Live GIS Disc Press Release 55

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Starting build cycle for OSGeo-Live 8.5

10 November 2014

We are starting the build cycle for version 8.5 of the OSGeo-Live DVD/USB/VM which will be released in March 2013, ready for several special events, including FOSS4G-NA, FOSSGIS Germany, among others.

We would like to hear from anyone wishing to add new projects to OSGeo-Live, anyone wishing to extend or add translations, or anyone who has ideas on how we should shape the upcoming release.

Key Milestones

1 Dec 2014 All new applications installed, most old applications updated
23 Dec 2014 Feature Freeze (all apps updated)
26 Jan 2015 User Acceptance Test (all apps installed and working)
15 Feb 2015 Final ISO sent to printers

... full schedule

About OSGeo-Live

OSGeo-live is a Lubuntu based distribution of Geospatial Open Source Software, available via a Live DVD, Virtual Machine and USB. You can use OSGeo-Live to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything.