Installing Open Foris Geospatial Toolkit

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==Windows Cygwin installation==
==Windows Cygwin installation==
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WARNING: NOTES UNDER REVIEW; AT LEAST UNDER XP THESE NOTES LEAD TO HAVE OFT RUN UNDER AN ADMIN ACCOUNT AND NOT A STANDARD ONE
The [http://www.cygwin.com/ Cygwin] project provides a Linux terminal in Windows.
The [http://www.cygwin.com/ Cygwin] project provides a Linux terminal in Windows.
# Download the [http://cygwin.com/setup.exe setup.exe] installer
# Download the [http://cygwin.com/setup.exe setup.exe] installer
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# Run it as admin
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# Run it as admin (right-click on setup.exe and Run as [admin credentials])
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# Ensure to flag the following options during the installation
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# Click Next
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# Choose Install from Internet
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# You may leave the destination folder as C:\cygwin (for All Users)
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# Choose any local package directory (it will be used for future storage of installers)
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# Select Direct Connection (unless your connection requirements are different)
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# Choose a download site, basing on site country domain or known availability, or add your own preferite
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# If it is a first time installation of CygWin, acknowledge the warning with OK (if you already have CygWin installed, you could skip the installation or check how the installation may affect the existing version)
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# Ensure to flag the following options during the installation (use the Search field for a faster retrieval of the needed components: type the package name in the field, expand the correct group, search for the package and click on "Skip" to see it changed to the version number)
## under Devel
## under Devel
### ''gcc-g++''
### ''gcc-g++''
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### ''gsl-devel''
### ''gsl-devel''
### ''gsl-doc''
### ''gsl-doc''
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# Accept to download the related dependencies
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# Click Next
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# Accept to resolve the related dependencies
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# Click Next
# The installation may take some time
# The installation may take some time
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# Choose whether or not to create a Desktop and a Start Menu icon
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# Click Finish
To compile the Open Foris Geospatial Toolkit you need to compile GDAL manually.
To compile the Open Foris Geospatial Toolkit you need to compile GDAL manually.
# Download the installer from the [http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/DownloadSource gdal official repository] (e.g. [http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz])
# Download the installer from the [http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/DownloadSource gdal official repository] (e.g. [http://download.osgeo.org/gdal/gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz])
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# Save it in your CygWin home folder (e.g. ''C:\cygwin\home\[username]'')
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# Save it in your CygWin home folder (e.g. ''C:\cygwin\home'') or in another destination of your choice
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# Run CygWin ('''NOTE: FOR INSTALLATION, RUN CYGWIN AS ADMIN; at least "make install" and "./OpenForisToolkit.run"''')
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# Run CygWin ('''NOTE: FOR INSTALLATION, RUN CYGWIN AS ADMIN; at least "make install" and "./OpenForisToolkit.run"'''; Right click on Start > (All) Programs > CygWin > CygWin Terminal and Run as [admin credentials])
# Install GDAL using the following commands
# Install GDAL using the following commands
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cd [folder containing gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz]
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cd [folder containing gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz] (e.g. cd C:/cygwin/home, mind the simple slash)
tar -xvzf gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz
tar -xvzf gdal-1.8.1.tar.gz
cd gdal-1.8.1
cd gdal-1.8.1
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#and '''update''' to the latest version using command <pre>oft-update.bash</pre>  
#and '''update''' to the latest version using command <pre>oft-update.bash</pre>  
#You can also '''uninstall''' all the tools. To do that, enter the command:<pre>oft-uninstall.bash</pre>
#You can also '''uninstall''' all the tools. To do that, enter the command:<pre>oft-uninstall.bash</pre>
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# In case you do not need further CygWin packages, you can delete the folder created at step 6
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