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Installing Quantum GIS

Posted 05-06-2011 at 08:07 AM by megasaputra

When I installed QGIS, I downloaded the rpm. Then I searched the dependency. The dependency for QGIS are :
libgeos >= 2 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
libgdal1 >= 1.6.0 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
sqlite >= 3.5 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
gpsbabel is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
python-gdal is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
libfcgi.so.0 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
libgdal.so.1 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586...
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manually setting up WPA for wireless interfaces

Posted 05-06-2011 at 05:26 AM by neonsignal
Updated 05-06-2011 at 05:31 AM by neonsignal

Since the default wireless interface is typically wlan0, it can be useful to edit /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules to set the interface name.

The wireless supplicant daemon is also required:
Code:
apt-get install wpasupplicant
The wpasupplicant entries are stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. Entries can be added manually, or using:
Code:
wpa_passphrase ssid key >>/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
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network card buffer overflows on Toshiba Portege

Posted 05-06-2011 at 05:13 AM by neonsignal
Updated 05-30-2011 at 07:14 AM by neonsignal

On a Toshiba Portege 3440 series laptop, this problem was solved by setting noapic in the boot options.
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manually configuring network interfaces

Posted 05-06-2011 at 05:11 AM by neonsignal
Updated 05-06-2011 at 05:14 AM by neonsignal

Edit /etc/network/interfaces. Typical parameters are address, netmask, network, broadcast, gateway, dns-nameservers. For wireless networks, there is also wireless-essid and wireless-key.
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intro

Posted 05-06-2011 at 05:02 AM by neonsignal
Updated 05-06-2011 at 05:38 AM by neonsignal

This is a series of entries on Linux related tasks. They aren't documented thoroughly enough to go into a wiki, but might be useful to others. By default, they are aimed at the latest debian stable distro. Some are memory joggers rather than being particularly insightful! Comments pointing out errors and omissions are welcome.
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