3. Installation

All required tools are available on OSGeoLive.


Before attending a workshop event, make sure your you can use OSGeoLive with either method or Appendix: Installation on your computer.

This workshop uses OSGeoLive on VirtualBox

3.1. OSGeoLive on a VirtualBox

3.1.1. Install VirtualBox.

Complete details about installation can be found on the VirtualBox documentation.

Linux distributions:

Add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list. According to your distribution, replace ‘<mydist>’ with your distribution name.

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 -

Install Virtual box using:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install virtualbox-6.1

More detailed and up to date information can be found here

3.1.2. Download OSGeoLive 14.0


The images on this section might not correspond to the VirtualBox version you installed. But the workflow is similar.

  • Fill name and operating system

  • Fill memory size: Use 2048

  • 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 OSGeoLive14 & Read Welcome message

  • Ready to use



OSGeoLive’s account is user and password is user