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How to easily add South African and Namibian toposheets as XYZ tiles to QGIS

Posted by: Tim Sutton | in QGIS | 1 month, 1 week ago | Comments

Thanks to the great work of Grant Slater and the OpenStreetmap team, there are freely available XYZ tilesets for South Africa and Namibia 1:50 000 series toposheets which can easily be added to QGIS. Here is the general procedure to add a layer:

Using a SAMBA/CIFS mount as a docker volume

Posted by: Tim Sutton | in Docker | 10 months, 2 weeks ago | Comments

I preface this article by saying that what I am showing here is probably not best practice and you should test to see if it works reliably for you before taking this route. I should also mention that this is a hacky approach because it breaks our ‘never log on to a server’ rule, so it is not a long-term solution - it is a short-term hack until Hetzner adds a cloud storage offering to their cloud platform.

How to resolve issues with QGIS 3 Processing Dialog Layouts on MacOS

Posted by: Tim Sutton | in QGIS | 1 year, 4 months ago | Comments

If you are using QGIS 3 master builds on MacOS and encounter issues with the display of processing dialog layouts like this:

Kartoza at GeoNode Summit 2016

Posted by: Tim Sutton | in GeoNode | 2 years, 2 months ago | Comments

Four of the Kartoza team (Tim, Etienne, Ismail and Rizky) attended the GeoNode Summit in Rome held in November 2016. The World Food Programme provided the venue for the event and our attendance was funded by the WorldBank/GFDRR. The event was a really great opportunity to interact with the GeoNode community. We used the opportunity to learn about the upcoming plans for GeoNode and discuss some of our own plans. 

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