Installing PostGIS in Ubuntu Natty

This will install PostGIS and add the R language through PLR in the current version of Ubuntu Natty 11.04 sudo apt-get install qgis sudo apt-get install postgresql sudo apt-get install postgresql-8.4-postgis sudo apt-get install postgresql-8.4-plr sudo apt-get install pgadmin3 One small step that is necessary is to change the user password for postgres. You can…

Updating to Ubuntu 11.04: Solving the sticking cursor

I now expect Ubuntu to work strait out of the box so I was disappointed by a severe bug in the kernel that the current version of Natty uses. uname -a Linux duncan-HP 2.6.39-02063904-generic #201108040905 SMP Thu Aug 4 11:04:48 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux The issue makes the cursor periodically freeze on the…