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Slide Number 1

Title Slide

Welcome to the spoken tutorial on installation of QGIS .
Slide Number 2

Learning Objectives

In this tutorial we will learn to install QGIS on,
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Windows and
  • Mac Operating System.
Slide Number 3

System Requirement

For the installation, I am using,
  • Ubuntu Linux version 16.04
  • Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.10 and
  • A working Internet connection.
Press Ctrl, Alt and T keys simultaneously. Open the terminal by pressing Ctrl, Alt and T keys simultaneously.
Type sudo su and press Enter. At the prompt,

Type sudo space su and press Enter.

At the prompt.

Cursor on the message.

Type the password and press Enter.

A message appears which prompts you to enter your system password.

Type the password and press Enter.

Cursor on the terminal. Now we have to execute few commands for the installation.
Open the QGIS Installation Repositories file. Here I have the file with the list of necessary commands.

This file is provided in the Code files link with the name QGIS Installation Repositories.

Cursor on QGIS Installation Repositories file.

Copy the below command,

gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Let's now add QGIS repositories to the sources.list file.

Copy the following command.

Use Ctrl C to copy.

Terminal : Right-click and select paste.

Press Enter.

At the terminal prompt, right-click and select paste.

And press Enter.

Gedit with sources.list file opens. Gedit editor will open with sources.list file.
Cursor on QGIS Installation Repositories file. Go back to the QGIS Installation Repositories file.

Now add two lines highlighted here at the end of the sources.list file.

Copy the below lines,


deb https://qgis.org/ubuntu-ltr xenial main

deb-src https://qgis.org/ubuntu-ltr xenial main

Copy the two lines shown here.


Cursor on Sources.list file. Paste at the end of the sources.list file.
Gedit Editor with sources.list file opens. Press Ctrl S to save the file.
Point it to the top left corner close button. Now close this file by clicking on the cross at the top left corner of your window.
Cursor on the Terminal.

Type sudo apt-get update and press Enter.

At the terminal prompt, type sudo space apt-get space update and press Enter.
Cursor on the Terminal. This process may take some time.

The update is now complete.

At the terminal. At this point we need to execute a few more commands.


Let us go back to the QGIS Installation Repositories file.

Cursor on QGIS Installation Repositories file.

QGIS Repository Public Keys.


wget -O - https://qgis.org/downloads/qgis-2017.gpg.key | gpg --import

gpg --fingerprint CAEB3DC3BDF7FB45


gpg --export --armor CAEB3DC3BDF7FB45 | sudo apt-key add -

The following three commands are shown here.

We need to execute them one by one.

Copy one command at a time and paste them in the terminal.

Press Enter after pasting each command at the prompt.

Highlight OK Message. After execution of the third command, you will see an OK message.
Cursor on QGIS Installation Repositories file.

Copy the below lines.


sudo apt-get install qgis python-qgis qgis-plugin-grass

Now execute the last command from the QGIS Installation Repositories file.

Copy the following command.

Cursor on the Terminal

Press Enter.

Paste it at the terminal prompt and press Enter.
Press Y on the keyboard.

Installation in process

Press Y to continue and press Enter.

This process will take some time.

The installation is now complete.

Dashboard Press Windows key on your keyboard and type QGIS in the Search bar.
Click on QGIS Desktop Application Icon. You should be able to see QGIS Desktop Application.

Click on it to open QGIS.

Cursor on the interface. This is the QGIS interface.
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QGIS Installation

Now let’s move on to the QGIS installation on Windows.
Copy and Paste following link to the web browser.

https://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/download

Go back to the QGIS Installation Repositories file.

Copy the following link.

Open Chrome Web Browser. Open any web browser in your system. I am opening Chrome.
Cursor on Chrome Web Browser.

Paste the copied link. Press Enter.

Paste the copied link into a web browser and press Enter.
A Dialogue box appears on the web page. Ignore this error message and click on OK.
Scroll down to Long term release repository section. Scroll down to Long term release repository most stable section.
Choose 64 bit.

Click on the download icon.

Choose appropriate setup between, 64 bit or 32 bit according to your system.

Click on the Download icon, given on the left side of the respective setup file.

Downloading in the process. Download of installer file will take some time, depending upon your Internet speed.
Cursor on the window. I have already downloaded this setup file and saved it to the Downloads folder.
Cursor on the window. Now let’s navigate to the Downloads folder.
Click on search box.

Type downloads.

In the search box available on the task bar, type downloads.
Click on downloads option. Click on the Downloads option.
Find QGIS Installer file. Downloads folder opens.

Find QGIS installer file.


Double click on it to start the installation process.

Cursor on Window. A dialog-box will open on your system.

Click Yes to proceed.

Cursor on Installation Wizard. Installation Wizard opens.

Read the instructions and click on Next button.

Click on I Agree. In the software license agreement page, click on I Agree button.
Point to the Location section. Choose where to install the software, leave default location if not sure.
Keep the default selection. You need not select any extra components for installation, just proceed with QGIS.
Click on Install button. Click on Install button.
Installation in process. The installation will take some time.
Click on Finish. Once done, click on Finish button to complete the installation.


QGIS would be installed on your systems now.

Type QGIS in the search box. In the search box available on the taskbar, type QGIS.

In the list, you should be able to see QGIS Desktop Application.

Click on QGIS Desktop. Click on it to open QGIS.
Cursor on the interface. This is the QGIS interface.
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Installation of QGIS.

Now let’s move on to the QGIS installation on Mac OS.
Cursor on QGIS Website’s download page. Go back to the QGIS download web page we had opened earlier.
Cursor on QGIS Website’s download page. Open Download for Mac OS X tab.
Scroll down to Long term release most stable. Scroll down to Long term release most stable section.
Click on the download icon. Click on the download icon given on the left side of the respective setup file.
Cursor on dialog box. A dialog box opens.
Keep the default file name. Let us not change the default file name.
Choose Downloads folder Choose Downloads folder as a location to save this file.
Click on Savebutton. Click on Save button.
Downloading in process. Download of installer file will take some time, depending upon your Internet speed.
Cursor on the window. I have already downloaded this setup file and saved it to the Downloads folder.
Cursor on the window. Now let’s navigate to the Downloads folder.
Click on search icon. Click on search icon at the top-right corner of the screen.
Type Downloads. Type Downloads, double-click on the Downloads folder option.
Find QGIS Installer file. Find QGIS Installer file, click on it to start the installation process.
QGIS setup folder open.

Point to the folders.

A setup folder opens with many files.

There are four packages, each starts with a number.

This tells you the order to install the packages.

Cursor on the setup folder.
  • To allow installation of non-Apple developer recognized software,
  • First change your Mac Security Preferences to Allow apps downloaded from: Anywhere.
Open System Preferences.

Press Enter.

Click on search icon at the top-right corner on the screen.

Type System Preferences and press Enter.

Click on Security & Privacy. A window with system preferences will open.

Click on Security & Privacy.

In General tab by default, if not select General From the Security & Privacy window, in General tab.
Select the lock in the lower left corner. Click the lock icon in the bottom-left corner to allow changes.
Enter the username and password. Enter your system password in the dialog box.
Click on unlock. Then click on Unlock button.
Select Anywhere. In the Allow apps downloaded from section, click on Anywhere radio button.
Click on Allow from anywhere A dialog box open, click on Allow from anywhere button.
Click on the opened lock icon. Click on the opened lock icon in the bottom-left corner to lock the settings.
Close the window Close the window.
Go to the Setup Folder. Now go to the setup folder and Double click on package number 1.

Follow the instructions in this Installation wizard and install the package.

Click on Continue. Click on Continue.
Click on Continue. Read the given important instructions and click on Continue.
Click on Continue. Read the license agreement and click on Continue.
Click on Agree. Agree the software license agreement by clicking on Agree button in the opened dialog box.
Click on install. Click on install.
Enter system password. Type the system password in the opened dialog box.
Click on Install. And click on Install Software button.
Cursor on the window. Once the installation completes, Click on Close button.
Repeat the process for package numbers 2,3 & 4. Repeat this process for package numbers 2,3 and 4.
Cursor on the window. Once the installations for all four packages are complete, QGIS would be installed on your system.
Cursor on Desktop Window. Click on search icon. Type QGIS.
Double click on QGIS application. Double-click on QGIS application to launch QGIS.
Cursor on QGIS Interface. Here is the QGIS interface.

More information about the interface and features will be covered in the upcoming tutorials.

Slide Number 6

Summary

Let us summarize.

In this tutorial, we have learnt:

  • Installation of QGIS version 2.18 on,
    • Ubuntu Linux version 16.04
    • Windows 10 and
    • Mac OS X 10.10.
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Assignment

As an assignment,
  • Install QGIS on your machine.
  • Open QGIS interface and explore.
  • Go through the menus and toolbars.
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