3. Installation

All required tools are available on OSGeo Live.


Before attending a workshop event, make sure your you can use OSGeo Live with either method or Install pgRouting on your computer.

This workshop uses OSGeoLive on virtuabBox

3.1. OSGeo Live on a virtualBox

3.1.1. Install VirtualBox.

Linux distributions:

Add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list. According to your distribution, replace ‘<mydist>’ with ‘artful’, ‘zesty’, ‘yakkety’, ‘xenial’, ‘trusty’, ‘stretch’, ‘jessie’, or ‘wheezy’

deb https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian <mydist> contrib

Add the keys:

wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox_2016.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -

3.1.2. Download OSGeoLive 12.0

  • Go to https://sourceforge.net/projects/osgeo-live/files/12.0/ and download osgeolive-12.0-vm.7z

  • Open VirtualBox and click New

  • Fill name and operating system

  • Fill memory size

  • Fill hard disk & create

  • Fill General & Choose bidirectional (to be able o use the clipboard between your computer and the virtual machine.)

  • Double-click on OSGeoLive12 & Read Welcome message

  • Ready to use



OSGeo Live’s account is user and password is user