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= DebianGis Packages List =
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The package list could be non up-to-date, this list is maintained by hand, please keep it with a grain of salt. See [http://pkg-grass.alioth.debian.org/debiangis-status.html DebianGis Status] for a synthesis page of archive status, automatically generated on a daily basis. This page is useful anyway to see interesting packages and comments about. See http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_packages for an updated details. The package list could be non up-to-date, this list is maintained by hand, please keep it with a grain of salt. See [[http://pkg-grass.alioth.debian.org/debiangis-status.html|DebianGis Status]] for a synthesis page of archive status, automatically generated on a daily basis. This page is useful anyway to see interesting packages and comments about. See http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_packages for an updated details.
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 * [http://packages.debian.org/education-geography education-geography task] from [http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu debian-edu]: DebianGIS recommends these additions: ''qgis, gmt, gdal, proj''. (education-geography already depends on ''grass''):
 * GIS "workstation" task
 * [[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/gis/tasks/|Debian Blends]] GIS task list
 * [[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/edu/tasks/geography|education-geography task]] from [[http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu|debian-edu]]: DebianGIS recommends these additions: ''qgis, gmt, gdal, proj''. (education-geography already depends on ''grass''):
 * [[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/gis/tasks/workstation|GIS "workstation" task]] which can be installed via [[http://packages.debian.org/gis-workstation|gis-workstation metapackage]]
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 * [http://postgis.refractions.net/ PostGIS]
 * [http://www.gdal.org/ GDAL]: Convert between many geospatial data formats
 * [http://grass.osgeo.org GRASS]: Powerful GIS for modeling and analysis
 * [http://qgis.org/ QuantumGIS]: Easy to use GIS. Includes qgis-plugin-grass
 * [http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/ Mapserver]
 * [http://geos.refractions.net GEOS]
 * [http://proj.maptools.org/ PROJ]: proj-doc: there are PDF files available, perhaps those would be better?
 * [http://www.earth3d.org/ Earth3D]
 * [http://gpsd.berlios.de/ gpsd]: GPS hardware daemon
 * [http://www.gpsdrive.de/ gpsdrive]: Real time navigation
 * [http://gpx2shp.sourceforge.jp/ gpx2shp]
 * [http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsman/ gpsman]
 * [http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsmanshp/ gpsmanshp]
 * [http://gpstrans.sourceforge.net/ gpstrans]: Download GPS data from a Garmin serial GPS
 * [http://gpsbabel.sourceforge.net/ gpsbabel]: Convert GPS wpt/rte/trk data between many file formats
 * [http://thuban.intevation.org/ thuban]
 * [http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/ gmt]: Generic Mapping Tools (cartography)
 * [http://openscenegraph.sourceforge.net/ OpenSceneGraph]
 * [http://openthreads.sourceforge.net/ OpenThreads]
 * [http://avce00.maptools.org/ Avce00] and [http://avce00.maptools.org/e00compr/ E00compr]
 * [http://ogdi.sourceforge.net/ OGDI]
 * [http://www.openjump.org/ OpenJUMP]: in debian/contrib, because it depend on batik and sun jre. Work is being done to get batik into debian/main, and openjump to work with GNU Classpath. Packaged instead of [http://www.vividsolutions.com/jump/ JUMP]
 * [http://www.vividsolutions.com/jts/jtshome.htm JTS]
 * [http://www.dpi.inpe.br/terralib/ TerraLib]
 * [http://mapnik.berlios.de/ mapnik]
 * [http://edu.kde.org/marble/ marble]
 * [http://viking.sourceforge.net/ Viking]: a GPS track editor and analyzer
 * [http://www.paraview.org/ ParaView]: Very useful for 3D representation of GRASS rasters and vectors. Maintained by the [http://pkg-scicomp.alioth.debian.org/ Debian Scientific Computing Project].
 * [http://packages.debian.org/sid/geotranz GeoTranz]: similar in function to "proj" or "cs2cs" from PROJ.4, but in the form of a Java hand calculator.
 * [http://www.metamodellers.com/epigrass.html Epigrass]: epidemiological simulation and analysis
===== Core infrastructure =====

 * [[http://www.gdal.org/|GDAL]]: Convert between many geospatial data formats
 * [[http://proj.maptools.org/|PROJ]]: proj-doc: there are PDF files available, perhaps those would be better?
 * [[http://postgis.refractions.net/|PostGIS]]
 * [[http://geos.refractions.net|GEOS]]

===== Desktop GIS =====

 * [[http://grass.osgeo.org|GRASS]]: Powerful GIS for modeling and analysis
 * [[http://qgis.org/|QGIS]]: Easy to use GIS. Includes qgis-plugin-grass
 * [[http://www.openjump.org/|OpenJUMP]]: in debian/contrib, because it depend on batik and sun jre. Work is being done to get batik into debian/main, and openjump to work with GNU Classpath. Packaged instead of [[http://www.vividsolutions.com/jump/|JUMP]]
 * [[http://www.saga-gis.org/en/|Saga GIS]]
 * [[http://thuban.intevation.org/|thuban]]


===== Web services =====

 * [[http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/|Mapserver]]

===== OpenStreetMap =====

 * [[http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/JOSM|josm]]: Java [[http://www.openstreetmap.org|OpenStreetmap]] Editor
 * [[http://www.merkaartor.org|merkaartor]]: Qt [[http://www.openstreetmap.org|OpenStreetmap]] Editor
 * [[http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Gosmore|gosmore]]: viewer of OSM XML data such as the planet.osm
 * [[http://mapnik.berlios.de/|Mapnik]]: Render vector street map data into raster images
 * [[http://packages.debian.org/osm2pgsql|osm2pgsql]]: Import OSM data into a PostGIS database
 * [[http://www.parabola.me.uk/mkgmap|mkgmap]]: OSM to Garmin maps converter

===== GPS apps and Navigation =====

 * [[http://gpsd.berlios.de/|gpsd]]: GPS hardware daemon
 * [[http://gpsbabel.sourceforge.net/|gpsbabel]]: Convert GPS wpt/rte/trk data between many file formats
 * [[http://www.gpsdrive.de/|gpsdrive]]: Real time navigation
 * [[http://gpx2shp.sourceforge.jp/|gpx2shp]]
 * [[http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsman/|gpsman]]
 * [[http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsmanshp/|gpsmanshp]]
 * [[http://gpstrans.sourceforge.net/|gpstrans]]: Download GPS data from a Garmin serial GPS
 * [[http://viking.sourceforge.net/|Viking]]: a GPS track editor and analyzer
 * [[http://www.rigacci.org/wiki/doku.php/doc/appunti/hardware/gps_logger_i_blue_747|mtkbabel]]: Tool for managing i-Blue 747 and compatible GPS data loggers

===== Desktop apps =====

 * [[http://www.earth3d.org/|Earth3D]]
 * [[http://edu.kde.org/marble/|Marble]]: KDE app much like Google Earth
 * [[http://www.paraview.org/|ParaView]]: Very useful for 3D representation of GRASS rasters and vectors. Maintained by the [[http://pkg-scicomp.alioth.debian.org/|Debian Scientific Computing Project]].
 * [[http://www.zygrib.org/|zyGrib]] - Real-time weather forecast visualization. (see also zygrib-maps package)

===== Cartography =====

 * [[http://gmt.soest.hawaii.edu/|gmt]]: The Generic Mapping Tools

===== Utilities =====

 * [[http://avce00.maptools.org/|Avce00]] and [[http://avce00.maptools.org/e00compr/|E00compr]]
 * [[http://packages.debian.org/sid/geotranz|GeoTranz]]: similar in function to "proj" or "cs2cs" from PROJ.4, but in the form of a Java hand calculator.

===== To be sorted =====

 * [[http://openscenegraph.sourceforge.net/|OpenSceneGraph]]
 * [[http://openthreads.sourceforge.net/|OpenThreads]]
 * [[http://ogdi.sourceforge.net/|OGDI]]
 * [[http://www.vividsolutions.com/jts/jtshome.htm|JTS]]
 * [[http://www.dpi.inpe.br/terralib/|TerraLib]]
 * [[http://www.metamodellers.com/epigrass.html|Epigrass]]: epidemiological simulation and analysis
 * [[http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/GeoClue|GeoClue]]: geoinformation framework accessible via the D-Bus messaging system or C API
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 * [ftp://intevation.de/users/bh/ Python Shapelib binding]
 * [http://trac.gispython.org/projects/PCL/wiki Python Cartographic Library] (PCL)
 * [http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsmanshp/ Tcl Shapelib binding]
 * [http://sourceforge.net/projects/ruby-shapelib Ruby Shapelib binding]
 * [[ftp://intevation.de/users/bh/|Python Shapelib binding]]
 * [[http://trac.gispython.org/projects/PCL/wiki|Python Cartographic Library]] (PCL)
 * [[http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsmanshp/|Tcl Shapelib binding]]
 * [[http://sourceforge.net/projects/ruby-shapelib|Ruby Shapelib binding]]
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 * [http://www.ossim.org Ossim]: currently being worked on (Francesco Lovergine)
 * [http://www.postlbs.org PostLBS]: powerful '''routing solution''' for PostgreSQL/PostGIS
 * [http://www.dpi.inpe.br/terraview/ TerraView]: powerful GIS based on [http://www.dpi.inpe.br/terralib/ TerraLib] (already in Debian, but obsolete)
 * [http://openmodeller.sourceforge.net/ OpenModeller]: species occurrence modelling software
 * [http://r-spatial.sourceforge.net/ r-spatial]: R/GRASS interface for GRASS 6 and other spatial software for R
 * [http://www.snafu.org/ garmin-utils]: similar in scope and function to gpstrans, but works with modern serial Garmins. See also [http://pkgsrc.se/geography/garmin-utils the NetBSD port]
 * [http://www.efoto.eng.uerj.br/ e-foto]: aerial photogrammetry. See [http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=e-foto-generic&max_rows=25&style=nested&viewmonth=200705 this unanswered post]
 * [[http://www.ossim.org|Ossim]]: currently being worked on (Francesco Lovergine)
 * [[http://www.postlbs.org|PostLBS]]: powerful '''routing solution''' for PostgreSQL/PostGIS
 * [[http://www.opencpn.org|OpenCpn]]: Navigation software (ITP DebianBug:538067)
 * [[http://www.dpi.inpe.br/terraview/|T
erraView]]: powerful GIS based on [[http://www.dpi.inpe.br/terralib/|TerraLib]] (already in Debian, but obsolete)
 * [[http://openmodeller.sourceforge.net/|OpenModeller]]: species occurrence modelling software
 * [[http://r-spatial.sourceforge.net/|r-spatial]]: R/GRASS interface for GRASS 6 and other spatial software for R
 * [[http://www.snafu.org/|garmin-utils]]: similar in scope and function to gpstrans, but works with modern serial Garmins. See also [[http://pkgsrc.se/geography/garmin-utils|the NetBSD port]]
 * [[http://www.efoto.eng.uerj.br/|e-foto]]: aerial photogrammetry. See [[http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=e-foto-generic&max_rows=25&style=nested&viewmonth=200705|this unanswered post]]
 * [[http://www.inventis.ca/ogr2gui/index_en.htm|ogr2gui]] - GUI frontend for GDAL's ogr2ogr vector geodata format converter
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===== OpenStreetMap =====
[http://www.openstreetmap.org OpenStreetmap]: Useful for upcoming release of gpsdrive
 * [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/JOSM josm]: Java Open Street Map Editor
 * [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Gosmore gosmore]: viewer of OSM XML data such as the planet.osm
 * Mapnik
 * [http://www.parabola.me.uk/mkgmap mkgmap]: OSM to Garmin maps converter
 * [[http://www.naturalearthdata.com|Natural Earth data]] (''public domain'')
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 * OSGeo's NC sample dataset
 * GRASS/OSGeo's North Carolina sample dataset
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 * [http://www.gvsig.gva.es/index.php?id=gvsig&L=2 gvSIG] '''(top priority)'''
 * [http://udig.refractions.net/ uDig]: User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS
 * [http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOS/Home GeoServer]
 * [http://postgis.refractions.net/ Postgisdriver-JUMP]: currently being worked on. Contrib - depends on jump
 * [http://www.geotools.org/ GeoTools]: Java GIS Toolkit
 * [http://www.deegree.org/ Deegree2 and iGeoPortal]: currently being worked on. Binary package structure not yet clear.
 * [http://ww2d.org/ NASA World Wind (Java version)]: Needs JOGL and perhaps SUN Java
 * [http://jogl.dev.java.net/ JOGL]: Java
 * [http://www.saig.es/kosmo.php Kosmos] Desktop GIS derived from OpenJUMP (an unofficial package available)
 * [[http://www.gvsig.gva.es/index.php?id=gvsig&L=2|gvSIG]] '''(top priority)''' needs geotools
 * [[http://udig.refractions.net/|uDig]]: User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS, needs geotools
 * [[http://geoserver.org|GeoServer]] needs geotools
 * [[http://geonetwork-opensource.org|GeoNetwork]]
 * [[http://www.geotools.org/|GeoTools]]: Java GIS Toolkit (ITP DebianBug:594859)
 * [[http://www.deegree.org/|Deegree2 and iGeoPortal]]: currently being worked on. Binary package structure not yet clear
 * [[http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/java/|NASA World Wind (Java version)]]: Needs JOGL (already packaged) and perhaps SUN Java
 * [[http://www.saig.es/kosmo.php|Kosmos]] Desktop GIS derived from OpenJUMP (an unofficial package available)
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For more info on the Java state in Debian, see the [http://wiki.debian.org/Java/MoveToMain moving java to Debian/main] page. For more info on the Java state in Debian, see the [[http://wiki.debian.org/Java/MoveToMain|moving java to Debian/main]] page.
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 * [http://pywps.wald.intevation.org PyWPS]: Python Web Processing Service
 * [http:///www.openlayers.org OpenLayers], [http://tilecache.org TileCache], [http://featureserver.org FeatureServer] (all from [http://www.metacarta.com MetaCarta])
 * [http://www.pmapper.net p.mapper] (unofficial [http://www.pmapper.net/download.shtml packages] available
 * [[http://pywps.wald.intevation.org|PyWPS]]: Python Web Processing Service
 * [[http:///www.openlayers.org|OpenLayers]], [[http://tilecache.org|TileCache]], [[http://featureserver.org|FeatureServer]] (all from [[http://www.metacarta.com|MetaCarta]])
 * [[http://www.pmapper.net|p.mapper]] (unofficial [[http://www.pmapper.net/download.shtml|packages]] available)

== Lower Priority ==
 * [[http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/res/pi/MB-System/|MB-System]]: multibeam, interferometry, and sidescan sonar data processing (GPL)
 * [[http://www.jgrass.org/|JGrass]]: currently being worked on. Contrib - needs jdk1.4, several contrib packages. Currently being fused with uDig - better postpone packaging until settled down
 * [[http://postgis.refractions.net/|Postgisdriver-JUMP]]: currently being worked on. Contrib - depends on jump
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 * [http://www.vterrain.org/ Visual Terrain Project]: proposed
 * [http://www.llnl.gov/visit/ VisIt]: 3D visualization
 * [http://www.web3d.org/x3d/opensource/ X3D]: modern version of VRML, various libs & apps
 * [http://www.opendx.org/ OpenDX]: the open source version of IBM's Visualization Data Explorer. Uses the IBM Public License
 * [http://www9.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/Persons/Roettger/download/ MINI]: proposed, needed for VTerrain
 * [http://www.andesengineering.com/Producer/index.html OpenProducer]: proposed, useful for OpenSceneGraph

== Lower Priority ==
 * [http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Haven/2295/useful.html Shape file utilities, including ShapeChecker]
 * http://www.primagis.fi/ map extension for Plone; it builds on top of Mapserver, [http://trac.gispython.org/projects/PCL/wiki Python Cartographic Library] (PCL) and Cartographic Objects for Zope (ZCO)
 * [http://openev.sourceforge.net/ OpenEV]: currently being worked on (Alex Bodnaru); old version, based on gtk1; the new one, based on gtk2, is still unsuitable to packaging
 * [http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/res/pi/MB-System/ MB-System]: multibeam, interferometry, and sidescan sonar data processing (GPL)
 * [http://sourceforge.net/projects/phppggis/ PhpPgGIS]: [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=381974 ITP #381974]. Project apparently inactive
 * [http://www.open3dgis.org/ Open3D GIS]: Requires FreeWRL, see http://sourceforge.net/projects/freewrl/. Project apparently dead? https://sourceforge.net/projects/open3dgis/
 * [http://ucsu.colorado.edu/~squiresm/ dxf2svg]: also the reciprocal svg2dxf (depends on pstoedit)
 * [http://www.jgrass.org/ JGrass]: currently being worked on. Contrib - needs jdk1.4, several contrib packages. Currently being fused with uDig - better postpone packaging until settled down
 * [[http://www.vterrain.org/|Virtual Terrain Project]]: proposed
 * [[http://www.llnl.gov/visit/|VisIt]]: 3D visualization
 * [[http://www.web3d.org/x3d/opensource/|X3D]]: modern version of VRML, various libs & apps
 * [[http://www.opendx.org/|OpenDX]]: the open source version of IBM's Visualization Data Explorer. Uses the IBM Public License
 * [[http://www9.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/Persons/Roettger/download/|MINI]]: proposed, needed for VTerrain

Outdated Information

The information on this page is no longer updated.

This page lists binary packages proposed for inclusion in Debian, and their status. Please, make the project name links to the upstream project home page. Please keep all packages derived from a given upstream project together.

The package list could be non up-to-date, this list is maintained by hand, please keep it with a grain of salt. See DebianGis Status for a synthesis page of archive status, automatically generated on a daily basis. This page is useful anyway to see interesting packages and comments about. See http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_packages for an updated details.

Ready in official Debian

The packages found in the main Debian repositories may lag behind what is available from the DebianGIS SVN, which may lag behind the latest upstream release. Packages maintained by the DebianGIS team are drawn directly from our SVN.

Geospatial packages of core concern

Meta-packages

Binary packages

Core infrastructure
  • GDAL: Convert between many geospatial data formats

  • PROJ: proj-doc: there are PDF files available, perhaps those would be better?

  • PostGIS

  • GEOS

Desktop GIS
  • GRASS: Powerful GIS for modeling and analysis

  • QGIS: Easy to use GIS. Includes qgis-plugin-grass

  • OpenJUMP: in debian/contrib, because it depend on batik and sun jre. Work is being done to get batik into debian/main, and openjump to work with GNU Classpath. Packaged instead of JUMP

  • Saga GIS

  • thuban

Web services

OpenStreetMap

GPS apps and Navigation

Desktop apps

Cartography
  • gmt: The Generic Mapping Tools

Utilities
  • Avce00 and E00compr

  • GeoTranz: similar in function to "proj" or "cs2cs" from PROJ.4, but in the form of a Java hand calculator.

To be sorted

Useful packages to be packaged

Sorted by approximate priority.

Libraries and bindings

Desktop/Analysis/Database

Data

Sample datasets
  • GRASS's Spearfish dataset
  • GRASS/OSGeo's North Carolina sample dataset

Java

For more info on the Java state in Debian, see the moving java to Debian/main page.

Live Web Apps

Lower Priority

  • MB-System: multibeam, interferometry, and sidescan sonar data processing (GPL)

  • JGrass: currently being worked on. Contrib - needs jdk1.4, several contrib packages. Currently being fused with uDig - better postpone packaging until settled down

  • Postgisdriver-JUMP: currently being worked on. Contrib - depends on jump

3D Visualization

  • Virtual Terrain Project: proposed

  • VisIt: 3D visualization

  • X3D: modern version of VRML, various libs & apps

  • OpenDX: the open source version of IBM's Visualization Data Explorer. Uses the IBM Public License

  • MINI: proposed, needed for VTerrain