Welcome to OSGeo-Live 4.0.1

OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Xubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around.

It provides pre-configured applications for a range of geospatial use cases, including storage, publishing, viewing, analysis and manipulation of data. It also contains sample datasets and documentation.

To try out the applications, simply:

  1. Insert DVD or USB thumb drive in computer or virtual machine.
  2. Reboot computer. (verify boot device order)
  3. Press "Enter" to startup & login.
  4. Trial applications from the "Geospatial" menu.

Many applications are also provided with installers for Apple OSX and Microsoft Windows.

Quick Starts