Portable GIS

GIS on a USB stick. Announcement: Portable GIS Version 5.8 has been released! See for more details. The current set of software includes: Desktop GIS packages QGIS (with GRASS plugin) version 2.18.1 FWTools (GDAL and OGR toolkit) Apache2 and Php5 PostgreSQL (version 9.1)/Postgis (version 2.1) Mapserver 5.6 and 6, OpenLayers. Python 2.7 with GDAL 1.9 libraries and Psycopg2 Loader- for loading gml such as Ordnance Survey Mastermap into a PostgreSQL Database


About Archaeogeek was born in 2006 as a place for me to record my thoughts and experiences in using open source technologies, primarily GIS, in archaeology. At the time, and for 5 years after, I worked for Oxford Archaeology, the UK’s largest commercial archaeological unit, at their northern office in Lancaster. In 2011 I began working for Astun Technology, deploying web mapping solutions based on an open source stack, and that’s where I’ve stayed ever since.