us hints what to include so that we get a

> good default set for your regular use.

I'm certainly interested. I will check this project and see how I can

One package that I would certainly try to add as an option is postgis.
Once you start handling large datasets it is very important.

An open-source GIS package that I only discovered lately but seems very
interesting is Saga GIS:

I haven't found a debian package yet, but I compiled it myself under


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