Thursday 16 May 2013

Starting build cycle for OSGeo-Live 7.0

We are starting the build cycle for the 7.0 OSGeo-Live DVD/USB/VM which will be released in September 2013, ready for the global FOSS4G conference in Nottingham, UK. We would like to hear from anyone wishing to add new projects to the live DVD, anyone wishing to extend or add extra translations, or anyone who has ideas on how we should shape the upcoming release.
Also, could all projects please reply to us with which stable version of their software should be included in this release.

Key Milestones

17 Jun 2013 All new applications installed, most old applications updated
15 Jul 2013 Feature Freeze (all apps updated)
05 Aug 2013 User Acceptance Test (all apps installed and working)
26 Aug 2013 Final ISO sent to printers
... full schedule

OSGeoLive 7.0-alpha1 released

We have released the first alpha version of OSGeo-Live, which includes an update from Xubuntu 12.04 to 12.04.2 along with updated versions of applications from UbuntuGIS repository. Feel free to start testing your applications in the latest release. Download Alpha 1

About OSGeo-Live

The OSGeo Live demo DVD/VM/USB is an Xubuntu based distribution of Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Live DVD, Virtual Machine and USB. You can use it to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything.

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