OSGeo-Live 6.0 released

Version 6.0 of the OSGeo-Live GIS software collection has been released, and will be officially launched at OSGIS 2012, the Open Source GIS conference in Nottingham, UK, 4-5 September.

Release Highlights

Applications All geospatial applications on the disc have been updated to their latest stable releases. OpenJDK 7 All OSGeo-Live java applications have been successfully migrated to OpenJDK 7. Migration to OpenJDK was driven by Oracle’s announcement that including Sun Java in Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, or OSGeo-Live, is no longer
allowed. Translations There has been significant activity translating OSGeo-Live documentation. Core documents are available in ten languages, and comprehensive translations are available for many other languages, including: Catalan (new), Chinese (new), English, French (new), German, Greek, Italian (new), Japanese, Korean (new), Polish, Spanish Xubuntu 12.04 LTS The Xubuntu base has been upgraded to 12.04 LTS (Long Term Support)
About OSGeo-Live
OSGeo-Live is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB flash drive and Virtual Machine based upon Ubuntu Linux that is pre-configured with a wide variety of robust open source geospatial software. The applications can be trialled without installing anything on your computer, simply by booting the computer from a DVD or USB drive, or running in a Virtual Machine environment. An accompanying collection of lightning presentations introduce the breadth and depth of Free and Open Source for Geospatial.

http://live.osgeo.org

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