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= What is DebianGis ? = #language en
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'''DebianGis''' is about improving [http://www.debian.org Debian] to make it the best distribution for '''Geographical Information Systems''' applications and users. A good deal of GIS related softwares and libraries (e.g. GRASS, see http://grass.itc.it) are already present in Debian. Thanks to efforts of the DebianGis team, we have currently an up-to-date GRASS package in main and many other packages. Other programs are along their way to be included in the archive. ||<tablestyle="width: 100%; text-align: center; border: 0px hidden"> {{attachment:debiangis_mollweide.png}}||
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The coordination of this project happens on ''pkg-grass-general@lists.alioth.debian.org''.
You can subscribe to it by using the form available [http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-grass-general here]. Public archives of the list are at the same place.
A list of svn committments and uploads is available at ''pkg-grass-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org'' and is generally used by developers for keeping tracks of work done.
We started a DebianGis packages repository (also opened to non Debian Developers and sponsorees) and a Subversion (SVN) archive for co-maintainance.
= What is Debian GIS ? =
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[http://www.ubuntu.com/wiki/UbuntuGIS UbuntuGis] is a project with similar aims for the [http://www.ubuntu.com/ UbuntuLinux] distribution. Similar projects are conducted by a few other groups. See [http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Distribution_Special_Interest_Groups OSGeo Distribution Special Interest Groups] for more information. The goal of the '''Debian GIS''' project is about improving [[https://www.debian.org|Debian]] to make it the best distribution for '''Geographical Information Systems''' applications and users. A lot of GIS related softwares and libraries (e.g. [[http://grass.osgeo.org|GRASS GIS]], [[http://www.gdal.org|GDAL]], and [[http://proj.osgeo.org|PROJ]]) are already present in Debian. Thanks to efforts of the Debian GIS team, we currently have many exciting GIS packages in Debian's ''main'' archives. Other programs are well along their way to being included in the archive.

The coordination of this project happens on the ''debian-gis@lists.debian.org'' mailing list.
You can subscribe to it by using the form available [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-gis|here]]. Public archives of the list are at the same place.

A list of commits, bug reports, and uploads is available on the ''pkg-grass-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org'' mailing list, which is generally used by developers for keeping a record of work done. The developer list is GIS-generic -- the "pkg-GRASS" name is a historical artefact from the birth of the project.

We host Git repositories for team maintenance of packaging work on Debian's Salsa server:
 * Website: https://debian-gis-team.pages.debian.net/
 * Team Policy: https://debian-gis-team.pages.debian.net/policy/
 * Git repositories: https://salsa.debian.org/debian-gis-team/

[[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGIS|UbuntuGis]] is a page that collects GIS-related information for the [[http://www.ubuntu.com/|UbuntuLinux]] distribution. UbuntuGIS is not an actual project for maintaining GIS packages like Debian GIS. Similar projects are conducted by a few other groups. See [[http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Distribution_Special_Interest_Groups|OSGeo Distribution Special Interest Groups]] for more information.
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 * [wiki:/MailingLists Mailing Lists] -- the mailing lists used for coordinating the project
 * IRC -- Use the `#debian-gis` channel on the OFTC network
 * [wiki:/PackageList Packages List] -- list of packages in, or proposed for, Debian (see also: [http://pkg-grass.alioth.debian.org/debiangis-status.html The DebianGis packages thermometer])
 * [wiki:/Repository The repository] -- information about DebianGis packages
 * [wiki:/BugsReporting Reporting bugs] -- how to report bugs about DebianGis packages.
 * [wiki:/UpdatingPostGIS PostGIS updating hints] -- how to approach updating postgresql and postgis to newer versions
 * [http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2004/10/msg00007.html The DebianGis Manifesto] -- first announce of the DebianGis Project
 * [[/MailingLists|Mailing Lists]] -- the mailing lists used for coordinating the project
 * IRC: [[irc://irc.debian.org/debian-gis|#debian-gis]] on irc.debian.org (OFTC)
 * [[https://debian-gis-team.pages.debian.net/policy/|Debian GIS policy]] explains the packaging rules (put this under your pillow if you want to work on Debian GIS packages)
 * [[/PackageList|Packages List]] -- list of packages in, or proposed for, Debian
  * see also: [[https://blends.debian.org/gis/thermometer/|The Debian GIS packages thermometer]]
 * [[/Repository|The repository and backports]] -- get the latest Debian GIS packages hot off the press or modern packages built for older versions of Debian
 * [[/BugsReporting|Reporting bugs]] -- how to report bugs about Debian GIS packages.
 * [[/UpdatingPostGIS|PostGIS updating hints]] -- how to approach updating postgresql and postgis to newer versions
 * [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2004/10/msg00007.html|The DebianGis Manifesto]] -- first announce of the DebianGis Project
 * [[/LiveImages|Live images]] -- Test the GIS tools in Debian using a live boot
 * [[DebianScience/Meteorology|Debian Meteorology]] -- Debian Meteo has some support packages in common
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 * [wiki:/HotNews Hot News] -- latest news from development team
 * Web interface to DebianGis package development [http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/pkg-grass/packages/ SVN repository]
 * [wiki:/InfoForDevelopers Developers Information] -- information for packagers and developers
 * [http://pkg-grass.alioth.debian.org/debiangis-status.html Packaging status] -- The DebianGis packages thermometer
 * [wiki:/ToDo A todo list] -- list of ideas
 * [[/Svn2Git|Moving SVN to Git repositories]] -- Notes about migration
 * [[/Transitions|Incoming transitions]] -- roadmap for future changes of main packages.
 * [[/HotNews|Hot News]] -- latest news from development team
 * Live interfaces to the Debian GIS package development Git repositories:
  * https://salsa.debian.org/debian-gis-team/
 * Live interfaces to the Debian GIS package development SVN repositories:
  * [[https://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/pkg-grass/packages/|ViewVC interface]] (deprecated)
 * [[/InfoForDevelopers|Developers Information]] -- information for packagers and developers
 * [[http://blends.debian.org/gis/thermometer/|Packaging status]] -- The DebianGis packages thermometer
 * [[/ToDo|A TODO list]] -- list of ideas
 * [[/HDF5|HDF5 related stuff]] -- status of HDF5
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 * [https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-grass/ Grass Project] -- the Debian Grass GIS Project on Alioth.
 * [wiki:/GdalPackaging GDAL Packaging] -- A few comments about the GDAL packaging
 * [[https://salsa.debian.org/debian-gis-team/grass|GRASS Project]] -- the Debian GRASS GIS Project on Alioth
 * [[/GdalPackaging|GDAL Packaging]] -- A few comments about the GDAL packaging
 * [[/GdalECWMrSid|GDAL and ECW/MrSID]] -- Some notes about ECW/MrSID plugins
 * [[/StateOfTheMap|DebianGis Status]] -- Add news about DebianGis here as drafting for regular announcements to the general world
 * [[/Sponsoring|Sponsoring requests]] -- Page for sponsoring tracking
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'''Follow updates on [[https://twitter.com/debiangis|Twitter]] or [[https://identi.ca/debiangis|Identi.ca]]'''
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CategoryTeams ## This page is referenced from https://www.debian.org/News/2011/20110205a
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Translation(s): English - 한국어 - Português Brasileiro

debiangis_mollweide.png

What is Debian GIS ?

The goal of the Debian GIS project is about improving Debian to make it the best distribution for Geographical Information Systems applications and users. A lot of GIS related softwares and libraries (e.g. GRASS GIS, GDAL, and PROJ) are already present in Debian. Thanks to efforts of the Debian GIS team, we currently have many exciting GIS packages in Debian's main archives. Other programs are well along their way to being included in the archive.

The coordination of this project happens on the debian-gis@lists.debian.org mailing list. You can subscribe to it by using the form available here. Public archives of the list are at the same place.

A list of commits, bug reports, and uploads is available on the pkg-grass-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org mailing list, which is generally used by developers for keeping a record of work done. The developer list is GIS-generic -- the "pkg-GRASS" name is a historical artefact from the birth of the project.

We host Git repositories for team maintenance of packaging work on Debian's Salsa server:

UbuntuGis is a page that collects GIS-related information for the UbuntuLinux distribution. UbuntuGIS is not an actual project for maintaining GIS packages like Debian GIS. Similar projects are conducted by a few other groups. See OSGeo Distribution Special Interest Groups for more information.

General contents

Development


Follow updates on Twitter or Identi.ca


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